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President/CEO

Posted: 12/12/2021

Brenham/Washington County Texas is a scenic and historic region located halfway between Houston and Austin on Hwy 290, renowned as the “Birthplace of Texas”.  It is a great place to own a business, get-away and/or raise a family with over 40 bed & breakfast, 9 hotels, 4 wineries, historic Downtown Brenham, botanical garden attractions, children’s recreation, live theatre, museums – a great place to call home.
 
We are seeking a passionate, visionary, transparent and innovative leader to serve as the new CEO and President of our local Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has honed its focus into three key areas: Business, Workforce and Quality of Life for long term success and economic vitality. 
 
The President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Washington County Texas, is expected:

  1. To be a facilitator in solution development to community and industry challenges.
  2. Develop, advocate, and promote local business - develop member benefit programs, retention programs and networking opportunities in the area
  3. Make accurate and timely decisions based on member needs and business requirements.
  4. Manage daily operations of the community affairs and provide department executive support to the current Chamber of Commerce staff and organization.
  5. Connect community through events in the area and serve as a community information hub for events and activities.
  6. Advocate to retain the rich history and heritage of Washington County by promoting awareness and involvement of current events.
 
Required qualifications: Undergraduate degree in business, marketing, accounting, public administration, environmental science, public policy, communications, or related field from an accredited institution. At least 10 years minimum industry experience and 5 years executive level experience, plus a history of community involvement.
 
Preferred qualifications: Leadership Skills, analytical problem solving, exemplary communication and collaboration skills and experience, creativity, public speaking, decision-making, goal-oriented and a well-grounded and focused leadership presence. Looking for local area applicants or applicants willing to relocate to the Washington County area
 
Additional benefits offered: Medical, dental and vision benefits – Retirement – paid time off and holiday pay
 
Salary range: $65K – $75K a year based on qualifications and experience
 
Interested applicants please send your cover letter and resume to wende@brenhamtexas.com

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