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President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Organization Name

The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce

Peterborough and Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce
Industry Regional Economic Development
City Peterborough
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID PKC0422-CEO
Organization Overview / Background

The Peterborough-Kawarthas area is a unique location on nature's doorstep, but with full city amenities.

Peterborough and the Kawarthas is a one-of-a-kind place located on nature's doorstep. The City and the County have many trails and parks with easy access to cottage country, lakes, and beauty. The area offers a balanced lifestyle with thriving villages and towns with a growing community of entrepreneurs, a vibrant downtown, and a community calendar filled with significant events.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

Reporting to the Board, this position is responsible for the general management and coordination of all organizational activities and directs all planning to carry out Chamber objectives and implement Chamber policy. The principal accountabilities are to serve as a proactive and visionary leader to implement a “Chamber Strategic Plan” that involves the Chamber Board, staff, committees and members.

Position Profile

The ideal candidate will be a true ‘people person’ and will have completed a post-secondary education or equivalent industry experience. In addition, they will have experience in a Chamber of Commerce or similar professional “not for profit organization”. They will have extensive knowledge and experience working with and reporting to volunteers and an independent Board of Directors.

Prior financial/budgetary experience at a senior level is a requirement. They will have strong advocacy skills, solid business acumen, and a proven ability to engage with diverse community stakeholders. The candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in marketing and public relations. Great communication and public speaking skills are a must!

Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for this position, please forward a cover letter and your resume by email to Kartik Kumar at careers@lesp.ca by May 8th, 2022.

Please be assured that any information shared with Legacy Partners will be treated with the strictest confidence and shared only with the client for the purposes of this search.

To view a detailed Position Profile, please click here.

Legacy Partners and Peterborough-Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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