Executive Vice President, Metro Little Rock Alliance
The executive vice president will develop the goals and budget for the Economic Development division of the Little Rock Regional Chamber and Metro Little Rock Alliance, and manage the economic development staff. They will also, in concert with the division staff, create the strategies and work plan that will achieve the overall focus of the division. The Little Rock Regional Chamber Economic Development division and Metro Little Rock Alliance will lead business efforts to grow existing industries, recruit new companies, and develop an active entrepreneurial environment, resulting in quality job creation and a diverse economy. They are the lead on business intelligence and research.
The scope of work for the division includes the business development team (recruitment); the business retention and expansion team (existing company assistance); the office of entrepreneurial development, workforce education, and the research team (all research and data information). Development of relationships with local partners as well as state, national, and international clients is critical. These responsibilities will be accomplished in a team manner.
Deadline to apply is Saturday, Sept. 30. Send resumes and cover letters to Jay Chesshir, President and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber.
Member Development Director
The Little Rock Regional Chamber is seeking commissioned Member Development Directors to share the mission of the chamber in the business community and help develop and enroll new members. The position is a mix of salary and commission. Qualified applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong communication skills. Previous sales experience is a plus, but not required.
For more information, contact Graham Cobb, Chief Operating Officer, at 501.377.6007.
The Little Rock Regional Chamber serves a twelve county region and is the principal business-driven leadership organization responsible for fostering the economic growth and development of the Little Rock region to ensure that business and industry may operate profitably and enhance the earning opportunities and equality of life for every citizen.