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Membership Sales and Services Associate

San Benito County Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
JOB SUMMARY
Company: San Benito County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Location: Hollister, CA
Job Type: Part time 15 Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Years of Experience : 2+ sales/service (preferred)
Salary: Base + commissions
 
ABOUT THE JOB
The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau  is a membership driven organization that has been serving the local business community for over 90 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic sales person to continue to help grow our membership and support the needs of our existing business partners (360+)
 
JOB INFORMATION
The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Membership Sales and Services Associate. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in sales with an understanding of the Chamber industry. This position focuses on retaining existing members by providing exceptional customer service while creating and
implementing sales campaigns to attract new businesses to the Chamber. The
Membership Sales and Services Associate will have the full support of the Board of
Directors, Chief Executive Officer and other Chamber departments.
 
Successfully selling the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce requires a mastery of many different skills, including lead generation, time management, customer service and closing the sale. This position is responsible for identifying and making contact with potential  members and qualifying their needs, selling appropriate marketing
opportunities and  services, and developing strong member satisfaction through
personal meetings, phone and online contact. The position requires a unique and
talented individual that excels in multiple business disciplines including sales, business development and relationship management.
 
BENEFITS
· Competitive salary within the Chamber industry, plus uncapped commission.
· Paid Holidays
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
· Identify and make contact with potential members
· Sell new memberships and create annual sales campaign, including initial
     collections
 
· Coordinate New Member Orientation
· Assist in scheduling new member ribbon cutting/photos for social media
· Detailed reporting to CEO on weekly sales plan
· Sell website advertisements (solicit, collect artwork/logo and payments
· Coordinate retention visits with Ambassador Committee
· Promote and attend Chamber activities and events
· Assist with soliciting event sponsorships
· Participate in staff meetings
· Provide a budget for membership activities to CEO quarterly
· Update Social Media site with member information
· Other responsibilities as assigned
 
Qualifications
· 2+ , Chamber experience preferred
· Experience working with volunteer membership base
· Excellent communication skills
· Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
· Ability to balance multiple responsibilities in a high energy environment
· Exceptional customer service skills
· Willingness to work within a team structure to promote and grow the organization
· Available to work Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM with some  evenings and early mornings as needed.
 
 
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