Seeking Biz Dev Rock Star

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The Business Development Executive is the first impression in the business community for the Utah Valley Chamber. The ideal candidate for this job is self-confident, self-motivated and understands the importance of cultivating relationships. Our Business Development Executives have a natural ability to meet new people and a knack for influencing others. Candidates must have a successful track record in sales; additionally, candidates must show experience in generating new business and success in hitting sales goals.

Compensation:  Base plus commission of new and renewed memberships and sponsorships

Responsibilities Include

  • Sell membership packages to businesses in Utah County
  • Develop and maintain an active prospect database & lead pipeline; maintain accurate and timely data in CRM
  • Achieve and surpass set monthly sales and retention goals
  • Develop strategies and plans to achieve goals
  • Increase overall sales as well as value per sale
  • Sell targeted sales projects including event sponsorships
  • Attend, assist and represent UVCC at networking functions, receptions, business expos and trade shows
  • Requirements
    • Five years of selling business-to-business services; a proven track record of generating increasing revenue in a sales role; ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines; etc.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to cold call potential clients with confidence
    • Skilled at negotiating and closing deals with prospective members
    • Excellent organizational skills are essential as well as performance monitoring will be requirements
    • Previous sales experience in a membership organization preferred
    • Proficiency with Gmail, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Basic CRM database experience

Benefit Package includes group health, dental, PTO, 401(k) and other.  To apply, submit resume, and cover letter to Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce via info@thechamber.org.  (Subject line should read “Sales”) or by mail to 111 S. University Avenue, Provo, UT 84601.

The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce is a community of Members that supports and advocates for its Member businesses and promotes a healthy and robust business environment in Utah County.

The Utah Valley Chamber has members representing local, regional and national businesses. From startup to proprietors to large corporations, Member businesses represent industries such as financial services, energy, technology, insurance, manufacturing, dining, shopping, wholesale and retail trade, fashion, hospitality, health care, real estate and communications.

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