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Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Position Overview 

Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the Chamber’s services, products, economic development, and public policy activities and responds to the needs of its members within available and agreed upon financial resources. 

Develops and maintains a collaborative working relationship between the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce, and other key business and public policy organizations, area chambers and other regional organizations to foster a nurturing business environment for members. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Responsible for: Chamber staff, RISE Foundation, contracted financial and legal staff, interns and volunteers. Supervise and guide staff projects and staff management of their committees as well as any necessary assistance with these projects. Conduct annual performance reviews and evaluations. 

Lead and mentor staff to connect with Chamber members and non-chamber members to grow the footprint of the Chamber. Growing relationships with a diverse set of community leaders is a must. Connections with groups connected to the Chamber as well as those who are not are important to the health and growth of Chamber membership. 

In conjunction with the Board of Directors, set annual objectives and plans of work and lead the implementation of this work. Grow membership through direct and frequent meetings, sales calls, and conversations. 

Foster member retention through direct and frequent member meetings and conversations leading toward the identification of member issues and advocacy for their resolution. 

Act as primary contact for top-tier and larger member businesses and support staff and Board in contacts with smaller and mid-sized members. 

Personally attend and provide support for staff at all Chamber functions.

Attend Zionsville town council meetings, and other town commission meetings as needed. 

Act as fiscal manager for the Chamber by being responsible for development of annual budget then monitoring financial performance against that budget throughout the year with support from contracted financial staff and Board Treasurer. 

Maintain a positive relationship with all area media outlets and serve as the primary contact for these outlets. 

Provide oversight and guidance for all Chamber events, marketing materials, and promotional activities. 

Any other duties as described in the Job Description and/or directed by the Board. 


Resident of Zionsville (preferred)

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field

At least 3 years of experience in a Chamber of Commerce or closely related environment (example sales/marketing/business development)

Ability to apply critical thinking to build strategies that support Chamber mission

Strong communications and public relations skills coupled with the ability to influence other in a positive manner

Demonstrates “executive presence” in all interactions in community 

Considerable working knowledge of accounting and finance as they relate to the fiscal and financial obligations of the organization, internal accounting controls and financial analysis of revenues and expenditures

Demonstrated experience in supervising personnel in a manner conducive to efficient performance, production, and high morale

Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationship with others

Ability to present ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing

Position may also require heavy lifting up to 50lbs

Must have a valid driver’s license


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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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