Grow, Connect and Influence with the Chamber
For more than 80 years the Opelika Chamber of Commerce has been working every day to make Opelika a better place to live, work and grow a business. This is a rare opportunity to be part of that important work. Recognized for their operational best practices among 501(c)6 not-for-profit Chambers of Commerce, the Opelika Chamber is one of only 3 5-star accredited chambers in the state of Alabama.
The Opelika Chamber of Commerce strives to be the recognized leader and advocate for the business community, acting as a catalyst for a thriving economic and entrepreneurial environment, collaborative community initiatives, and a better quality of life for its business owners and citizens alike. If you like to be at the center of the action, then the Chamber is the place to be. You will have the chance to establish relationships with every business in the city from large public companies to neighborhood restaurants. The Chamber connects businesses to each other and to new ideas, helps them grow and expands their influence by meeting with government decision makers to ensure business-friendly conditions exist.
The Opelika Chamber is a high-performing team that expects a lot of every member and delivers amazing results. It starts with core values. These are ours:
- Practice Positivity
- Earnestly Build Bridges
- Earn Trust
- Aspire to Excellence
- Seek Continuous Growth
- Practice Servant Leadership
Position: Membership Development
Reports To: President & CEO of the Opelika Chamber of Commerce
The membership development position is one of the most vital roles at the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, responsible for ensuring the continuous and steady growth of the Chamber’s membership by building and maintaining a comprehensive and aggressive membership recruitment and service program. This role delivers results by closing new sales to meet and exceed sales targets, as mutually agreed upon by the President & CEO and established in the strategic plan by the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate is a listener and can work collaboratively to suggest solutions to both growth-focused entrepreneurs, and business advocates, must be self-motivated, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality customer support; possess excellent time management skills; credible, and comfortable dealing with a broad spectrum of business industries and people.
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org at your earliest convenience. If you have any questions, call 334.745.4861.