• Advocacy Program Manager

    Posted: 02/15/2021

    The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is seeking a proactive individual to join our team as Advocacy Program Manager. You will have the opportunity to showcase your skills, as this role will be focused on managing the Chamber’s advocacy efforts to create a positive environment for businesses of all sizes to prosper in our region. You will be responsible for leading maintenance and implementation of the Chamber’s Advocacy Agenda, communicating the Chamber’s positions, drafting resolutions and letters of support in cooperation with Chamber leadership, supporting the Chamber’s advocacy committees, and leading successful advocacy events.
     
    To be successful in this role, strong writing, editing, and communication skills are essential. You also must be prepared to manage competing priorities in a thoughtful manner while remaining responsive to the needs of many internal and external customers. You will be an essential part of a team which relies on everyone to support one another.
     
    This position requires a minimum of 1 year of prior experience in policy research, government relations, volunteer management, and/or public relations. A Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience are preferred.
     
    This is an excellent opportunity to grow your knowledge of the greater Fairbanks area, your understanding of our state and local governments, and your connections with the business community. If you are a reliable person with a passion for your work, you are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
    Full job description can be found here. To apply, submit the Fairbanks Chamber job application, résumé, and cover letter to Jinnel Choiniere, President and CEO, at jinnel@fairbankschamber.org.

    The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is an At-Will, Equal Opportunity Employer

    Position Type: Salary, Exempt
    Salary: $50,000-60,000 DOE
    Benefits: Health insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan with employer match
    CLOSING DATE: 03.15.21 or until filled