The Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is seeking a General Manager [GM] for its operations on the Saanich Peninsula. The GM will be responsible for the successful operation of the Chamber including but not limited to: membership development and growth; revenue development; budget preparation, reporting and attainment; ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting; oversight of Chamber Events; and supervision of two office staff and the Manager of Visitor Services.
The GM will be the key contact with business members and the general public, responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Chamber - reporting directly to the President - and will be expected to participate in the development and implementation of the Strategic and Business plans.
The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of business or not for profit experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills, experience in managing social media platforms, strong public speaking and presentation skills and a pro-active ‘get-it-done’ attitude.
Previous leadership experience with a Chamber of Commerce is a MUST and a background in event coordination would be an asset.
This position, based in Sidney, is Monday to Friday with occasional work outside normal office hours. Remuneration will be $45,000 to $50,000 per annum with paid vacation and Chamber Group Plan benefits.
Please submit your resume by Friday, July 18, 2014 - including a cover letter indicating why you feel you would make a good Chamber GM – via email.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants however only those selected for interview will be contacted.