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  • Membership Development Representative - Outside Sales

    Cecil County Chamber of Commerce
    Job Description
    Membership Development Representative - Outside Sales The Cecil County (MD) Chamber of Commerce is currently expanding its sales team. The Chamber is a private, nonprofit, membership-driven organization comprised of nearly 400 businesses, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals. Its mission is to promote a sound economic environment in which our members may prosper. Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for offering Chamber memberships to prospective nonmember businesses by communicating the benefits of the Chamber. Provides detailed information on various programs offered through the Chamber and orients the prospective member to the organization. This position reports directly to the President/CEO. Compensation: Commission Only (Contractual) Responsibilities: - Contacts, acquires and closes on new Chamber memberships - Schedules appointments and personal visits with prospects - Achieves budgeted revenue goals - Comfortable with working out and around the Cecil County area the majority of the time, with some occasional time in the office - Actively seeks new businesses and follows up appropriately - Maintains knowledge of goals, objectives and services provided by the organization - Remains informed of member benefits, Chamber events, etc. - Actively supports and participates in Chamber events and programs - Works with renewal accounts as assigned - Encourages Chamber members to take full advantage of their membership - Encourages participation and retention in the Chamber - Attends regular sales/staff meetings - Other duties as assigned by the President/CEO Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills, detailed oriented - Must have previous sales experience, preferably outside sales - Self-starter with a professional appearance - Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel and Word - Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance - Ability to prospect/cold-call new businesses - Strong verbal and written communications skills - Ability to think creatively to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions, etc. - Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information - Must be a team player that works well in an adapting environment - Must have the ability to foster the values of member relations - Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality - Flexible schedule
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