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Director, St. Joseph Community Alliance

St. Joseph (Mo.) Chamber of Commerce

St. Joseph (Mo.) Chamber of Commerce

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
Listing Title:
Director, St. Joseph Community Alliance
Company Name:
St. Joseph Community Alliance
Title of Position:
Director, St. Joseph Community Alliance
Overall Responsibility:This position works to facilitate, communicate, create, and implement initiatives, as defined by the Board of the Community Alliance, that support the betterment of St. Joseph.


Excellent communicator
Collaborator – someone who can work with diverse groups/entities and respective uniqueness
Able to create and maintain strong relationships
Trustworthy partner
Strong advocacy skills
Ability to track, manage and report initiatives and follow a budget
Willingness to participate in initiatives and events
Perform data analysis and utilize analysis to make recommendations
Strategic thinker but able to follow the direction of a Board


Track and coordinate activities of the Community Alliance members to ensure coordination between members’ initiatives, including ballot initiatives and other major community initiatives.
Manager, support and report outcomes of initiatives assigned by the Community Alliance.
Coordinate, facilitate and manage the community plan, Imagine St. Joseph 2040.
Maintain political neutrality while coordinating and executing community governmental advocacy to federal and state elected and appointed positions.
Coordinate the St Joseph Community Survey and assist with dissemination of survey results and other pertinent information.
Work with the St Joseph Chamber of Commerce, Vice President of Administration in developing and monitoring annual budget. Receive annual approval from the Community Alliance Board and provide monthly financials.
Support advocacy events such as the Washington, DC Fly-In and Great Northwest Missouri Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City, as well as local visits from elected officials and their staff.
Maintain governmental advocacy priorities and provide regular reports to the Community Alliance Board.
Provide quarterly reports on the community plan to the Community Alliance Board and prepare annual progress report to the community.
As a St Joseph Chamber of Commerce staff member, attend weekly staff meetings, management staff meetings and provide for staff coordination of Alliance administration.
Attend meetings as needed or requested by the Community Alliance partners.
Participate in various community events representing the Alliance.
Participate and attend St Joseph Chamber of Commerce related functions as the Director of the Community Alliance.
Responsible for media relations related to the Community Alliance.
Other duties as assigned in the normal scope of the job position.


  • Must possess minimum educational requirements of a bachelor’s degree; with educational emphasis in business, management, marketing, or public administration.
  • Experience in the field of government relations, not-for-profit management, business or public administration preferred.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to speak before groups.
  • Knowledge of and experience with leading group interaction, pursuing collaborative processes and ability to work with a Board preferred.
  • Must be able to work with members of the Community Alliance and their staffs, as well as volunteers.

General Data:

Projects and duties occasionally will require working before and/or after normal business office hours and occasional travel and over night travel may be necessary. The position is exempt from wage-hour law provisions.


The Director of the Community Alliance reports directly to the Community Alliance Board of Directors with day-to-day supervision provided by the President/CEO of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce.


Competitive starting salary, dependent on knowledge and experience. Excellent benefit package.

Ability to Relocate:

  • Saint Joseph, MO: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Link to Application (if applicable):
Name of Contact:
Shannon Jobes
Email Address of Contact: