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Kearney Area Chamber of commerce

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce (Kearney, Neb.) is seeking a President/CEO to oversee day-to-day operations of Nebraska's third-largest chamber.

The President/CEO provides leadership and public visibility; sustains the mission of the Chamber; recruits, hires and manages staff; manages finances; serves and promotes the overall business environment and quality of life in our community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and execute a strategic plan and program that drives real and measurable value to membership.
  • Maintain effective relationships and professional partnerships with the city, county and state government; Economic Development Council of Buffalo County; Kearney Visitor's Bureau; University of Nebraska at Kearney; and others.
  • Promote interest and active participation of members in chamber events.
  • Oversee membership promotion and retention program.
  • Evaluate and recommend policies, procedures and actions to maintain and grow membership.
  • Uphold chamber bylaws, government regulations and policies established by the Board.
  • Report chamber activity to membership and the public through media, public presentations and regular community appearances.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in public/business administration or related field, and/or any combination of more than five years work experience in public administration, management, economic development; Leadership and business development experience; Budget preparation and financial reporting background; Strategic planning and organizational development; Marketing, public relations, event planning knowledge.

The mission of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote the success and profitability of members through involvement, education, advocacy and marketing of the Kearney-area business community.

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, Search Committee, PO Box 607, Kearney NE 68848 or email to president@kearneycoc.org

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

1007 2nd Ave  •  PO Box 607  •  Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: 308-237-3101