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    Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce (Fairbanks Chamber) is seeking a dynamic and proven leader to assume the position of president and chief executive officer (CEO). This is a prime opportunity for an enthusiastic, progressive professional ready to take the Chamber to higher levels. The ideal candidate will be hands-on and goal-oriented, capable of leading and managing both employees and volunteer teams. Strong communication and organizational skills are fundamental to this position. The Fairbanks Chamber has more than 650 members, 6 full-time staff, and a current budget of $825,000.  

    The successful applicant will be comfortable raising funds from the business community and seeking support from the broader community, federal, state, and local governments. A demonstrated political understanding and the ability to relate to diverse groups of people in varied settings are critical to this role. 

    Senior executive experience in corporate, political, community, or not-for-profit management areas is required, with the ability to manage membership; budgets; meetings and events; organizational goals, strategies, and priorities; and fundraising. Accomplishments and experience in managing operations and relationship management will be a top concern of the Fairbanks Chamber with this position.

    The Fairbanks Chamber offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid vacation/sick time, health insurance, retirement, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organizational Management training opportunities.


    Application Process:

    To apply, please complete and submit the online application. Candidates must also submit a resume with a cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and salary requirements to the Search Committee. Applicant confidentiality will be maintained. Only complete application packages will be considered. 

    Attn: Jennifer Thompson, Search Committee Chair
    Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
    100 Cushman Street, Suite 102

    Fairbanks, AK 99701

    email to: Chair@FairbanksChamber.org. Indicate President & CEO Search in the subject line.


     

    Position Type: Full-Time, Salary, Exempt

    Benefits: Health insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan with employer match

    CLOSING DATE: This position will remain open until filled. First review of applicants will begin April 11, 2022.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    JOB APPLICATION

    *Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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    According to the applicable state and federal laws, the Chamber is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals with qualified physical and mental disabilities.

    The Chamber does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, or any other classifications protected by law. The Chamber believes it is important to provide equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees for all employment practices, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, evaluation, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. The Chamber is an at-will, equal-opportunity employer.