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Job Vacancy Closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 16th August 2013

Chief Executive Following two years of rapid growth, Fort William Chamber of Commerce now has a healthy and growing membership and is looking to recruit a Chief Executive to develop and continue to expand the influence of the Chamber for the benefit of its members and the wider Lochaber business community. These are exciting times in Lochaber, the Outdoor Capital of the UK. The Chamber Executive Committee is looking for someone with the flair, imagination and business acumen to take the Chamber forward. As Chief Executive you will be responsible to the Executive Committee and operate in accordance with its guidance and wishes. Key responsibilities will be: •

Implementing the policies of the Executive Committee.

Communicating effectively with, and demonstrating an ability to grow the membership.

Delivering specific projects and events on behalf of the Chamber.

Managing the affairs of the Chamber and ensuring best practice in corporate governance including such aspects as staff recruitment and financial control.

Representing the Chamber in local, regional and national business and public sector organisations.

Lobbying on behalf of the Chamber and the wider Lochaber community to politicians, both locally and nationally, in accordance with the Chamber policies and guidance from the Executive Committee.

This is a high profile full time position within Lochaber and applicants must have a proven business background and excellent public relations and people skills. Initially this post is for a fixed term of 12 months (however this may lead to a permanent position). Excellent salary commensurate with the role and experience of the applicant. For details on how to apply, please contact: Margaret Boyd:

Working for businesses in & around Fort William & Lochaber Fort William Chamber of Commerce, West Highland College UHI, An Aird, Fort William, PH33 6FF Tel: 01397 874402 | eMail: |

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