Summary of Position: This position is designed to assist the Tulare Chamber of Commerce in its role as a catalyst for business growth and champion for a thriving community. Develop partnerships via designing, implementing, directing, and conducting activities to increase and sustain the Chamber's partnerships. Manage partnership/membership services efforts of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce. Work in coordination with CEO regarding securing major partnerships. See that appropriate records are maintained regarding membership/partnership histories, rosters and related data. Assist in achieving monetary goals and objectives as set by the CEO and Executive Officers. Coordinate membership related events and provide assistance to other team members as needed for major Chamber events and activities.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    •              Responsible for all partnership/membership sales, including locating qualifying leads and prospects, selling new partnerships, preparing sales reports and meeting monthly sales goals.

    •              Stay informed about member/partner benefits, Chamber events and functions.

    •              Responsible for increasing major partnerships and event sponsorships.

    •              Supervise the Ambassador program; recruitment, training & organization; aid Ambassadors in their responsibilities; plan/arrange monthly meetings and incentives/special programs as needed.

    •              Coordinate all details of networking events including ribbon cuttings/grand openings/Business After Hours Networking Mixers/seminars and City Talks.

    •              Assist in new membership/partnership orientation activities for the Chamber.

    •              Encourage membership/partnership participation in Chamber events and on committees.

    •              Communicate weekly with members to increase membership value and retention.

    •              Make membership and sponsorship recommendations to CEO.

    •              Prepare follow up correspondence for new members.

    •              Make monthly member contacts to collect on delinquent accounts and save accounts requesting cancellation.

    •              Plan membership sales/promotional/retention/orientation/events materials with assistance from Director of Marketing & Events.

    •              Actively involved in planning and/or execution of major Chamber events.

    •              Other duties as required.


    Qualifications/Skills/Education that Highlights Experience in the areas below, and Performance of the Primary Job Responsibilities noted above:

    •              Motivated professional with excellent time and project management skills.

    •              Must have the ability to foster the values of member relations.

    •              Sales and customer relations.

    •              Prefer knowledge of membership organizations, sales, partnership building, and coordination of volunteers.

    •              Working knowledge of Chamber activities and the Tulare business community.

    •              Demonstrated public speaking/presentation skills.

    •              Ability to function effectively with little supervision.

    •              Computer knowledge/database management.

    •              Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle and be legally licensed and insured.

    •              Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    •              Flexible to work occasional evenings.

    This job description/posting describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.  The Tulare Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Position Reports to: Chamber Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


    Emailed resumes may be sent to the attention of Chamber CEO Donnette Silva Carter – donnette@tularechamber.org         OR

    Resumes may also be mailed or delivered to the Tulare Chamber of Commerce, ATTN:  Donnette Silva Carter, CEO,

    220 E. Tulare Avenue, Tulare, CA 93274


    Application Deadline is 5 pm on July 3, 2019.