Monday, October 4, 2010

Job Opportunity | Full-Time Sales Rep

Founded in 1900, the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce represents the interests of business in the greater Riverside area. We are a fast-paced organization with a mission of improving the economic prosperity of the Inland region. Our work revolves around providing members with networking opportunities, promoting the community, and engaging federal, state, and local officials on behalf of business interests. Visit our website: 

Purpose: The Membership/Advertising Sales Representative generates revenue by selling memberships to prospective non-member businesses by communicating the benefits and services of the Chamber. Provides detailed information on various programs and orients the client to the Chamber's advertising vehicles.

Reports to: Membership/Advertising Sales Manager and President/CEO

Essential Functions and Objectives:
  • Exhibits strong and effective lead generation/sales skills, and provides excellent customer service to potential, new and existing Chamber members.
  • Contacts, acquires and sells prospects new membership to the Chamber.
  • Sell advertising in Chamber Business newspaper and other Chamber products and services.
  • Achieves budgeted revenue goals.
  • Generates cold calls by actively seeking new businesses and following up appropriately.
  • Maintains knowledge of goals, objectives, features and services of membership.
  • Stays informed about Chamber member benefits, events and functions.
  • Assists member clients to make full use of Chamber benefits and programs.
  • Actively supports and participates in Chamber functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Sales experience required.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-starter with a professional demeanor and presentation of self with an outgoing personality.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with computers.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
Educational Level:

  • 2 to 4-year degree preferred

Base salary: minimum wage + commission

New member commission:
  • 25% commission: $2,500 - $3,499 
  • 35% commission: $3,500 - $4,49 
  • 40% commission: $4,500 +
Advertising Commission:

  • 25% commission
Submit Cover letter and Resume To: 

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