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NOW HIRING! The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Sales Manager

Wednesday, July 29, 2015  
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Position:                              Sales Manager


Compensation:                 Base Salary plus Commission


Job Summary:

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a sales professional to create an active, growing and engaged membership.  This position will manage new member sales, sponsorships and advertising sales.  This position reports to the President/CEO and is responsible for evaluating, re-structuring and implementing a total community investment strategy defining value for membership and growth of the organization. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Seek out and understand current member needs and expectations of the Chamber.

·         Work with Staff and Volunteers to structure member value packages.

·         Contact, acquire, and sell new Chamber memberships.

·         Works to upgrade current and new members to higher levels of membership.

·         Achieve budgeted revenue goals for new membership.

·         Increase non-dues revenue through marketing and sponsorship opportunities.

·         Develop and execute a sales strategy for advertising in Chamber publications.

·         Build an engage staff and volunteer committee working to achieve sales goals.

·         Create plan for continued enhancement of revenue opportunity through the delivery of value-oriented services to membership.


Required Competencies and Experience:

·         Upholds organizational values of Innovation, Excellence, Inclusivity, Accountability, Integrity

·         A Bachelor’s Degree; related field.

·         A minimum of four (4) years related professional experience with at least two (2) years in   a membership organization.

·         Previous experience managing a successful membership campaign.

·         Strong organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills, detailed oriented.

·         Must have previous sales experience.

·         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.

·         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.

·         An individual who has total integrity and credibility.


Please send resumes to Linda Punzak at

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