Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on April 30.
The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new Director of Business Development to join our team. If you are interested in this position, email your cover letter, resume’ and references to Mary Cohen, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce
Director of Business Development
The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit membership driven organization comprised of business enterprises, non-profit organizations and civic members. Its mission is to help create regional economic prosperity and success for its members.
The Director of Business Development is responsible for selling Chamber membership to prospective nonmember businesses by referrals, cold calling and information requests. Responsibilities also include selling a suite of marketing opportunities including enhanced web listings, website ads, event sponsorship, mixer events, window advertising and map ads. Director of Business Development reports to the Executive Director.
Position Responsibilities Include:
Contact, acquire and sell new Chamber memberships
Selling a suite of marketing opportunities to member organizations
Actively seeks new businesses and follows up appropriately
Schedule appointments and personal visits with prospects
Close sales during on site visits or through follow up correspondence
Achieve budgeted revenue goals
Maintains knowledge of goals, objectives and services provided by the Chamber
Remains informed of member benefits and Chamber events.
Actively supports and participates in Chamber events and programs
Works renewal accounts and targeted accounts as assigned
Assists Chamber members in taking full advantage of their membership
Attends regular staff meetings, fully utilizes Chambermaster CRM and adheres to time management and priorities of the Chamber
Other duties as assigned by Executive Director
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Strong organization skills, time management and multi-tasking skills
Outside sales experience
Self starter with professional appearance
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance
Ability to prospect/cold call new businesses
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Can think outside the box, offer new ideas and solutions
Capable of maintaining sensitive or confidential information
Team player that works well in an adaptive environment
Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality
PLEASE SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER and REFERENCES to email@example.com.
Original source can be found here.
Source: Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce