• Executive Director

    Posted: 11/07/2021

    The Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce invites applications for the full-time position of Executive Director.
    About Mineral Point
    Located in the beautiful Driftless hills of southwestern Wisconsin, Mineral Point is a creative community filled with makers of all kinds, from painters and potters to farmers and foodies. Our historic architecture, artists galleries and studios, charming shops, delicious dining, cozy lodging and friendly folks attract residents and visitors from near and far and businesses including manufacturing, construction, healthcare, design services and more. For more information, see www.mineralpoint.com.
    About the Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce
    The mission of the Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce is to enhance business development, advocate for our business community and promote the city of Mineral Point as a great place to live, work and visit.
    Position Summary
    Reporting to the Board of Directors and working with and on behalf of Mineral Point’s stakeholders, the preferred candidate for our next Executive Director will be an energetic, innovative visionary, who is passionate with proven leadership skills. Responsibilities of the position include:

    • Managing the daily operations of the Chamber office, staff, and volunteers, and the strategic development and implementation of the Chamber’s mission and policies; 
    • Serving as a leader within the Chamber and community, and an advocate in support of a favorable business and living environment;
    • Working collaboratively with the Board, Chamber committees to support the strategic implementation of the Chamber's mission and policies and to develop Chamber resources through innovative fundraising events, grant writing, and sponsorships;
    • Representing the Chamber at Chamber-sponsored fundraising and member events, on City of Mineral Point committees, and at community and regional meetings and events as needed for the benefit of Chamber members;
    • Assisting the Mineral Point Tourism Commission with marketing services for the promotion of tourism in Mineral Point as outlined in the Tourism Promotion Contract between the Commission and Chamber;
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Five years of relevant experience, preferably in a chamber/tourism industry or in a very similar public-facing, membership-funded organization;
    • Five years of experience in marketing, event management, fund development, and financial management to include budgeting and analysis;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including public speaking, and the ability to adapt communication style to fit the situation and audience;
    • Computer and Internet proficiency to include Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), ChamberMaster software or equivalents, and database management;
    • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative and providing superior customer service to a diverse environment using telephone, mail, or email;
    • Strong leadership skills, organizational skills, project management, and problem-solving skills, flexibility, and patience.
    • Superior attention to detail and accuracy and ability to respect the confidentiality of organizational, customer, and donation information.
    Physical Demands and Work Environment
    The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
    Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and consistently talk or hear; and rarely taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
    Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    To apply for this position, which includes a competitive salary, please submit a letter of interest and resume to mpchambersearch@gmail.com . Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
    The Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran or uniformed service member status or any other characteristic protected by law.