AN opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to drive and support the future growth of Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as it looks to appoint its next president following the end of current holder Gavin McDonagh’s two-year presidency.
This senior business person will play an integral role in the next phase of the development and delivery of ICC’s five-year strategy, as well as growing ICC’s links with the wider Scottish and British Chambers of Commerce.
ICC is part of a national network of 30 accredited Chamber business organisations in Scotland, which boasts more than 12,500 members. Inverclyde Chamber is one of the earliest chambers of commerce, incorporated in 1813 and boasts Royal Charter Status.
ICC sits at the heart of the local business community within Inverclyde providing representation, services, information, and guidance to a membership of more than 120 companies with aims to grow this significantly.
As the principal ambassador, the president/chair will:
— Have personal and professional integrity.
— Be an excellent public speaker.
— Confidently handle media appearances or comment.
— Promote ICC on a local and national level.
— Build relationships with key stakeholders including local council and Government.
— Represent the needs of SMEs on trading and business issues across Inverclyde.
— The president/chair will be a consensus builder with proven results in business together with excellent leadership and management skills.
Interested parties who wish to apply, should in the first instance send a CV, together with a covering letter, outlining the particular reasons/appropriate skills that the individual considers they can bring to the role.
This should be sent to ICC CEO, George McKay by 5pm on Monday 25 January 2021.
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