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Current Job Openings

Administrative Assistant/Event Coordinator 

Reports To:               Executive Vice President

Function:                  

  • To insure the continuous improvement of a variety of quality events and speakers
  • To increase membership attendance and generate income through the provision of events sponsorships
  • To continually assess events, their process and procedures and possible enhancements or in some cases extinction.
  • To perform and be responsible for all event details, activities and calendaring.
  • To assist the Executive Vice President

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Annual events:  Salute to Business, Downtowner of the Year, SBA Awards Breakfast, GLBX Ally awards

Monthly events:  Downtown Council Breakfast, Business After Hours

  1. Attend designated council/committee meetings. Take minutes when needed. Send out meeting notices and maintain member attendance.
  2. Maintain up to date calendar information on the GFLCC website for events.
  3. Work with the Director of Communications to ensure timely communication of events via weekly e-mail produced by the Specialist.
  4. Identify, recruit, direct, and control volunteers participating on event taskforces as necessary.
  5. Assist the Executive VP in the planning, preparation, and coordination of event activities. Following the event checklist, paying attention to details including in some cases the speaker confirmation, sponsorships, banners, signs, invitations, programs, registration, table sales, location, decoration, awards, lighting, music, etc.
  6. Work with the Director of Communications on event programs, invitations, posters, etc. for content, timelines etc.
  7. Maintain event files and details in an organized systematic way and developing forms to ease the process.
  8. Answer calls and e-mails from members requesting event information and registration.
  9. Process credit card payments
  10. Work with all staff as a point person for event activities/tasks, overseeing registration process and staff assignments at events as necessary and this position oversees.
  11. Work closely with the accounting clerk to register attendees in the most efficient and expedient manner possible.
  12. Ensure smooth replacement process and procedures during absences and vacations causing the least disruption to the schedule
  13.  Assist on front desk reception coordinating rotation schedule with other Administrative assistants
  14. Follow up on outstanding invoices for events
  15. For SBA awards Breakfast coordination of all nominees, 5 judges and tallying results in a timely matter.

 

Requirements: Excellent organizational skills; self-motivated, excellent attention to details; Must be people oriented with good customer service skills. Excellent negotiation skills and time management also required. Efficient in Microsoft Word.

Interested? Send your resume to Carolyn.m@ftlchamber.com

 

Business Development Executive

We are seeking a dynamic Business Development Executive for Membership Sales, reporting to the Director of Business Development. Your time will be spent following prospecting and calling on leads from the Chamber’s website, member referrals, businesses from our database and actively prospecting new members at community events.

Responsibilities

  • Actively prospect and contact potential members
  • Strategically plan sales activity for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Represent the Chamber at corporate and community events
  • Generate sales leads by researching and contacting businesses of all sizes and industries
  • Schedule and attends sales appointments outside the office
  • Weekly Sales meetings and reports
  • Collect member investments and assist with A/R collections
  • Follow-up and address members’ needs in a timely manner
  • Utilize CRM system to keep accurate and timely records of prospects and members
  • Welcome and onboard your new members to increase the rate of renewals
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Highly motivated and target driven with successful sales track record
  • Knowledge of MS OfficeSuite, Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Familiarity with CRM practices
  • Ability to build productive business professional relationships
  • Excellent sales, communication and negotiation skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the client needs
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience
Interested? Send your resume to Dan@ftlchamber.com

Director of Business Development

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director of Business Development (DBD) is responsible for all retention and acquisition of General Members and Trustee of the Chamber.  The DBD will create and execute an annual plan consistent with the operating budget that will generate growth in our retention of existing members on all levels and meet identified new member projections. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Creates and executes an annual membership recruitment and retention plan which is consistent with the annual budget approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Manages all Business Development Executives (BDE) and sets specific measurable goals for their success. This includes but is not limited to: daily, weekly, monthly and annual acquisitions and renewals; face-to-face calls/presentations; conversion ratio; member relationship plans; and number of referral partners and referrals).
  • Is actively involved in the sales and retention process. Makes sales calls and has a book of business as part of the position’s compensation schedule and works with the sales team to meet production goals.
  • Manage relationships with staff, cross functional team, committees and volunteers.
  • Develops long and short term goals for membership that are linked to the Chamber’s mission and strategic direction and which integrate issues, concerns and priorities identified by the Board of Directors and executive leadership.
  • Identifies value added programs, products and services to enhance the membership experience.
  • Creatively resolves problems for members and BDEs.
  • Develops and manages membership relations in accordance with established policies, budgets, procedures and specifications.
  • Prepares detailed membership reports on a monthly basis to include but not be limited to: percentage of retention, new members (by category), dollar volume of renewals and new members, etc.
  • Ensures a maximum level of member service and satisfaction is achieved and maintained.

 Salary: Base plus bonus, commensurate with experience and tied to meeting recruitment/retention plan.

Interested? Send your resume to Dan@ftlchamber.com