Chief Executive Officer

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: $70,000 - $90,000 - commensurate with experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred

Promote Business Vitality and Tourism
  • Develop and implement a collaborative strategic plan for county-wide prosperity
  • Lead marketing of Kittitas County:
  • develop and implement marketing strategies, including Chamber website
  • manage two visitor information centers
Promote Business Retention
  • Organize business development training, marketing, customer service, etc.
  • Conduct the Kittitas County Leadership Program - Annually
  • Build collaboration among key business stakeholders throughout the county
 Oversee Kittitas County Chambers’ Office Operations
  • Membership services: events, e-bulletin, newsletters and database administration
  • Ensure accountable and transparent use of Chamber funds and other resources
  • Supervise and develop staff (3 FTE / 6 PT) 
  • Support the Board of Directors with County communication and strategic planning
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Business Administration/ Marketing/ Public Relations or similar field
  • Experience in the development and implementation of strategic planning
  • Excellent leadership skills in communication, relationship building and growing collaboration in a geographically expansive, rural area.
  • Experience in business administration, program implementation, and public outreach
  • Demonstrated experience as an effective advocate with elected officials, the news media, regulatory agencies, etc.
  • Experience in nonprofit organization leadership
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Experience in staff leadership and development
  • Experience in the development and on-going engagement of a board of directors
  • Fluent in the use of Microsoft Office and social media platforms
To apply, please mail or email a cover letter and resume by March 1, 2018 to:
     Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
     Attn: Tippy Cooper
     609 N Main St
     Ellensburg, WA 98926

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