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The Cape Chamber is expanding its team

Outside Membership Sales Representative
Job Description 

The Cape Chamber is currently expanding its sales team. The Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership –driven organization comprised of business enterprises, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals. Our mission is to strive to be the lead advocate for business, serve as the primary catalyst for a vibrant economy that stimulates and retains jobs, and be the champion to create strong communities for the Cape Girardeau region, resulting in an enhanced quality of life.

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for selling Chamber memberships to prospective non-member businesses by communicating the benefits of the Chamber. This position reports directly to the Membership and Event Specialist.

Job Title: Membership Sales Representative (Outside – Part-time)
Division: Membership
Wage: Commission

Position Responsibilities:
• Contact, acquire and sell new Chamber memberships
• Schedule appointments and personal visits with prospects
• Achieve budgeted revenue goals
• Comfortable with working out and around the Cape area the majority of the time, with some occasional time in the office
• Actively seek new businesses and follow up appropriately
• Maintains knowledge of goals, objectives and services provided by the organization
• Remain informed of member benefits, Chamber events, etc.
• Actively support and participate in Chamber events and programs
• Assist Chamber members in taking full advantage of their membership
• Encourage participation and retention in the Chamber
• Attend regular sales/staff meetings
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills, detailed oriented
• Previous sales experience preferred
• Self-starter with a professional appearance
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel and Word
• Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance
• Ability to prospect/cold-call new businesses and to upgrade and sell major accounts
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• One who can think outside the box to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions, etc.
• Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information
• Must be a team player that works well in an adapting environment
• Must have the ability to foster the values of member relations
• Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality
• Flexible schedule

Please submit resumes to by September 13, 2019.

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