Date ArticleType
4/19/2016 Chamber News
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is Hiring a Membership Development Manager

Position: Member Development Manager

Compensation: Base Salary plus Commission

Job Summary:

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a business development professional to develop and manage membership sales program resulting in new membership growth and existing membership upgrades. This position reports to the President/CEO.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Develop prospect lists and targeting strategies for new member development. 
- Contact, follow-up, and sell new Chamber memberships. 
- Work to upgrade current and new members to higher levels of membership.
- Achieve budgeted revenue goals for new membership and retention. 
- Build and engage staff and volunteer committee working to achieve sales goals.
- Create campaigns and collateral to market value of Chamber membership.
- Identify cross-sell opportunities for sponsorships, advertising and other revenue generation.

Required Competencies and Experience: 

- Upholds organizational values of Innovation, Excellence, Inclusivity, Accountability, Integrity
- A Bachelor’s Degree; related field. 
- A minimum of four (4) years related professional experience with at least two (2) years in a membership organization. 
- Previous experience managing a successful membership campaign. 
- Strong organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills, detailed oriented. 
- Must have previous sales experience. 
- Self-starter with a professional appearance. 
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, and Word. 
- Must have reliable transportation. 
- Ability to prospect/cold-call new businesses and to upgrade and sell major accounts. 
- Strong verbal and written communications skills. 
- 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. 
- An individual who has total integrity and credibility.

Please submit resumes to Linda Hart Punzak, VP Finance/Administration at