2101 Clark Street
Covington, GA 30014

Chamber President

Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
Located in the historic downtown district, the Covington/ Newton County Chamber of Commerce has been serving Newton County for more than 60 years. We are currently conducting a search for a Chamber President.  Interested parties should provide a cover letter and resume by March 27, 2020 to jobs@newtonchamber.com.  We are not accepting phone calls regarding this position at this time.

Reports to:      Chamber Board of Directors
  
General responsibilities:
Directs activities of Chamber of Commerce to promote business, industrial and job development, and civic improvements in community by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
 
 Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:
Chamber Functions:
  • Manage daily operations of the office staff and chamber business.
  • Implement and adhere to the Chamber budget and financial duties.
  • Promote Chamber activities, seminars, programs and services to Chamber.
  • Coordinate Education Partnership Programs with local Board of Education, i.e. New Teacher Luncheon, Partners in Education, Teacher Appreciation, and Teacher of the Year Ceremony.
  • Coordinate Chamber Committees, i.e. attendance, minutes, recruiting Chair/Vice-Chair and Chair/Committee Member orientations.
  • Serve as liaison with the following committees: Government Affairs, Small Business, Industrial Development Authority, Tourism Council and Education Roundtable.
  • Oversee Leadership Newton County Program and Leadership Alumni Program.

 Membership:

  • Sell, track and retain Chamber Memberships.
  • Assist in past due collections and reconciling past due accounts.
  • Aid in coordination of Youth Leadership Institute.
  • Aid in coordination of publications including monthly newsletter providing articles and pictures for membership activities.
  • Maintain positive relationships with the City and County Officials by providing reports to the officials either by mail or in person no less than quarterly. 
  • Attend GEDA, Economic Development Professionals meetings, and other meetings as assigned or needed.
  • Serve as liaison between existing industries and the Chamber.
  • Visit industries on a regular basis.
  Tourism
  • Promote Tourism in Newton County.
    • Serve as liaison between Tourism Board of Directors and Trustees.
Maintain positive relationships with the City and County Officials by providing reports to the officials either by mail or in person no less than quarterly.