Reports to: VP, Economic & Talent Development 

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is the lead economic development organization for the tri-state Chattanooga, Tennessee region. We are a high-impact, inclusive and forward-thinking organization focused on building a thriving Chattanooga region. We’re looking for a strategic doer that is passionate about entrepreneurship and small businesses. The successful candidate will direct the Chamber’s entrepreneurial development programs including management of the INCubator at the Hamilton County Business Development Center. They will be an accomplished leader, bringing strong relationships with entrepreneurial ecosystem partners as well as a proven ability to work with business leaders in the development and execution of the Chamber’s entrepreneurship goals. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment laser-focused on supporting entrepreneurs and community partners while embracing our guiding principles of economic mobility, inclusive economy, and collaborative leadership. 

This job description is intended as an illustration of the type of work to be performed by the Director, who reports to the VP of Economic & Talent Development. Collaboration with other Chamber units, as well as our public and private partners to achieve the overall mission is critical. To learn more about this position visit Jobs – Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce. 

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To apply for this position, submit a persuasive cover letter and resume, combined into one .PDF file, by 5p.m., Friday, April 12, 2024. 

Send confidential resumes to: 

Yolonda Hayslett, VP, Finance & Operations 

[email protected]