Colorado Business Roundtable Executive Search Notice



Summary of Job Description, Goals, Compensation Range 

The Colorado Business Roundtable (“COBRT”) is a 501(c)(6) business league which has been in active operation since early 2016 (see  It is aligned with the strategy and goals of the national Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of America’s leading companies working to promote a thriving U.S. economy and an expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.  COBRT pursues a similar mission in the state of Colorado and the region.

COBRT is led by a six-person Executive Committee and a fifteen-person Board of Directors (“Board”).  Like the Business Roundtable, COBRT’s Board has representatives from some of the region’s leading companies.

COBRT seeks to hire a new President no later than October 31, 2019.  This date may be extended depending on the results of the application process.

The balance of this document will outline (a) the general job duties for this position, (b) responsibilities,  (c) qualifications, (d) performance milestones (e) the general compensation range for this position, and (f) the procedure for applying for the position.

General Duties:

The President acts as spokesperson and liaison for the COBRT in all interaction with other groups or organizations and individuals as per directions of the Board of Directors.

The President is responsible for periodic reporting to the Board of Directors about the development, implementation and accomplishments of all activity conducted by the COBRT as per the programs and goals set by the Board of Directors.

The President is responsible for the execution of all activities associated with the COBRT including staffing needs for all meetings, scheduling of meetings, designating of locations, development of agenda and creation and delivery of any meeting materials that are necessary.

The President is responsible for all of ministration of operations jobs activity that would include the review and evaluation of program activities, oversee the compliance of any contractual obligations the COBRT may need to fulfill, the allocation of resources for the provision of effectiveness and efficiency and the development of organizational and administers policy and program objectives as outlined by the Board of Directors.

The President is the chief supervisor of all assigned staff and is responsible for personnel activity including the interviewing, recommendation for hiring, employee training, the planning and assigning and directing of all employment activity, work performance evaluations, conduct appraisal and reward as well as the administration of discipline and the answering of all workplace complaints and resolution of problems.


· Advocacy: Advocate on behalf of the COBRT members on public policy matters affecting business.

· Strategic Plan: In collaboration with the Board of Directors, create a strategic plan for the COBRT and maintain responsibility for implementing the strategic objectives of the plan.

· Membership: Maintain responsibility for the overall performance of the COBRT’s membership activities including membership acquisition, growth, stewardship, and retention.

· Public Relations/Outreach: Create and maintain a dynamic and forward-thinking public image for the organization. Include strategies for marketing, communications, media relations, and community relations. Represent the COBRT in public; attend board and partner meetings.

· Leadership: Lead, manage and develop key employees to achieve COBRT goals. Establish a culture of teamwork and excellence.

· Assessment: Identify risks within the organization and problem-solve to find solutions

· Branding: Set the tone for Chamber image and culture; serve as the main spokesperson with media and other external stakeholders.

· Programs: Manage events and programs on strict timelines in support of membership.

· Marketing Communications: Oversee the plan and direct communications including website development and social media strategy.

·Ensure that all critical Company contracts are adequately reviewed with the assistance of legal counsel to protect the interests of the Company

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Strategic vision with extensive and nuanced skills to drive change management, mission fulfillment, and operational outcomes.

· Results-driven personality with highly developed interpersonal skills for leading and motivating staff, board, members, volunteers, and partners.

· Strong understanding of the local political landscape for change and collaboration with civic leadership and partner organizations.

· Strong record of local and or regional community engagement, both professionally and as a volunteer.

· Able to make key decisions that will benefit the organization.

· Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

· Ability to identify new revenue streams to grow the organization and add member value.

· Ability to prioritize, delegate, and oversee a multitude of areas.


Minimum of 5 years of management experience required, including supervision of professional staff, with a minimum 5 years at a senior-level management position.

· Demonstrated record of successful leadership in the nonprofit or profit sector, including demonstrated success in change management.

· Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

· Demonstrated success in community leadership.

· Experience in working for or serving on a board of directors for a nonprofit organization.

· Commitment and experience of working with diverse communities and audiences.            

Experience and Qualifications:
The candidate should have previous corporate or non-profit executive management experience and a proven track record for effective team management and results-driven leadership. Candidates interested in applying for the President position must demonstrate the ability to perform these duties through a combination of past work experience and education.

Performance Milestones:

The President would be the chief executive officer of the organization whose main function is to oversee any of the operation jobs associated with the organization's activity. The Board has developed a strategic work plan for the President which summarizes goals, objectives and activities from the date of employment through July 1, 2020.  The basic goals of this plan are to (a) advance the COBRT Pillars and other strategic priorities identified by the Board, and (b) to place COBRT on a path of financial independence and sustainability.  The Board has identified a number of activities and associated metrics for the President to achieve these goals. The President will be responsible for the implementation of any of the policies and directions brought forth by the board of directors. Additionally, this individual would be responsible for reporting on activity aimed at meeting any annual goals and objectives, overseeing organizational finances, as well as any and all administrative management activity needed to be conducted on a day-to-day basis.

Initial Compensation Range:

Depending on background and experience, the President will be paid a base salary ranging from $80,000 to $150,000 per year, potential discretionary annual bonuses, health insurance, a 401K plan, cell phone reimbursement, and reimbursement of all ordinary business expenses.

Application Materials and Procedure:

An applicant should submit a resume/CV and a summary of relevant experience by  October 11, 2019 to either or directly to COBRT Board President, Roberta Robinette (marked “personal and confidential”) at 161 Inverness Dr. W., Room 153A, Englewood, CO 80112.

COBRT is an equal opportunity employer.