UTICA, NY – The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is seeking applicants for their next Executive Director.
The Executive Director is charged with the responsibility of the operation of the organization as it relates to program of work, interpretation of policy, planning, operations, staff and finances. They will also be responsible for ensuring adherence to the Chamber’s by-laws. This position is a public-facing role and will include regular public speaking and interaction with businesses and elected officials. The Executive Director is responsible for maintaining the Chamber’s budget, increasing and retaining members, and putting on major events (as well as other duties as they arise.) This is a challenging job that requires a proven leader who is able to problem solve; maintain a positive work ethic and attitude; and execute initiatives through a small-team, roll-up-your-sleeves approach. A track record of success in sales/fundraising/marketing is critical.
Earlier this month, the Chamber accepted the resignation of their current Executive Director, Meghan Fraser McGrogan, who will remain at the Chamber until the end of January. To make this transition, the Chamber has formed a Search Committee to begin recruitment for the Executive Director role.
Those interested in applying should view the full application on greateruticachamber.org/executive-director-application/. Applications will be accepted until January 8, 2021.
The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member-based, business organization focused on the development of a prosperous economic climate that will enhance commercial growth and the quality of life for all who reside in the Utica region. The Chamber plays a significant role in the expansion of existing businesses and the attraction of new enterprises that will create jobs with the overall goal of stimulating economic growth in the area. The Chamber advocates for regional governmental collaboration and champions local assets. Through community engagement and business promotion activities, the Chamber is able to provide its members with the opportunity to be connected, involved and informed.