180 East Main Street, Apopka, Florida 32703
Phone: 407.886.1441 | Fax: 407.886.1131
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Apopka LandmarkWelcome to the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce. Our job is to help you succeed in business. Our vision is to be the indispensable resource for business. Our mission is to be a catalyst of success for the entrepreneurs and leaders in the business development, relationship building, community enrichment and local, regional and statewide issue advocacy. We work to meet our vision and mission by providing the tools and resources to help you be successful. Your chamber membership gives your business credibility, referrals, networking, marketing and advertising opportunities and professional development that cannot be found anywhere else!

 

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Seeking an energetic, motivated and visionary leader to be President of the Chamber

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization representing over 540 businesses of all sizes and industries. Our mission is to be a catalyst of success for entrepreneurs and leaders in the business community through business development, relationship building, community enrichment and local, regional and statewide issue advocacy.

We are seeking an energetic, motivated and visionary leader to become President of the Chamber and oversee all areas of operations of the Chamber in a professional, business-like manner to achieve both the short-term and long-term goals of the Board of Directors. Deeply collaborative in nature, this position requires the ability to engage at a high level with various stake holders.

The successful candidates for this position must possess the following skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and organize many projects at one time
  • Customer service mentality and ability to follow up on assigned items
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience using social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Experience in sales and/or fundraising capacity
  • Experience in organizing events and developing programs
  • Experience in managing people and working with and motivating volunteers
  • Ability to successfully interact with a variety of businesspeople, community leaders, and elected officials
  • Ability to remain flexible with work hours and job responsibilities and attend early morning and evening meetings
  • Possess a professional mannerism
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in business, communications, marketing, economic development, non-profit or other business related field

For more information on qualification, job requirements, responsibilities essential functions, and salary information, please download and review the job description here.

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email resume and cover letter to searchcommittee@apopkachamber.org by August 15, 2014. No phone calls please.

Process Timeline:
Position posted 07/21/2014
Resume deadline 4:00 p.m. EST 08/15/2014
Interviews scheduled on August 19th and 26th
Position starts September 2014


 

 


 

Advertise in Our 2014-2015 Apopka Welcome Guide & Membership Directory

We are assembling our 2014-2015 Apopka Chamber Welcome Guide and Membership Directory. This is a great chance to highlight your business in a publication that gets used year-round by visitors to our city, new residents and current Chamber members looking for another member to do business with.

Save 10% off the price of your ad, if you place and pay for your ad before May 30th!

 

Download the form here  and get it back to us ASAP so you can be part of this exciting publication. 


 

Apopka Chamber members cover every area of daily life, check us out for: Automotive repair, Web Designer, Pest Control, Legal Plans, Greeting cards, computer repair, Sales, car wash, tires, pre-owned, motorcycles, atv, oil changes, banquet facilities, catering, photography, travel agent, dry cleaner, Pest Control, Day Care Center, Local Band Performer, Entertainment, DJ, Local Newspaper, Church Worship Band Group, Corporate, Politician, Coach, Teacher, Tutor, Private School, Real Estate Agent, Broker, mortgage Company, Rental Apartment Condo Housing Community, Barber Shop, Hair Nail Tanning Salon, Day Spa, Therapeutic Massage, Gym Health Club, Yoga Pilates Studio, Golf & Country Club, Dance Studio, Accounting CPA, Tax Prep, Bank, Credit Union, Financial Planner, Law Office Law Firm, Insurance Agency, Construction Home Improvement, Air Conditioning & Heating, Cabinets, Carpet Tile Flooring, Carpet Cleaning, Hardware Home Improvement Store, Garage Doors, Home builder, General Contractor, Plumbing, Landscape Lawn, Maintenance, Screen Installation Repair, Roofing, Window Treatments, Medical, Dental, Doctor, Nursing Rehab Center, Assisted Living Facility, Home Health Service, Physical Therapy Center, Chiropractor Office, Pharmacy, Jewelry Store, Consignment Shop, Gift Shop, Florist, Wine Liquor, Thrift Shop, Pawn Shop, Antiques, Furniture Appliances, Men's Clothing, Women's Clothing, Mattresses Bedding, Books Magazines, nursery Garden Center, Office Supplies, grocery store, Barbecue, Asian, Italian, Mexican Latin Caribbean, Seafood, American Homestyle, Sandwich Sub Shop, Ice Cream/Frozen Treat, Breakfast, Sandwich Burger, Ribs, Pizza, Sushi, Chicken Wings, Coffee, Pest Control, Pet Grooming, Pet Kennel, Veterinarian Veterinary Facility, Hotel Motel, Apopka Florida, Apopka Chamber Commerce, Apopka Businesses, Apopka.