Careers

Join the DRC team to grow your career and make an impact on the Dallas Region's business environment.

WANT TO HELP MAKE DALLAS THE BEST REGION?

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) works with the Dallas Region’s business community to champion economic growth, strengthen our workforce, advocate for pro-growth public policies, and improve the quality of life for all people.

Our team embodies the community we serve — we represent a wide range of experiences and backgrounds. Together, with our region’s top business leaders, we work to create a better future by making the Dallas Region the best place in the United States for all people to live, work, and do business.

We are headquartered in downtown Dallas with 360-degree office views, a wellness room, and a collaborative office culture that deeply believes in inclusion, diversity, learning, growth, and a work-life balance.

Check out our job openings to see if there’s a place for you on our team.

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

Health/Insurance Benefits:

  • Major Medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Prescription plan
  • 401(k) Retirement plan with generous company contribution
  • Life Insurance plan at two times annual salary
  • Long Term Disability plan with up to 65 percent of pre-disability income
  • Supplemental Insurance options
  • Generous paid vacation, sick, and paternal leave policies

Perks:

  • Paid Parking/DART pass
  • Work-life balance encouraged
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Learning and Leadership opportunities
  • Major access to events, insights, and resources
  • Meaningful work – make a difference!

OPEN POSITIONS

Senior/Staff Accountant

Job Title: Senior/Staff Accountant
Division: Finance
Reports To: Managing Director of Accounting
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

The Ideal Candidate: This is a unique opportunity to join a stable small business enterprise with an experienced team that allows for work-life balance, while making contributions to the organization. We desire a qualified candidate to join our team who possesses exceptional communication skills, along with a variety of accounting and financial reporting experience, including month end close, general ledger, billing, accounts payable, banking and SOX controls. Expectations will be for the individual to be a quick learner who embraces technology and desires to work full time from our Downtown Dallas office.

Summary: Responsible for performing various duties within the DRC’s accounting department as part of the organization’s staff expansion and succession planning efforts. Will perform a variety of accounting and analysis duties, becoming a reliable team member, working under normal supervision and assuming greater responsibilities over time. This position will be part of a six-person team and have no direct reports.

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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 may include the following, though other duties may be assigned as this person develops and becomes a key member of the team.

      • Perform a variety of duties related to billing in the DRC’s subledger system – Weblink/Atlas, which may include, generation of invoice postings, monitoring/computing credit card fee allocations and follow-up and collections of unpaid invoices working closely with member engagement staff.
      • Process monthly journal entries as assigned, utilizing the general ledger Sage 500 application.
      • Assist in the maintenance and processing accounting records for the various entities.
      • Maintain the fixed asset module and related transactions, posting monthly depreciation.
      • Over time, develop skills to maintain and account for monthly membership revenue and deferred revenue – membership.
      • Assist with financial period closes, annual audit preparation, annual tax return preparation and grant request applications.
      • Develop skills to serve as a backup for:
          • Processing accounts payable related items, including credit card payments, as needed.
          • Payroll processing in Paycom, including reconciliations of general ledger and payroll accounts.
          • Reconciling and posting receipts in Weblink/Atlas and Sage 500.
      • Perform research and analysis utilizing the Sage 500 application, including running reports, as necessary.
      • Participate in DRC, Accounting Team, and other meetings as scheduled.
      • Assist on special projects when needed.

Education/Experience:

      • Bachelor’s degree with business major and emphasis in accounting, along with not less than five years of a variety of experiences preferred, including full month-end close, general ledger, billing, payroll, and accounts payable experience.
      • Associate degree with emphasis in accounting or equivalent from two-year college or technical school along with five plus years related experience will also be considered.
      • SAGE application, Weblink/Atlas application experience, as well as ERP system implementation experience a plus.

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

Manager, Regional Marketing & Talent Attraction

Job Title: Manager of Regional Marketing & Talent Attraction
Division:  Regional Marketing & Talent Attraction
Reports To: Senior Vice President of Regional Marketing & Talent Attraction
Job Classification: Exempt

The Ideal Candidate: This opportunity is for a marketing manager with a passion for promoting the Dallas region to attract business, investment, and talent to the area. Our ideal candidate has exceptional communication skills along with experience developing creative content and executing marketing campaigns.  This person should be comfortable with day-to-day marketing activities as well as long-term projects. Successful candidates are collaborative, creative, and highly organized with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple marketing projects at any given time.

Summary: The Manager of Regional Marketing is responsible for implementing the Dallas Regional Chamber’s regional marketing strategy for economic development and Say Yes to Dallas talent attraction campaign, in accordance with the DRC strategic plan. This employee supports all affiliates of the DRC as required, including agency partners, members, allies, and other stakeholders.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

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

      • Works with internal departments, external partners, and service providers to manage and maintain cohesive regional marketing strategy and update content to attract business, investment, and talent to the Dallas region.
      • Creates and writes engaging content promoting the Dallas region for external audiences including prospective clients, site location consultants, and relocating talent, ensuring brand consistency.
      • Creates and manages day-to-day digital marketing content and activities for the Say Yes to Dallas talent attraction campaign, including WordPress website, social media, and email marketing.
      • Monitors and analyzes website, social media, and email performance using Google Analytics, Sprout Social, and EMMA email marketing software to modify content and optimize performance.
      • Builds and maintains presentations and custom pitches to promote the region as a top location for business, investment, and talent.
      • Presents regional marketing activities and promotional information to internal and external stakeholders.
      • Manages assigned DRC council and task forces, member engagement, calendar of events, and associated activities for regional marketing and talent attraction.
      • Maintains DRC guidelines and database for finance and member management in Atlas CRM.
      • Represents the DRC in various business, civic, media, and regional situations

Education/Experience:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
      • One-to-three years professional experience with marketing and communications focus in a field and/or with an organization that is similar in mission and activities to the DRC.
      • Strong writing and communication skills.
      • Experience using web and social media marketing tools such as WordPress, Sprout Social, and Google Analytics.

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
      • Occasional standing and lifting of at least 20 pounds
      • Long periods of sitting
      • Regular travel throughout the DFW area; possible travel outside the DFW area

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