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Vermont Chamber of Commerce
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Location: Washington County,
About the Job

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is seeking a visionary and strategic executive as President to lead the organization into the future. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President will embrace the organization’s mission to advance Vermont’s economy. Trusted by the businesses that make living, working, and thriving in Vermont possible, we prioritize collaboration and uphold the core values that define our state, incorporating a diversity, equity and inclusion principles. As the preeminent not-for-profit business organization, we advocate, build community, and provide resources for businesses statewide. Managing a $2 million budget and a dedicated team of 13 employees, the President will set the non-partisan tone of the organization, evaluate and enhance programs, and ensure financial viability. Key responsibilities include advocating for a business-focused legislative agenda, cultivating relationships with government officials and stakeholders, and expanding the Chamber’s network.

The ideal candidate brings 5+ years of experience in association management, legislative affairs, or a related field, along with proven expertise in organizational growth and non-profit leadership. Compensation is negotiable and commensurate with experience, and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The position offers flexible work schedules, health, dental, and vision insurances, paid time off, holidays, 401K match, short-term disability/leave, life insurance, and professional development opportunities.

For a more detailed description of the position and qualifications, or to apply, please visit: vtchamber.com/executive-hiring

Please note that all inquiries/applications will be held in strict confidence.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

We have a two-prong strategy which includes internal organizational work and external communication and relationship building. Internally, we have developed and adopted a belief statement outlining goals and action plans, we promote and pursue board diversity, maintain DEI sensitive hiring practices, and require DEI training for staff. Our external communication and relationship building involves cultivating relationships with individuals and businesses from underrepresented communities and
using Chamber communication channels to raise our voice. We also support and promote the Declaration of Inclusion initiative.

Wage or Salary
Commensurate with experience.