The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking a Membership Development Specialist to join our Member Services team. The Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of over 1,800 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. Our mission is to build community through business. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in membership development for a community focused organization.
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for selling Chamber memberships to prospective non-member businesses by finding leads, visiting prospects in person, and communicating the benefits of Chamber membership. He/she provides detailed information on various programs offered through the Chamber and introduces the member to the organization. This position reports to the Director of Events and Sponsorships. Salary is base plus commission. Candidates should have a proven track record of success in business development.