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Chamber Executive Director / Main Street Manager

Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce
Job Description

Interested applicants should submit an application and cover letter with a resume and list of references to: Buchanan City Hall, ATTN: City Manager, 302 N. Redbud Trail, Buchanan, Michigan, 49107.  Submissions may also be sent via email to hgrace@cityofbuchanan.com with the subject line "Chamber / Main Street Application".  Position remains open until filled.

Under the supervision of the Community Development Director and the City Manager, the Chamber Executive Director/Main Street Manager will serve in a dual role—ultimately employed by and answering to the City of Buchanan, but with additional direction and oversight being provided in an advisory capacity by the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The Chamber Executive Director / Main Street Manager is responsible for creating and managing programs and projects that meet the objectives of the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Buchanan Main Street Program.  Detailed responsibilities in job description below.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively while utilizing diverse modes of communication, including detailed written documents, concise written summaries, public speaking engagements, multimedia presentations, television interviews, email communications, social media postings, marketing and promotion advertisements, event calendaring and scheduling, and more.  Superior organizational capabilities and an understanding of how to create and implement new programs from the ground up is required.  The ideal candidate will also have education and/or experience in public relations, marketing, administration, small business development, and other related fields.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as is at least one year of relevant work experience.  Some post-secondary education is preferred, but not required.

Knowledge of how to operate general Windows programs such as Microsoft Word is required. 

This is a full-time position that will pay $45,000 annually and comes with a competitive benefits package, including healthcare and retirement benefits available.  

The City of Buchanan is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Posting

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JOB DESCRIPTION

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Questions

The City of Buchanan is an equal opportunity employer.  Questions may be directed to City Manager Heather Grace at (269) 362-2545 via call or text, or via email to hgrace@cityofbuchanan.com with the subject line "Chamber / Main Street Question".


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