President / CEO

Confidential Company  •  Elkhart, IN

11 - 15 years experience  •  Non-Profit

$100K - $120K
Posted on 09/21/17
Confidential Company
Elkhart, IN
11 - 15 years experience
Non-Profit
$100K - $120K
Posted on 09/21/17

The Elkhart, IN community is home to a uniquely vibrant business community with more entrepreneurs, manufacturing jobs, publicly-traded companies, and national recognition than cities many times our size. We are different … and therefore, we require a different Chamber to bring our business leaders and elected officials and neighboring communities together for a brighter future. Our Chamber seeks a pioneering President & CEO to transform this healthy organization into a force for greater community engagement and change.

Are you that leader, that leader who has the vision and the ability to execute?

Objective - Create a strategy for a dynamic and growing Chamber by:

·       Crafting a Vision for the Chamber in the Elkhart and Michiana regional community

·       Developing a Plan to realize the Vision

·       Building a high-performing team to execute the Plan

·       Generating momentum and enthusiasm among Chamber members and the community around the Vision and Plan

Responsibilities:

·       Manage all aspects of the Chamber with the support of the Board of Directors

·       Maximize engagement with Chamber members and the business community

·       Lead a high-performing team, which includes recruiting, managing, developing, mentoring, and holding accountable all Chamber employees

·       Oversee all financial affairs with an emphasis on revenue growth and profitable operations

·       Align personnel and Chamber resources to operate efficiently by streamlining workflows and duties

·       Participate in the local and state political process by advocating community-improving policies, fostering a vibrant dialogue with elected officials, and communicating Chamber positions to the broader public

·       Promote Elkhart and its business community locally, regionally, and nationally

·       Maintain great relationships with other local Chambers and community-oriented organizations

Qualifications:

·       10+ years in a leadership capacity, preferably in the for-profit sector

·       Experience with growing organizations in changing economic environments

·       Success in executing ambitious initiatives and producing results

·       Effective communications

·       Ability to make tough and potentially unpopular decisions

·       Skill in bringing people together around complex issues with positive outcomes

Compensation:

·       Base salary of: $120, annual with potential additional incentive pay

·       Health Insurance

·       401(k) matching

·       Vacation and Time Off

 

About the Elkhart, IN Area:

Elkhart, IN has a long history of innovative entrepreneurs who created entire industries and of a community that has bounced back stronger during tough times. Our economic struggles and achievements have been recognized nationally with several visits by Barack Obama as a candidate and President. We have a highly skilled work force that is much in demand by manufacturing companies. Despite having only 3% of the state of Indiana’s population, Elkhart attracts regular visits by the governor, US Senators, and many state-wide elected officials. We have a sophisticated and complex business community, anchored by the RV industry, larger than that of cities many times our size.

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