Find Openings: https://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/careers.html
Allentown Office, 840 Hamilton Street, Suite 205, Allentown, PA 18104
Bethlehem Office, 74 West Broad Street, Suite 240, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Easton Office, 158A Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042
Serving more than 5,000 businesses and members with more than 280,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top six nationwide. Our thirty-plus affiliated chambers, councils, and committees are On Every Main Street with more than 1,500 community-focused volunteers who actively contribute, at the grassroots, to develop and achieve their respective and collective goals.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed
We’re looking for employees who are or have…
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Degree in Public Policy or related field
Bachelor’s degree. 7-10 years of local and/or state legislative experience. Computer literacy. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent, communications skills, including writing with clarity and the ability to influence. The Vice President of Public Policy’s primary purpose is to educate engage and advocate to positively affect public policy on behalf of members at the state and local levels, primarily. The position reports to the President and CEO.
Enjoys a fast-paced, people-oriented, high-energy work environment. Possesses excellent multi-tasking skills. Familiarity with issues facing the business community at large. Knowledge and understanding of government systems, and current issues facing government bodies, at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. Entrepreneurial values, abilities, and drive to support the organization’s ongoing growth and profitability.
Bachelors in Political Science or a related field. Confident skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word) and social media. Commitment to position and organization/ accessibility via text and email outside office hours. Must have excellent communication skills. Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with local business leaders and politicians.