Employment: Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce President

The Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce, office in Winnsboro, SC, is seeking an energetic, visionary leader to serve as the President of our progressive, two hundred member, business organization.  The candidate will also serve to provide leadership to the Fairfield County Tourism and Visitor Center, as well as Winnsboro Community Development.  The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator with the “people skills” necessary to build meaningful relationships with national and state leaders, community leaders, business owners, government officials, the Board of Directors, staff and chamber members.

The Director of the Chamber will be a goal-oriented planner with the ability to think strategically, develop objectives with action steps, and implement the plan.  Must possess a track record of sustained membership growth and retention as well as building innovative non-dues revenue producing programs, projects, and entrepreneurship to support economic and community development.

The selected individual should possess a strategic thought process and collaborative, yet decisive, manner combined with a high degree of energy, engagement, and enthusiasm that can be communicated and instilled throughout the organization.  Proficiency in Quick Books, Microsoft Office, Social Media. Experience with presentations, budgeting, and time management. Works well under pressure.

Experience:

Experience as a Chamber president or in a senior leadership position in a successful public or private community development organization.  The candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years management and leadership experience and have earned a bachelor’s degree or possess equivalent experience.  Graduation from or current participation in the Institute for Organization Management and/or Certified Chamber Executive (C.C.E.) will be given preference. Must be willing to locate in the County.

Send cover letter, resume and salary history by electronic transmission no later than October 25, 2018 to:

Danielle Miller, Chairman, Search Committee

Email: [email protected]

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