Membership Consultant - Full Time

Lakeland Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
POSITION: MEMBERSHIP CONSULTANT – FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
REPORTS TO: VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
POSITION PURPOSE: CULTIVATE NEW MEMBERSHIPS AND RETAIN EXISTING MEMBERSHIPS. 
REVISED: 12/26/2018

The Commissioned Membership Consultant Program is the commissioned sales effort of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prospect and sell new Chamber memberships to local businesses and organizations
• Actively reach out to delinquent members who are 30-120 days past due 
• Maintain a monthly log of contacts and potential members, to be provided to the Vice President of Membership Development prior to monthly Investor Development and Executive Committee meetings 
• Responsible for meeting with our Chamber Champions Committee regularly
• Promptly and effectively respond to prospects inquiring about membership in the Chamber
• Attend relevant Chamber functions and other functions and meetings specifically requested by the Vice President of Membership Development for the purpose of networking and recruiting
• Work with other chamber of commerce colleagues and state and national chamber organizations, continuously seeks new and improved approaches for enhancing the Chamber’s membership recruitment efforts
• Participate as an active member of the Chamber staff, which is a positive and dynamic team decided to exceeding customer expectations

Experience and skills required:

• Must be self-motivated, results-oriented, possess excellent time management skills, and comfortable dealing with a broad spectrum of business industries and people
• Able to succeed with little supervision
• Ability to prospect/cold-call new businesses and to upgrade and sell major accounts
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, organizational skills
• Valid Driver’s License 
• Previous sales experience and knowledge of the Lakeland community is a plus
• Knowledge of CMS (ChamberMaster) a plus.

Salary & Benefits:

• $15,000 base salary. Generous commission schedule.
• Group medical – Chamber covers 100% for all full-time employees (after 60 days of continuous employment)
• Dental, vision & life insurance available – Employee pays half 
• Supplemental short-term disability available
• 2 weeks vacation (after one-year of employment) 
• Paid holidays – 9 ½ days
• Sick/personal days accumulate
• 401(k) - Chamber contributes 3% of employee’s salary (after one-year of employment)
• Exciting professional growth opportunities

How to apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to cskeates@lakelandchamber.com with the subject line Membership Consultant.
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