Vice President of Strategic Initiatives - Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Vice President of Strategic Initiatives to join its collaborative, dynamic and innovative team. This position will provide a unique opportunity to drive community-wide/regional strategic initiatives developed by the Chamber.

The Fort Collins Area Chamber is a local association of businesses and organizations that care about the region’s future. We believe successful businesses make a strong local economy, which enables our community to afford an excellent quality of life. We build our region’s future through business. We serve as a Catalyst for business growth, a Convener of leaders and influences and a Champion for a thriving, balanced, diversified, and resilient economy. We are the only 5-star accredited chamber of commerce in Colorado, which places us in the Top 1% of all U.S. chambers.

Northern Colorado Prospers 2.0 is our five-year, catalytic initiative for regional economic growth. This position will be keenly focused on driving the following goals, alongside the Chamber President & CEO:

  • ReIgnite and Rebuild Our Economy
  • Attract, Retain and Align Talent
  • Finish Widening North I-25 and Improve Key Regional Feeder Roads
  • Advance a Business-Friendly Environment

Desired Skills and Abilities:

We are seeking applicants that are flexible, progressive thinkers who actively seek opportunities and solutions. We are looking for applicants that have demonstrated exceptional attention to detail, unwavering integrity, and an extraordinary commitment to community. Applicants should have both an aptitude for, and ability to, effectively utilize technology tools and services that allow our team to operate in a highly efficient environment. The desired employee must be a champion for business, be personable, energetic, engaging, polished and have the knowledge and ability to interact with and build relationships and solutions with business, community, and government leaders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least five years of full-time, relevant work experience
  • Experience collaborating with volunteers and committees
  • Ability to deal effectively with the pubic in a professional manner.
  • Excellent self-management and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Compensation:

$75,000-$90,000 (based on education, experience, and tenure with the organization)

Benefits Included:

Paid time off, 11 paid holidays, 401K contribution, medical insurance, health savings account plan, vision insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

Applications:

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Fort Collins Area Chamber President & CEO Ann Hutchison at ahutchison@fcchamber.org by December 10, 2021 for consideration.

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively recruits, selects, and promotes qualified employees, broadly representative the community served and administers its personnel practices without discrimination. Discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity/expression, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law are prohibited.

Phone: (970) 482-3746
Email: ahutchison@fcchamber.org
Webste: https://www.fortcollinschamber.com

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