Partner Development Manager

  • Park City Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Sep 22, 2021
Full time Business Development

Job Description

Job Summary - Implement and manage all aspects of the partner recruitment, sales and retention.  Create, execute and manager membership event sponsorship programs.  Assist all partners with understanding and utilizing their benefits and support the goals of the Partnership Department.

Essential Functions:

Work with the Vice President of Partner Services to create and implement plans and programs to increase membership numbers and retention.  Work with other departments to identify pr0ospective new partners and solicit partnerships from needed businesses.

Prospect for new partners by identifying and qualifying new leads using county and city information, media coverage, networking opportunities and other sources to identify potential new partners.

Sell new partnerships and conduct in-person and telephone presentations to prospective partners.

Complete new partner on-boarding processes, including 3-month, 6-month and 9-month targets.

Serve as a primary point of contact for new and existing partners with questions about benefits.

Along with others on the Partner Services staff, act an an in-house expert for Chamber/Bureau partners learning to navigate the Simpleview CRM and member portal.

Assist Vice President of Partner Services with partner communication regarding partner invoices and accounts.

Maintain database and accurate information for new and existing partners.

Communicate changes in membership status to Chamber/Bureau staff including VIC.

Create and implement event sponsorship program.  Solicit, sell and manage event sponsorship opportunities and coordinate with participating members.

Assist with the planning and executive of partner events.

Attend and represent the Chamber/Bureau at all partner events.

Attend community events and meetings, promoting membership and representing the Chamber/Bureau.

Assist with the development, implementation and administration of new and existing partnership programs/benefits.

Provide partnership related copy for bi-weekly member newsletter and other partner communication as needed.

Write, schedule and post content to designated Chamber/Bureau social media sites, focusing on driving partnership sales and retention.

Assist, communicate and work with other Chamber/Bureau departments regarding partnership projects, needs and issues.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge of the Park City/Summit County area, business community and business districts

Strong background in sales, preferably in a membership-based organization.

Strong attention to detail.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Effective public speaking skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently, as well as in a team environment.

Strong computer sills including Excel, Word, database programs and knowledge of how to work with photos and images.

Ability to work evenings