Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce seeks executive director

Daily Herald report
Updated 9/23/2016 5:55 PM

The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for the position of executive director, who will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the 600-plus-member organization.

Officials say the ideal candidate should have 7 to 10 years of professional experience in senior level project management, and must demonstrate proficiency in time management, verbal communications, organizational leadership, and partnership development skills. Starting salary range is $50,000 to $70,000.

Interested candidates are asked to email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and five professional references to by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30.

Former director Barbara Ryan, 68, died in July from lung cancer.

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