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Business Development Representative in Raleigh, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Job Type:
    Sales
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2018

Job Description


Job Number: 28218


Business Development Representative


Job Description:

The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is currently expanding its sales team. The Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of nearly 4,000 business enterprises, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals. Its mission is to provide leadership that will help create regional economic prosperity and success for its members in the Raleigh area. Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for selling Chamber memberships to prospective non-member businesses by communicating the benefits of the Chamber, providing detailed information on various programs offered through the Chamber, and orienting the client to the organization.


Responsibilities:


  • Contact, acquire and sell new Chamber memberships

  • Schedule in person appointments and personal visits with prospects

  • Close sales during on-site visits or through follow-up phone calls/visits and written correspondence

  • Achieve budgeted revenue goals

  • Actively seeks new businesses and follows up appropriately

  • Maintains knowledge of goals, objectives and services provided by the Chamber

  • Remains informed of member benefits, Chamber events, etc.

  • Actively support and participate in Chamber events and programs

  • Works renewal accounts and targeted major accounts as assigned

  • Assists Chamber members in taking full advantage of their membership

  • Attends regular sales/staff meetings

  • Other duties as assigned by the Major Investors Manager


Education Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree required


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Detail oriented with strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; able to prospect/cold call new businesses

  • Self-starter who can think outside the box to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions, etc.

  • Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality

  • Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information

  • Must be a team player that works well in an adapting environment and be able to foster the values of member relations


Qualifications:


  • Must have previous sales experience preferably B2B

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word


Other Information: