Job Opening

Position:  Executive Director for the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce and Bradley County Economic Development Corporation 

Location: Bradley County, Arkansas

Nature of work:

Will serve as Executive Director for both organizations, directly reporting to the Joint Executive Committees and the Board of Directors of each organization.  Will provide leadership and assistance in planning and coordination of community and economic development projects and events.  Must also be an energetic leader and able to work cooperatively with a wide range of groups including state and local officials, business/industry representatives, volunteers, and more. Must be able to establish and maintain strong relationships with existing business/industry, as well as recruitment of new business/industry.  Must be available for regular evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties:

  • Membership recruitment and manage/maintain existing membership and volunteers
  • Oversee organization-sponsored special events
  • Marketing/promoting Bradley County
  • Ensure contract fulfillment
  • Pursue grants
  • Prepare for Board and Committee meetings
  • Maintain inventory of available commercial/industrial buildings and property
  • Liaison with various agencies and organizations
  • Attend training as required/assigned
  • Some overnight travel may be required (<5%)
  • Other work as assigned

 Required Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • This position requires communication with local citizens, business/industry, local government officials, and the media
    • Verbal communication duties may include fundraising, membership drives, and program needs  
    • Written communication may include brochures, letters, email, social media, and requests for information, quotations, or proposals
  • Ability to proficiently use a computer in an office environment, such as using Microsoft Office Suite, and basic office equipment
  • Knowledge of budgeting and record keeping
  • Organizational skills

To apply, send resume to Deadline 5pm April 3rd, 2020.