• CEO/President

    Posted: 03/12/2023

    The Sandusky County Chamber of Commerce helps our members SLIDE into Success by offering a variety of professional development, networking events, business expense savings programs and marketing opportunities. Located in Fremont, Ohio, the Chamber boasts a membership of 330+ members while serving all of Sandusky County.
    The Chamber’s innovation with the use of QR Codes led to winning a 2022 Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Communications Excellence Award. We are forward thinking, creative and inclusive in all we do. We are a cutting-edge organization that prides ourselves in providing our Team with on-the-job training and support, work/life balance, and an exciting company culture.
    Sandusky County is located in Northwest Ohio, 30 minutes from Toledo and 1.5 hours from Cleveland, just south of the shores of Lake Erie.

    The mission of the Sandusky County Chamber is to build partnerships and connections to support and grow member organizations.

    The CEO/President of the Sandusky County Chamber is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Chamber. This person shall be innovative, be able to think outside of the box, and be comfortable in-person and on-camera. The CEO/President will work with the Chamber board, committees and Chamber Team to facilitate dynamic opportunities for our members. They will be a champion for businesses from small to large. They must be a results-driven leader who will motivate and coordinate the Chamber Team by being creative, compassionate, and cutting-edge. The CEO/President will have full responsibility and authority to manage and conduct the daily operations and affairs of the Chamber.

    Membership: 335 and growing
    Staff: 1.5 and growing
    Budget: $270,000 and growing
    Chamber Board: 13 from across Sandusky County and its industries

    • Develop and retain membership
    • Oversight of Finances and preparation of the annual budget
    • Represent the Chamber at community events
    • Promote the image of the Chamber
    • Lead the Chamber office and Team
    • Administer internal programs and external benefit programs
    • Work directly with the Chamber Board and committees
    • Facilitate community development
    • Other duties as assigned by Chamber Board
    Preferred knowledge and skills
    • 2-3 years leadership and business management experience
    • Proven track record of successful engagement, partnerships and alliance-building among a diverse range of organizations and businesses
    • Experience recruiting and maintaining volunteers
    • Proven track record in raising funds and developing sponsorships
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
    • Possess and demonstrate high standards of integrity, work ethic, trustworthiness, and personal responsibility
    • Elevated level of energy to lead the organization into the future
    • Proven track record of the ability to lead, collaborate with, empower, support, team, and volunteer members who serve on committees, councils, and in chair positions
    • Highly skilled connector of people, resources, and ideas; a champion of strong community
    • Preferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
    Compensation and Benefits
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Long-term Disability
    • Short-term Disability
    • Simple IRA with 3% company match
    • Two Weeks paid vacation from start date
    • Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000 based on experience
    Deadline to apply is March 27, 2023. Interested candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to search@sschamber.org