Executive Director Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce
101 Hoyt Lane, Mountain Brook, AL 35213

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Holidays


101 Hoyt Lane, Mountain Brook, AL 35213

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Position Overview:

The Executive Director is employed by the Board of Directors of the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for effectively leading the organization such that it successfully achieves its mission of service to members. Specific areas of responsibility include executive leadership of the staff of the organization; support of positive member relations; executive support to the Board of Directors of the organization; community connecting / liaison activities; and active participation and leadership in local, regional, state and, if appropriate, national levels on advocacy activities relating to business policy, legislation, and regulation.

Key Position Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Member Relations: Keeps a finger on the pulse of the organization’s members to ensure positive member relations. Works diligently to retain members and to grow the membership base.

Provides Supervision and Leadership for Chamber of Commerce Staff: Responsible for all facets of staff management. To be effective in this part of the role, the Executive Director must have a working level of knowledge of basic human resources policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

Executive Leadership: Provides leadership strategically and systemically both within the organization and outside of it through advocacy at the local, regional, and, if appropriate, state levels in matters of importance to members and the organization.

Support to the Board of Directors: Provides support and leadership to the Board of Directors and any committees appointed by the Board.

Community Connecting / Liaison Activities: Is the key liaison between the organization and its members; other community entities, such as government, service, business and civic organizations, and community collaboratives; and other relevant stakeholders.

Political Advocacy: Actively participates in legislative and regulatory advocacy work at the local, regional, state and if appropriate, national level to ensure that the needs of the members of the organization are communicated and actively pursued.

Organization Management: Uses relevant data and information to monitor the programs and services of the Chamber. As part of the financial responsibility, the Executive Director is also charged with making fundraising recommendations to the Board of Directors and, upon approval, is responsible for ensuring the success of these fundraising efforts.

Professional Qualifications and Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in a professional discipline relevant to providing executive leadership for an organization required.

· Five years of experience in a business-related field or other leadership position required.

· Demonstrated success in fund raising, and development required.

· Knowledge of Mountain Brook Alabama’s corporate, civic, and community history and future goals.

· Ability to garner support for short and long-term strategic plans from various constituents.

· Ability to effectively construct and communicate a clear vision of multiple projects simultaneously.

· Exceptional oral and written communicator strong listening skills, and the ability to make presentations to groups.

· Possesses financial acumen and budgeting skills.

· Strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan, organize, and set long-term strategy with an appropriate work plan to accomplish it.

· A proven understanding of and appreciation for the ways in which diversity of experience and thought are necessary components of excellence.

· Ability to independently identify and resolve problems or make recommendations to the Board of Directors about resolution options.

· Able to apply sound critical thinking skills and make decisions that reflect the best interest of the organization.

· Highly proficient with the use of computer software functions such as email, word processing and spreadsheets.


The position will pay a competitive salary

To apply interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, and salary requirements electronically


Job Type: Full-time


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):

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  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: In person

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