Founded in 1985, Haleiwa Main Street DBA North Shore Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)3 non-profit working full time to make the North Shore a better place to live, work, and play.

Our mission is to promote, maintain, and encourage the historic, cultural, civic, and economic welfare of the North Shore community through research, education, advocacy, and related activities. To learn more about our organization, please see:

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Now Hiring: Executive Director

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking a new Executive Director to begin immediately. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to edcandidate@gmail.com.

Job Summary
The Executive Director serves as the chief executive and administrative officer of the Chamber, and is responsible for the overall operation of the organization. The ideal candidate will be a proven consensus and relationship builder, able to manage and translate diverse viewpoints into effective, positive solutions.

Areas of Responsibility
Administration / Operations

  • Responsible for day-to-day office operations of a visitor and business service center, including but not limited to the recruitment, hiring and supervision of staff and volunteers.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates and manages programs and projects which fulfill the mission and objectives of the Chamber.
  • Responsible for the planning, coordination and publicity of meetings and events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Chamber such as membership meetings, committee meetings, and business fairs and expos.
  • Develops the membership base of the Chamber.

Public Relations

  • Represents the Chamber at meetings with businesses, community, public and private agencies and public officials.
  • Works with Board to develop and promote working partnerships and alliances with the public, private and community sectors which will further the goals of the Chamber.

Financial Management

  • Prepares  and  submits  applications  to  private  and  public  funding  sources  for  the  acquisition  of  funds necessary  to  further  the  objectives,  plans  and  initiatives  of  the  Chamber;  with  the approval of the Board  of  Directors.
  • Develops  the  annual  budget  for  Board  approval  and  manages  Chamber  finances.  Prepares  and reviews  with  Treasurer,  obtaining  Treasurer’s  approval  for  reports,  including  credit  card  statement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Administration degree or equivalent, or experience in management and administration.
  • Experience with governmental, legislative, planning and permitting processes helpful.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (written  and oral).
  • Knowledge  of  the  North  Shore  community  and  also  some  or  all  of  the  following  areas  very  helpful: Small  business  administration,  historic  preservation,  economic  development,  and  agriculture.

Reporting Relationship
The Executive Director reports to the Board and may be removed by a majority vote of the Board. The Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the Board as an “at will” employee consistent with applicable law.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to edcandidate@gmail.com.


Board of Directors

Bill Quinlan
Chairman
Retired
Richard Pezzulo
Vice Chair
Waimea Valley
Marianne Abrigo
Recording Secretary
Marianne Abrigo Properties
Sarah Cadiz
Treasurer
First Hawaiian Bank
Bill Martin
Finance Co-Chair (Membership)
Island X Hawaii
Lee Bryant
Director
North Shore Equipment Rentals
Robin Erb
Director
Howard Green
Director
North Shore Marketplace
Brian Hunnings
Director
Turtle Bay Resort
Charlie Teixeira
Director
North Shore Embroidery
Carolyn Unser
Director
Jodi Wilmott
Director
World Surf League

Chamber Studies & Plans

The Chamber has produced and sponsored a number of useful studies and plans, which may be downloaded here: