Chamber Employment

As we continue to expand and grow, the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce is looking to fill a Business Development Executive position. The ideal candidate must be creative, forward thinking, detail oriented and enjoy working within a SMALL business environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented.

 Business Development Executive

Qualifications:

  • Proven success in high production sales department of a sophisticated organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing or closely related experience is preferred.
  • Experience in a non-profit organization or with fundraising is desirable.
  • Proven expertise in sales
  • Proven success in customer service and relationship building/maintenance
  • Familiarity with database and relationship marketing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and familiarity with database programs

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in direct sales activities.
  • Assist in the development of key messages and sales presentations.
  • Support event activities that drive interest in Chamber membership.
  • Develop referral sources and prospecting strategies.
  • Perform customer service activities and support the success of all members.

Task/Duties:

  • Carry out a strategic sales effort aimed at member recruitment and added-value opportunities.
  • Recommend a total involvement strategy for key clients and prospects with the goal of maximizing financial commitments and involving key leaders/CEOs.
  • Maintain knowledge of the business community and relative business trends.
  • Generate and maintain viable prospect files and referral networks.
  • Conduct all necessary research on key members and prospects.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of Chamber products, programs, and initiatives.
  • Represent the Chamber at functions within the organization and the community.
  • Make formal sales presentations to potential members.
  • Develop events and other marketing concepts to complement personal sales efforts.
  • Compile correspondence, membership sales kits, and other sales support documents.
  • Conduct all necessary follow-up.
  • Complete contracts, collect payment and maintain required paperwork.
  • Achieve personal sales goals set by Vice President Business Development; contribute to the success of both the team and the organization through support, counsel, and advice on successful sales strategies.
  • Participate in all sales and staff meetings, scheduled floor days, Member Orientations, and other Chamber events/meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in training activities as required.
  • Encourage ongoing engagement of new members; to invite new members to participate in events, committees, and other Chamber-related programs.
  • Advise Vice President on issues affecting membership and membership sales.
  • Maintain current and complete information including all interaction with members in the Chamber Master (CRM) system.

 

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Thank you for your interest in the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce