Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce! 

 

Current Open Positions: 

 

Economic Development Coordinator

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce seeks a self-motivated, energetic, experienced individual to fill the position of Economic Development Coordinator and join our award winning Chamber team. The core responsibility of the position is to assist President/CEO, Vice President of Regional Economic Development and Talent on economic development and talent projects and related tasks.

Education/experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Plus three (3) to five (5) years experience preferred.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Coordinate and participate in existing industry visits with President and/or VP and provide appropriate follow up with the business.
  • Responsible for client database updates related to existing business visits.
  • Coordinate follow-ups and updates on existing industry expansion projects.
  • Maintain records of existing business job counts for board reports.
  • Coordinate participation in or planning of events as needed (job fairs, announcements, TB&I).
  • Oversee grant writing as well as various administrative functions related to grants.
  • Coordinate Chamber’s talent initiatives in collaboration with VP to include MSSC, Fundamental Skills for Manufacturing, etc.
  • Coordinate all activities related to the South Central Kentucky Training Consortium.
  • Coordinate all activities of the various committees and councils.
  • Communicate weekly with existing targeted businesses on job openings and provide report.
  • Scan data mine chamber job portal to share with workforce committees and councils.
  • Coordinate incentive application process for clients.
  • Perform work as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of any information encountered.
  • Requires strong math and analytical skills.
  • Ability to make judgments serving the organization’s best interest.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, directors and clients. 
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, printer, calculator, photocopy machine, fax machine, telephone, and vehicle.
  • Experience with various software and/or Windows based applications including but not limited to, word processing, internet usage, and email applications.
  • Ability to use a computer for spreadsheet, data, presentation and word processing functions. 
  • Ability to embrace change and respond to daily situations that arise.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks required of a small office environment.
  • Possesses and utilizes the following traits:  initiative, resourcefulness, thoroughness, accuracy, tact, firmness, sound judgment, and integrity.  

A competitive pay, commensurate with experience and excellent benefits are offered for the position.

Please send a letter of interest describing your strengths for this position, along with your resume, salary history, and salary range expected by e-mail to Kenzie Jessup, Office Manager at Kenzie@bgchamber.com. No phone calls please.