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Chief Executive Officer

The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors and supervising a staff of three, the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Chamber and for the overall development and administration of member programs and services in accordance with the Board’s strategic vision, the Chamber’s by-laws, its mission and policies. As the organization’s principal advocate and spokesperson, the CEO builds and maintains strong relationships with the Chamber’s many stakeholders, including the community at large, the Chamber membership, its volunteers, and its Board of Directors. The CEO works closely with a wide range of constituencies throughout the Gresham area in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build support and coalitions consistent with the Chamber’s overall business and community-building mission and priorities. The CEO also functions as the Secretary of the Chamber and serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors and all Councils/Committees. The CEO supervises a staff of two. For more information about the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, see http://www.greshamchamber.org/.  

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional who can provide strong and innovative leadership. He or she will be a results-oriented self-starter who will have a collaborative management style, excellent written and oral communication skills, and outstanding organizational and relationship-building skills. In addition, this highly polished individual will be politically savvy, be a strategic thinker, and have strong business acumen.  

To see a full position description, write to [email protected].    

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary history to [email protected].

Peter Wendel 503.533.7777