El Dorado Arkansas Chamber of Commerce
El Dorado, AR
The El Dorado Arkansas Chamber of Commerce is seeking an innovative, collaborative leader to direct economic development and Chamber activities.
The President/CEO will manage all Chamber operations, including economic development, advocacy and Chamber-related activities such as membership and fundraising. Internal management will include budgeting, financial oversight and staff supervision and development. This individual will plan and implement strategies to identify, target and attract new business as well as assist existing business in workforce development and expansions in El Dorado and Union County. The President/CEO will work closely with various partners including governmental bodies, South Arkansas Community College, utilities, elected officials, and regional and statewide economic development partners.
The President/CEO also has the responsibility of managing the assets of the El Dorado Development Corporation, the Union County Industrial Board and the PRIDE foundation. These assets include cash, land and buildings.
A degree in economic development, business, public administration, or related field is preferred; MBA, CEcD or PCED certification is desired. The candidate should have a minimum of seven years of relevant experience; however, a candidate with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position may be considered.
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history (email preferred) to:
Bill Luther, Chair, El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
111 W. Main Street
PO Box 10836
El Dorado, AR 71730