Employment Opportunities

Partnership Sales Representative

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce (www.bgchamber.com) seeks a self-motivated, energetic, experienced individual to fill the position of Partnership Sales Representative and join our award-winning Chamber team. The core responsibility of the position is recruitment of new partners and retention of existing partners.

Education/experience: High school degree required. Sales experience and post-secondary education a plus. A successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:          

  • Responsible for partnership recruitment, including cold calls, visits, etc. and meeting set goals
  • Responsible for lead generation and closing of partnership to attain goals
  • Track contacts/activity/follow-up daily in CRM
  • Responsible for partnership retention and meeting set goals
  • Participation/Involvement with Recruitment and Retention committees
  • Assist with newsletter and board report: recruitment and retention updates
  • Attend retention luncheons and primary Chamber functions
  • Attend Chamber functions, community relationship building
  • Perform other work as assigned

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of any information encountered
  • Requires strong math and analytical skills
  • Ability to make judgments serving the organization’s best interest
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, directors and clients
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, printer, calculator, photocopy machine, fax machine, telephone and vehicle
  • Experience with various software and/or Windows based applications including but not limited to, word processing, internet usage and email applications.
  • Ability to use a computer for spreadsheet, data and word processing functions
  • Ability to embrace change and respond to daily situations that arise
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks required of a small office environment
  • Possesses and utilizes the following traits: initiative, resourcefulness, thoroughness, accuracy, tact, firmness, sound judgment and integrity

A competitive salary + commission, commensurate with experience and excellent benefits are offered for the position. 

Please send a letter of interest describing your strengths for this position, along with your resume, salary history, and salary range expected by email to Meredith Robinson, Chief Operating Officer, at meredith@bgchamber.com. No phone calls please.

The position will remain open until filled.