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The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce is hiring for their Executive Director Position. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Please see the full job description below:


Position: Executive Director of the Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC)

Executive Director Job Description (PDF - Printable)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Serve as the Executive Director for the Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit whose mission is “Striving to strengthen the Mobridge community through the support and progression of local commerce.” Executing this mission occurs through the coordination of multiple promotions and events which help to brand the community, drive tourism, and increase traffic within local business. A result of the efforts by the Executive Director and MACC is that Mobridge recognizes increased community support, an enhanced local economy, and  improved quality of life.

The MACC Executive Director works under a volunteer Board of Directors whose purpose is to oversee the position and Chamber activities. The Executive Director serves as the MACC’s chief staff person who acts in the interest and at the guidance of the Board. The Executive Director also is responsible for the oversight of (1) part-time Administrative Assistant.

Essential duties of the Executive Director involve overseeing all aspects of events, promotions, marketing campaigns, the management of over 100 chamber memberships, and several other administrative duties. The Board of Directors along with several volunteer MACC sanctioned committees assist in accomplishing some, but not all, of these duties. Furthermore, the Executive Director continually builds and engages in communication with the Board of Directors and Chamber Committees, as well maintaining a relationship with the City of Mobridge, Mobridge Economic Development Company (MEDCO), and Mobridge Housing to collaboratively work together to better Mobridge.

POSITION DETAILS

Hours: Salaried Position. Approximately 40 per week, some weeks may require additional time worked; days worked are generally Monday – Friday, however, the Executive Director must work select weekends and holidays depending on the MACC’s special events and promotions schedule.

Salary: $40,000 – $42,000/yr starting base salary depending on experience – Executive Director will receive an annual COLA to their base salary along with being eligible for an additional annual base salary increase dependent upon a performance evaluation from the Board of Directors.

Incentives: Signing bonus: $500 up front & $500 after 6 months of employment; Fixed bonus of $500 if the Chamber’s annual revenue goal is met or (if greater) the Executive Director may receive a percentage of all profits exceeding the Chamber’s annual revenue goals; Professional development stipend.

Benefits: Benefit package available includes health, dental, and vision insurance and employer retirement matching.

Paid Holidays: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Native American Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday), Christmas Day.

Position will be required to work one or more of these holidays. Equivalent days off will be compensated.

PTO, Sick Leave, & Flex Time: Generous PTO and Sick / Emergency Leave. Ability to flex time.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Special Events (25%)

  • Oversee the planning, organization, and execution of all MACC events which include annial fishing tournaments, retail fairs, festivals, cornhole tournament, holiday celebrations, and more.

  • Attain proper licensing, documentation, and insurance associated with select MACC events.

  • Collaborate with various organizations to attract and operate professional fishing tournaments.

  • Propose and develop new events which have the purpose of generating local commerce.

Marketing, Promotion, & Tourism (25%)

  • Develop and manage a consistent and innovative marketing mix which includes, but is not limited to, print, web, digital, radio, email, direct mail, and social media.

  • Effectively utilize the MACC’s advertising inventory which includes highway and street signage, boulevard banners, and a digital billboard.

  • Manage and consistently communicate on the MACC’s multiple social media pages and platforms.

  • Update and manage information on mobridge.org using a website CMS.

  • Design or oversee the design of simple graphics using programs such as Canva and Adobe Suite.

  • Create or oversee the creation of a weekly E-Newsletter sent to all Chamber members.

  • Oversee and manage the Mobridge Visitors Center.

  • Serve as a Town Ambassador to visitors, tourists, outside businesses, and local resident.

  • Develop marketing campaigns and promotions geared towards driving local tourism.

  • Capitalize on Mobridge’s strong local fishery and wildlife population to attract tourists to the area.

  • Attend local and regional sport shows to promote the Mobridge area.

  • Strive to continually develop Mobridge as a tourist destination and attractive business community.

Member Management (25%)

  • Maintain a good relationship with chamber members and promote the chamber to new businesses.

  • Ensure all chamber member benefits are being fulfilled.

  • Advocate for chamber members and promote local commerce.

  • Organize an annual membership drive with the goal of retaining / increasing the number of chamber members.

  • Oversee the planning and execution of monthly chamber member meetings.

Administration / MACC Committee Involvement (20%)

  • Provide transparent communication and serve as the liaison between Chamber Committee, the Board of Directors, City of Mobridge, MEDCO, and other necessary entities.

  • Provide monthly reports to the Board of Directors and MACC Committees summarizing past, current, and future events, promotions, financial decisions, and other relevant information.

  • Act as a committee advisor and assist in carrying out committee responsibilities.

  • Organize and participate in all Board and MACC Committee meetings.

  • Able to receive guidance and input from the Board, MACC Committees, and Chamber members.

  • Oversee and delegate appropriate responsibilities to a part-time Administrative Assistant.

Financials (5%)

  • Assist the MACC Board of Directors and committee chairmen in the development and management of a comprehensive annual budget using QuickBooks.

  • Maintain financial transparency of the MACC budget with the Board of Directors and committees.

  • Exercise strong stewardship of resources: administer funds according to the budget.

  • Pay expenses and make appropriated deposits associated with MACC function in a timely manner.

  • Communicate and collaborate with a subcontractor for payroll, taxes, financial reports, and more.

  • Grow and further MACC revenues coming from member dues, sponsorships, and events.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Management, Political Science, or other related fields OR relevant Associate Degree OR equivalent & relevant work experience (2 – 4 years).

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in a fast-paced business work environment.

  • Knowledge or experience in developing and managing an annual budget.

  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing the skills below:

    • Technology: proficient with normal industry and office software and equipment.

    • Leadership Skills: must include transparency, high integrity and high self-motivation.

    • Team Building: ability to bring people of varying perspectives together for a common good.

    • Communication: strong written and verbal communication skills; strong listening skills.

    • Public Speaking: strong public speaking ability.

    • Time Management: ability to multi-task and balance multiple responsibilities at once.

    • Learning: have the ability to learn quickly while on the job.

Have questions? Please direct them to Tanner Jerome at chamber@mobridge.org or (605) 845-2500.

To apply send a resume and one-page cover letter to chamber@mobridge.org or fill out our ONLINE APPLICATION.

Qualifying applicants will be contacted for an interview as soon as possible. Position is open until filled.

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