We're looking for exceptional talent

We work and thrive at the center of the Dallas business universe, connecting companies and people to opportunities for growth and success. As one of the fastest growing markets in the nation, the Dallas Region has become a world-class destination for Fortune 1000 companies, innovative startups, and talented people seeking a dynamic business climate and a high quality of life.

Our employees are key to all we do and embody the spirit of the community we serve. Through our work in business development, education, talent attraction, and public policy, the Dallas Regional Chamber has played a leadership role in this region’s success. We’re propelled by a shared commitment to building a better tomorrow and making a difference in the lives of the nearly 8 million people who call the Dallas Region home.

There’s no better place to be, and no better time to be here. Join us.

 

Along with a great environment, we’re proud to offer our employees a comprehensive package of benefits, including:

Health Benefits:

  • Major Medical
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Prescription plan
  • Retirement Plan: 401(k) with a generous company contribution

Life Insurance:

  • Two times the yearly salary

Long-Term Disability:

  • Pays up to 65 percent of pre-disability income

Flexible Work Schedule:

  • Allows you to maintain your work-life balance

Vacation:

  • Builds with seniority

OPEN POSITIONS

Human Resources Manager

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Department:  Finance
Reports To: CFO/COO
Job Classification: Exempt

Note: This position may be either Full-time or Part-time

Summary: Enhances the organization’s human resources by assessing and improving employee relations and human resource-related policies, programs, and practices.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The duties and responsibilities include the following, though other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and descriptions for all positions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Reviews and improves the recruiting and interviewing program, (i) provides advice regarding candidate selection, and (ii) conducts and analyzes both entrance and exit interviews
  • Reviews and improves comprehensive onboarding and off-boarding processes
  • Provides advice and assists with the maintenance of the organization’s processes to establish and measure performance goals
  • Monitors employee performance through review and improvement of the quarterly and year end appraisal process and partners with management to address performance issues proactively
  • Actively involved in (i) investigating and resolving employee grievances and (ii) providing advice regarding employee coaching, discipline, and counseling
  • Maintains employee files in an efficient and effective manner in compliance with federal and state requirements
  • Provides advice and works with consulting or legal team to update the employee handbook and related policies annually
  • Provides advice regarding employee benefits and related plans and programs
  • Promotes the culture of the organization and establishes programs to support and further employee engagement
  • Researches compensation, benefits and general human resources trends, and makes recommendations to management based on findings
  • Handles all unemployment and worker’s compensation claims
  • Oversees DRC University by planning and organizing learning opportunities and speakers
  • Supervises two administrative personnel

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (Masters’ preferred) in Human Resources or a related field with at least seven years of pertinent experience; HR professional certification credential preferred

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Moderate noise level
  • Moderate stress level
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional standing and lifting of at least 5 pounds
  • Long periods of sitting
  • Occasional travel within the DFW metroplex

Please send resume and cover letter to recruit@dallaschamber.org.

 

Manager of Leadership Programs – Leadership Dallas

Job Title: Manager of Leadership Programs – Leadership Dallas
Department: Talent Attraction & Leadership
Reports to: SVP of Talent Attraction & Leadership
Job Classification: Exempt

Summary: Responsible for the implementation of key Chamber leadership programs. This individual will engage the business community in supporting the development of leaders and help address and meet the broader needs for a qualified workforce.  This employee supports all affiliates of the Chamber as required.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include the following, though other duties may be assigned.

  • Implements one or more of the Chamber’s key leadership development programs. Programs include Young Professionals, Leadership Dallas, Leadership Dallas Alumni Association, Executive Women’s Roundtable, and Welcoming New Executives. Responsibilities include Advisory Council oversight, if applicable to program, organization for annual program of work, development of events and volunteer opportunities, membership recruitment and retention, and oversight of marketing the programs both to prospective members and community at large.
  • Oversees and manages budget for one or more of the programs. Provides budget and status reports to volunteers and SVP of Talent Attraction & Leadership.
  • Manages the coordination of program events working with volunteers and the Chamber event team. Coordination of logistics includes venue locations, food and beverage needs, sponsorships, speaker confirmations, agenda, set-up and supply needs, marketing and registration process.
  • Actively interacts with committees and volunteers to ensure assigned work is being done, resources are being provided when needed, and content is being overseen. This could include after hour meetings, events and conference calls.
  • Works with organization to recruit new members to apply for program. Prepares materials for application to program and data collection from applicants. Oversees selection process of applicants for program and selection committee.
  • Works with planning committees and advisory committees to prepare and offer meaningful leadership development and programming.
  • Meets with, surveys, and keeps open communication with volunteers and businesses involved in programs. Acts as facilitator when challenges arise, either with program members or volunteers, with the ability to resolve situations effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicates with various Chamber team members about activities of the programs. Closely works with DRC Membership Engagement team to recruit non-member companies active in leadership programs to become Chamber members. Provides staff support for reports given to the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
  • Utilizes the Chamber’s database to track data for the programs.
  • Assists with the creation of program materials, marketing materials and updating of the program’s website.
  • Markets programs and events under responsibilities through website, e-newsletters, social media outlets, etc. Both internal and external outlets utilized.
  • Represents Chamber at various events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience developing and managing a budget
  • Experience in effectively managing volunteers
  • Experience in raising funds through various avenues
  • Non-profit/membership organization experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Moderate noise level
  • Moderate stress level
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Long periods of standing and actively moving
  • Lifting of no more than 20 pounds
  • Occasional travel

Please send resume and cover letter to recruit@dallaschamber.org.

Leadership Engagement Intern

Job Title: Leadership Engagement Intern
Department: Education & Workforce / Talent Attraction & Leadership
Reports to: Education & Workforce
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary: The Leadership Engagement Intern supports the administrative tasks and execution of events and programs for the Dallas Regional Chamber’s leadership programs, greets and directs all visitors to the DRC offices, answers the phone and receives incoming packages and envelopes. The leadership programs currently include: Young Professionals (YP), Leadership Dallas (LD), Leadership Dallas Alumni (LDA), Executive Women’s Roundtable (EWR), and Welcoming New Executives (WNE).  This intern supports additional departments of the DRC, as needed.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist with the registration process for events and programs within the five Leadership Programs portfolio. Responsibilities include supporting the team needs for event registration pages, processing sign-ups, handling payments, communicating with sponsors about benefits and attendees, creating final registration lists, printing nametags, and other tasks as needed for events.
  • Assist with preparation for all meetings and events by managing calendars, meeting logistics and preparation of materials.
  • Greets and directs visitors to meeting rooms, answers the phone in a timely manner and directs calls to the appropriate destination when working the front desk.
  • Receives packages, newspapers and envelopes and notifies the proper person or department.
  • Maintains the computer schedule and reservations for meeting rooms and ensures lobby area is neat, stocked, and orderly at all times.
  • Assists the staff with mailings, courier requests and various other duties and provides administrative support to the Assistant to the President and CEO.

Qualifications:
Eligible candidates will have a strong interest in the DRC’s work, particularly in an available Intern position. To gain the most from the learning opportunity afforded by the program, Interns must have an aptitude for detail, multi-tasking, prioritization, and learning in a team-oriented environment.

Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students currently pursuing a degree from a college or university and available to work in Dallas, Texas for the entirety of the Internship.

 

Compensation:

Students are paid $12-15/hour, based on experience, and asked to work up to 30 hours per week during the course of their internship. Students may seek college credit for their internship. Parking or DART transportation and occasional meals will be provided.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this internship opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Barrett Cole and Elizabeth Caudill at education@dallaschamber.org with the subject heading “Internship Application.”

The Dallas Regional Chamber is an equal opportunity employer.

International Engagement Intern

Job Title: International Engagement Intern
Department: Education & Workforce / International
Reports to: Education & Workforce
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary: The International Engagement Intern supports the Dallas Regional Chamber’s international economic development program, greets and directs all visitors to the DRC offices, answers the phone and receives incoming packages and envelopes. The international team seeks to elevate the Dallas Region brand with the goal of attracting U.S. and North American headquarters of international companies (and other facilities), supporting our member companies to attract expat talent, support establishing more direct international flights, and seeing our rankings improve in reputable global city comparisons. This intern supports additional departments of the DRC, as needed.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Supporting the international engagement staff and research staff with a major Foreign Direct Investment report on the Dallas Region, including researching companies.
  • Drafting pitch emails to secure meetings during travel abroad.
  • Cold-calling/making phone calls to set up and secure meetings.
  • Updating marketing collateral, presentations, database entries and data inputs.
  • Working with the DRC events team and international engagement staff to manage delegation visits, partnership relationships, and event logistics.
  • Greets and directs visitors to meeting rooms, answers the phone in a timely manner and directs calls to the appropriate destination when working the front desk.
  • Receives packages, newspapers and envelopes and notifies the proper person or department.
  • Maintains the computer schedule and reservations for meeting rooms and ensures lobby area is neat, stocked, and orderly at all times.
  • Assists the staff with mailings, courier requests and various other duties and provides administrative support to the Assistant to the President and CEO.

Qualifications:
Eligible candidates will have a strong interest in the DRC’s work, particularly in an available Intern position. To gain the most from the learning opportunity afforded by the program, Interns must have an aptitude for detail, multi-tasking, prioritization, and learning in a team-oriented environment.

Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students currently pursuing a degree from a college or university and available to work in Dallas, Texas for the entirety of the Internship.

Compensation:

Students are paid $12-15/hour, based on experience, and asked to work up to 30 hours per week during the course of their internship. Students may seek college credit for their internship. Parking or DART transportation and occasional meals will be provided.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this internship opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Barrett Cole and Elizabeth Caudill at education@dallaschamber.org with the subject heading “Internship Application.”

The Dallas Regional Chamber is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications & Events Engagement Intern

Job Title: Communications & Events Engagement Intern
Department: Education & Workforce / Communications & Events
Reports to: Education & Workforce
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary: The Communications & Events Engagement Intern supports the Dallas Regional Chamber’s communications and events departments, greets and directs all visitors to the DRC offices, answers the phone and receives incoming packages and envelopes. The Communications department handles the public relations, marketing, social media, and other strategic communications for the DRC. The DRC’s Events department plans and executes various programs and events in the Dallas region. This intern supports additional departments of the DRC, as needed.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Collect and create relevant content for DRC media including website, blog, and social.
  • Coordinate with departments to gather monthly blog posts and email marketing content.
  • Assists in placing catering orders for council/task force meetings, creation of name tags, support the event registration process and in running events from start to finish within conference space.
  • Attends and participates in upcoming event check in meetings and assists with the creation and distribution of the 2020 Prospectus.
  • Greets and directs visitors to meeting rooms, answers the phone in a timely manner and directs calls to the appropriate destination when working the front desk.
  • Receives packages, newspapers and envelopes and notifies the proper person or department.
  • Maintains the computer schedule and reservations for meeting rooms and ensures lobby area is neat, stocked, and orderly at all times.
  • Assists the staff with mailings, courier requests and various other duties and provides administrative support to the Assistant to the President and CEO.

Qualifications:
Eligible candidates will have a strong interest in the DRC’s work, particularly in an available Intern position. To gain the most from the learning opportunity afforded by the program, Interns must have an aptitude for detail, multi-tasking, prioritization, and learning in a team-oriented environment.

Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students currently pursuing a degree from a college or university and available to work in Dallas, Texas for the entirety of the Internship.

Compensation:

Students are paid $12-15/hour, based on experience, and asked to work up to 30 hours per week during the course of their internship. Students may seek college credit for their internship. Parking or DART transportation and occasional meals will be provided.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this internship opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Barrett Cole and Elizabeth Caudill at education@dallaschamber.org with the subject heading “Internship Application.”

The Dallas Regional Chamber is an equal opportunity employer.