Asheville Chamber seeking Director of Member Development

May 28, 2019

We’re super excited to add another member to our growing team of business professionals. For this new position, we are seeking a dynamic, high-energy and self-motivated individual. Primary responsibilities include new membership sales, existing membership renewals and sponsorship sales as directed by the Vice President of Member Services.


  • Highly motivated individual with B2B sales experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in relationship building and relationship sales
  • Thorough knowledge of the Asheville business community and Chamber
  • Ability to set and meet goals
  • Excellent selling and closing skills
  • Ability to develop prospect pipeline and to progress the sales process with many prospects concurrently
  • Excellent networking and follow-up skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of flexibility, creativity, resilience and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in computer software, Microsoft Office suite and CRM database software
  • Ownership of a dependable vehicle and valid driver license


  • Identify prospective Chamber members and implement individualized sales plan for each lead
  • Develop thorough understanding of Chamber membership levels and benefits and assist Chamber members in taking full advantage of their membership
  • Accomplish weekly, monthly and annual goals: sales, member visits, calls, emails and conversations
  • Supervise Business Development Specialist
  • Regularly participate in Chamber meetings, events and activities
  • Independently manage book of business, as assigned and developed
  • As the face of the Chamber to many individuals and businesses, represent the Chamber positively and professionally in all situations and interactions
  • Achieve and exceed revenue goals
  • Collaborate with Member Services department and all Chamber employees as appropriate to ensure overall Chamber success
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Member Services and CEO

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