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Business Development Executive

We are seeking a dynamic Business Development Executive for Membership Sales for exciting times at our Chamber. 

Founded in 1910, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce is the oldest and largest business organization in Broward County with more than 1,400 members from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. We bring  businesses, organizations and individuals together through our Signature Events, Council Events, Leads Groups, Networking and Leadership Programs, Board of Director and Trustee Luncheons and Receptions,Chairman's Circle Events, Business After Hours,and more than 250 programs per year. 

If you are looking for a high profile, fast-paced and professional environment, join our team! 
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? Fill out an employment application here or send your resume to Jill@ftlchamber.com