Director of Membership

Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION
 
POSITION
Director of Membership
 
 
REPORTS TO
Vice President of Operations
 
 
OBJECTIVES
The Director of Membership will be responsible for the overall leadership of business expansion and retention efforts for the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.
 
The Director of Membership is a leader in the business community that enjoys building collaborative relationships, engaging the community, and identifying key issues that will support business growth in our community. This individual is an innovator who is energetic and passionate about making Saskatoon thrive.
 
 
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
  • Excellent Communications Skills; written, verbal, and presentation
  • Ability to build, cultivate, and nurture relationships
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and manage a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to learn and able to retain information
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Conversational Interview techniques
  • Strong business acumen along with direct experience working in a business setting or similar
  • Ability to create and manage a balanced budget along with the ability to understand financial statements
  • Data analysis skills to identify trends and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Time management skills
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Act as an advocate for key issues relevant to the Chamber. Listen to the members, stakeholder, and the community in order to improve services and value for the members
  • Ensure the Chamber is represented at appropriate civic, cultural, charitable, business, and community activities that impact the Chamber’s strategic plan or mandate
  • Keep the membership informed of issues that may affect their business
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners that benefit the strategic plan; include all levels of government, partnered associations, and the business community
  • Research and keep informed of emerging trends that are important to the Chamber and its members
  • Work with the Vice President of Operations to develop and implement systems, policies and strategies to monitor progress toward achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Contribute to a healthy, positive culture relating to internal staff, committees, volunteers and the overall Chamber membership
  • Establish annual plan for achieving business visit target goals identified and ensure timely entry of visit intelligence into the Contact Relationship Management (CRM) system for other Chamber personnel to access
  • Other duties as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business or related field
  • Minimum five years business experience
  • Ability to work independently and exercise professionalism in a nonprofit environment
  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to self-manage time and priorities
  • A cooperative attitude in a supportive work environment
  • High standards of personal conduct and integrity
 
Personality Attributes
Leader; personable; diplomatic; professional; confidant; listener; innovative; collaborative; empowered; humility; motivated
 
Values
Respect; trustworthy; honesty; accountability; transparency; integrity.
 
ABOUT THE CHAMBER
The Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce has been providing value to their members and promoting growth in Saskatoon since 1903.  The Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce continues to be a powerful and effective advocate for both small and large businesses on key issues while following their mission to Build the Best Business Climate in Canada.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Applications will be accepted until Thursday, September 6, 2018. 
An attractive compensation package including base salary plus commission is available for this position along with other perks and Group Benefits. 
 
www.saskatoonchamber.com       
kendra@saskatoonchamber.com       
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Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

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