Director of the Manufacturing Industrial Council For the South Sound
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is the voice for business and strives to make the South Sound the most equitable and inclusive place to do business in Washington State. We do this by being a nimble non-profit business that can respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our members and the community. Our team is built on teamwork, creative problem solving, an entrepreneurial mindset, and superior customer service.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is seeking to grow our team with a full-time Manufacturing Industrial Council Director.
The Manufacturing Industrial Council (MIC) for the South Sound is the voice for the manufacturing, industrial, and maritime community. We are dedicated to safeguarding and improving people’s lives, creating a sustainable environment, and providing the jobs that anchor Washington’s economy. We promote and enhance a positive business climate for manufacturing and related industries. This role will promote and enhance a healthy South Sound economy and our shared values of economic, social, and environmental stewardship for manufacturing and related industries that operate within the South Sound. This position reports to the President & CEO.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Time management and prioritization skills with ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines.
Self-starter, highly motivated and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Efficient in tracking data and contact information related to the coalition and community interaction.
Comfortable interacting with executives and public officials, as well as maintaining confidentiality and exercising discernment.
Experience working on advocacy, building coalitions, and/or understanding of Manufacturing Industrial and Maritime sectors
Appreciation and basic understanding of Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, the maritime, industrial, and manufacturing industries and the diverse economic engines in the region.
Staff lead for a sector based advisory council to have an impact of policy issues.
Staff lead for the Manufacturing Industrial Council program fund procurement and membership recruitment.
Active with grassroots network of supporters of Manufacturing Industrial and Maritime sectors
Represent Manufacturing Industrial and Maritime sectors at community meetings and public events
Energize and engage the community to support Manufacturing Industrial and Maritime sectors job growth in Pierce County
Preparing and offering policy statements, testimony, correspondence, articles and media interactions for upper management and/or volunteers as advocates or spokespersons for the Chamber and its goals.
Coalition development on critical issues and activities.
Oral and written communications to business, community and elected officials as necessary in implementation of job functions.
Managing MIC external relations in representing the Chamber and business community. Including MIC messaging across all communication channels including development of content for social media, website and video.
Attend Chamber meetings and events as necessary.
Identify current and newsworthy manufacturing and industrial issues to feature at Chamber events and on communication channels.
Daily engagement and interface with the maritime, industrial and manufacturing industries for business retention.
Compensation This is an exempt position. Dependent on experience the compensation range is from $60,000-$70,000/annually. This position also includes an array of benefits including ORCA transit pass, 401(k) with 4% employee match, short- & long-term disability insurance, AD&D insurance, dental insurance, 11 paid holidays, 16 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year.
Conditions of Work The office is a professional environment with open space for team interaction and communication. A typical workweek for this position is 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday and may require travel within the county; an occasional out-of-county travel. The work week schedule is flexible and determined by the attendance and participation in advocacy meetings and city council meetings that typically take place on weekday evenings.
To apply for the Director of the Manufacturing Industrial Council please submit a resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com.
Deadline to submit applications is August 5, 20202.
MAKING SOUTH SOUND THE Most equitable and inclusive PLACE TO DO BUSINESS IN WASHINGTON STATE