Executive Director – Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce

1 year Maternity Leave Contract


The Prince Rupert & District Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a one year contract position as Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors of the PR & District Chamber of Commerce, the Executive Director serves as the senior staff person of this business organization.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Development and maintenance of member service programs
  • Development and implementation of a strategic operational and marketing plan
  • Development and management of the annual budget
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Chamber of Commerce including management of the website, databases, and general communications
  • Event Planning including Board and Membership meetings, banquets, and partnered community events.


This position requires grade 12 completion. Post-secondary, related business management experience, and 2-3 years related work experience would be an asset. An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered.

Applicants will:

  • Be self-directed
  • Have strong organizational management capabilities, experience in budget development and management and experience with operational planning
  • Demonstrate outstanding customer service skills, in order to serve Chamber members
  • Have demonstrated capacity working with a Volunteer Board of Directors with a proven ability to prioritize work to support organizational objectives and event planning commitments
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills combined with advanced computer and administrative capabilities and the demonstrated ability to maintain
  • Be familiar with WordPress, Facebook, Twitter and Constant Contact platforms
  • Be flexible in scheduling with an expectation of travel.


Please submit resume with minimum 3 references in confidence by Friday, January 24, 2014.

Via email to: president@princerupertchamber.ca

In person or by mail: 100 – 515 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L9