Business Development Coordinator

Position: Business Development Coordinator

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Definition: To promote Chamber membership and advertising opportunities to the business community of Brantford Brant.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new members to the Chamber of Commerce Brantford Brant
  • Undertake retention activities to ensure existing members maintain their membership
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy to engage new and potential members, and support Chamber publications including InTouch Magazine, annual Members Directory, and website
  • Provide support to new Chamber members for integration into Chamber events, programs and marketing opportunities
  • Contribute to a healthy team environment to achieve overall Chamber objectives
  • Network in the community to promote the Chamber and generate leads for potential members
  • Maintain an accurate and comprehensive prospect file
  • Act as a source of referral information for Chamber members
  • Ensure accuracy of Chamber members’ database information
  • Support as many Chamber events as possible through attendance, assistance, and engagement
  • Promote advertising opportunities in Chamber marketing vehicles and events
  • Assist with the accounts receivable strategy with Accounting Coordinator
  • Liaise with Chamber affinity program representatives to ensure accurate knowledge of all benefits of membership
  • Work with the Chamber volunteers and members to solicit referrals for membership
  • Support Chamber committees as assigned including minute taking, scheduling meetings and communication with committee membership
  • Independently visit member and prospective member workplaces
  • Other duties as would be normally deemed appropriate in a small office setting

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in a sales capacity with commission-driven compensation
  • An educational background with an emphasis in sales, business, public relations, or non-profit, community development
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service, sales, and telephone skills required
  • Proven ability to learn new technology, and comfortable in a mobile environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a sales capacity in a team environment

Email your resume and cover letter to CEO David Prang, david@brcc.ca