Director of Talent and Business Growth - Oklahoma City, OK

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Director of Talent and Business Growth

Position Summary
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is currently seeking a Director of Talent and Business
Growth. The director leads the Chamber’s efforts to grow Oklahoma City businesses through
primary business engagement to support growth, managing a series of existing workforce
development programs and providing leadership to the Chamber’s talent and skills development
initiatives in key economic sectors.
The director and team members will provide support or assistance as necessary on other issues that
affect the growth of a business.


Qualifications:
• Demonstrated self-starter
• A college degree required; plus meaningful experience in some combination of workforce
development, community development or human resource efforts preferred. Graduate
work/degree a plus.
• Program management experience including budgeting, staff leadership and establishing and
reporting program measurement tools
• Demonstrated ability to engage companies and partner organizations at a high-level and provide
meaningful feedback on these relationships to internal and external partners.
• Demonstrated success in working with and managing councils, boards, committees or similar
collaborative structures. Experience with industry and professional associations is preferred.
• Knowledge of economic development principles and education system structures
• Knowledge of Greater Oklahoma City and its business environment is preferred.
• Ability to manage a multitude of projects/priorities.
• Position requires above average mobility due to travel/meeting schedule.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong public speaking, and
presentation/sales skills required.


Please send resume and salary requirements to HR@okcchamber.com by August 1, 2019.

About the Chamber
For more than a century, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has been the voice of business and the
visionary organization in Oklahoma City. The Chamber represents thousands of businesses of all sizes
and all industries in Oklahoma City’s 10-county region. The Chamber’s activities are overseen by
an executive committee, board of directors and board of advisors, which are made up of Oklahoma
City’s top business leaders.


With a staff of more than 65 employees, the Chamber supports members and the business community
through economic and community development, government relations, education, and workforce
development initiatives, and tourism growth.

Economic Development
In the Economic Development division, the team works to attract new business and high-quality jobs
to the Greater Oklahoma City 10 county region. The team’s work is divided into four primary areas
of responsibility including business recruitment, talent development and existing business support,
regional innovation and entrepreneurship and a full-time research team that supports internal and
external relationships.