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Full Time
14 days ago
75,000 to 85,000 per year

Executive Director, New Westminster Chamber of Commerce

 New Westminster is that rare urban centre in the heart of a larger metropolitan area that still maintains its small-town camaraderie.  As the new Executive Director of the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce, you will have an opportunity to have a profound and lasting impact on the business community in the city.

 Our Vision: To be the most sought-after business community where we all thrive.

 Our Mission: The New West Chamber works to inspire, support and connect local organizations, entrepreneurs and professionals to help them reach their full potential. We strive to be the catalyst for a strong and vibrant economy that enhances the quality of our community.  

 The NWCC is primed to take a big step forward, and we are looking for a leader who is excited to embrace this opportunity and has the determination and skills to see it through. As the Executive Director of the Chamber, you will be responsible for executing strategies you and the Board have developed together.

 Key outcomes include:


  1. Developing and maintaining relationships with business and community leaders,
  2. Delivering exceptional value to our members and sponsors so we attract more of both,
  3. Ensuring our events are enjoyable and provide tangible value to attendees,
  4. Inspiring the Board, staff, volunteers, suppliers and other community leaders to help support the Chamber's mission and vision,
  5. Continuing to move the Chamber towards organizational excellence, and,
  6. Managing the Chamber’s resources effectively.

 The ideal candidate will possess:

  •  A minimum of five years of experience in business management, public or government relations and fundraising,
  • Previous leadership experience in non-profit associations, either as a professional or senior volunteer,
  • Ability to effectively lead, plan, organize, control details of multiple projects and report status simultaneously,
  • Excellent written and verbal skills,
  • Proven proficiency in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and social media,
  • Experience and capability to manage finances,
  • Proven ability to develop and manage internal and external relationships with diverse constituencies,
  • A passion for public policy and advocacy,
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the local community and various media outlets, and,
  • Relevant degree or diploma in business administration or management, volunteer management, social services, education or equivalent.


 Compensation: Salary of $75K-$85K dependent on qualifications, a competitive benefits package and flexible work arrangements. The successful applicant must have suitable office space in order to work virtually from home.


To Apply:  Electronic Applications Only

 Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to the Chamber’s Board Chair, Danison Buan @ with the subject line, “Executive Director, New Westminster”.


While we appreciate all applications, we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.


Closing Date of Posting: Friday, June 11, 2021