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Chamber Career Opportunities

Position Title: General Manager

Job Type: Full-Time (30 to 35 hours per week)


The Altona & District Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business through education, networking and community involvement. The role of the Chamber is to:


  • Encourage a healthy and prosperous business community

  • Provide supportive resources and programs for business owners

  • Collaborate with local government as it relates to the interests and needs of local businesses


Job Overview

The General Manager is a key representative and highly responsible individual who reports to the Altona & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The General Manager must have the following qualities:


  • Self-motivated, energetic and positive in nature

  • Ability to network and listen to the needs of the business community

  • Resilience and able to look for innovative solutions

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination and well-organized

  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word

  • Knowledge in accounting and budgeting

  • Social media and marketing experience

  • Resident of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland


Key Responsibilities:


  • Build Chamber membership relations by engaging in-person with all members and potential members to understand the local business’s issues and concerns

  • Maintain and develop Chamber programs and events

  • Be knowledgeable in and promote provincial Chamber affinity benefit programs

  • Implement strategic plans as directed by the Altona & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Collaborate with community and business organizations on programs and events

  • Build and maintain relationships with regional, provincial and national Chambers

  • Secure grant funding and seek out non-dues revenue opportunities

  • General office administration and accounting operations

  • Develop and coordinate business related events, including; Annual General Meeting, Annual Awards Banquet, Business After Hours, Downtown Summer Kick Off, Member Appreciation Golf Tournament, Lunch & Learns, Local Career Showcase, Small Business Week, Holiday Open House, new business ribbon cuttings and other Chamber events as required

  • Develop and maintain website, monthly e-newsletters (including business spotlight), promotional designs, social media platforms and electronic sign

  • Hire and supervise the Manitoba Youth Job Centre’s Youth Engagement Coordinator




  • Managerial experience in a related field of two (2) or more years

  • A valid driver’s license and the use of a vehicle

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to by Thursday, November 28, 2019.

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