RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: We’re Hiring A Director of Business Development

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

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

Detail Oriented

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

Flexible Schedule


Original source can be found here.

Source: Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce

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