General Manager Job Posting

The Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce is our region’s prominent business organization. We are committed to being the voice of business by championing economic prosperity and an exceptional quality of life for our region.

Join our Dynamic Team! 

We are currently recruiting for the role of General Manager to begin December 2018.

Reporting to the Chair & Board of Directors of the Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber), the role of General Manager is to help shape the direction of the Chamber in fostering a healthy business to business environment in Stratford & Perth County.

The successful applicant will be responsible for all operations of the Chamber, and will be accountable to the Board for operating within approved policy. They will lead all business, financial, communications, marketing, and human resources plans and events on behalf of the Chamber, thriving in a fast-paced office environment where prioritization and multi-tasking are essential.

The candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized, able to work within tight deadlines and without direct supervision. They must be competent managing support staff and volunteers, have a mastery of financial statements, and the ability to direct operations to within constrained budgets while growing the impact of the Chamber.

It is essential that the candidate is social media savvy, comfortable with sales and marketing and skilled at maintaining online platforms (website and database). 

They will have a post-secondary degree/diploma in business or sales and marketing (or related), as well as event management experience. Mastery of Microsoft Office and Quickbooks would be an asset.

This is a permanent, full time position, which requires flexibility to accommodate regular operating hours as well as some evening and weekend activities. Our membership is diverse and our service to their needs on their timelines is paramount.

Recognizing that diversity fosters a rich business environment, we welcome applicants varied abilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to provide a resume and cover letter in a single PDF document no later than November 28, 2018 to:

Board of Directors
Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce 
Subject: General Manager, Chamber of Commerce