The Franklin County Chamber Board of Directors is seeking a creative, experienced, and dynamic individual to become the next Executive Director for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and Franklin County Regional Tourism Council (RTC). This full-time position is located in our Greenfield, MA office and will perform a wide variety of functions within our Chamber and RTC.
The Executive Director is responsible for planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all programs and activities including but not limited to overseeing the Chamber, being a leader in economic development for the region, establishing and building relationships with business and industry leaders, and identifying and providing services to businesses. In addition, as the head of the Regional Tourism Council, the Executive Director will lead efforts to market the region’s tourism assets. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors.
The successful candidate will possess proven skills that include strong administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills; fund-raising and marketing experience; and political acuity. The Board is seeking an individual that can envision an exciting and vibrant future for the Chamber, the region and its businesses, and advance the Chamber’s strategic plan and goals.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of demonstrated successful experience in planning, development and fund raising. Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes a full benefits package.
About the Franklin Country Chamber
Incorporated in 1919, the Chamber is a regional Chamber and Tourism Council providing business support, economic development, regional marketing and advocacy to the greater Franklin County region. We are a private organization funded primarily by annual investments made by member businesses. A volunteer board of directors governs the Chamber, an organization of business leaders who work to improve their community and the area’s business climate.
Franklin County is the most rural county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Farms, fields and valleys form our historic villages and bustling towns. There is so much to do here - in our fine museums, educational institutions and cultural centers - but most of all, in our great outdoors! To learn more about the Chamber, please visit www.franklincc.org.