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The Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce has 500+ members with 3 full time and 2 part time staff members.  Mount Vernon has a population of 32,000 residents in a growing, vibrant city. Our mission is to serve and promote our members and proactively encourage economic growth. We support our members by providing information, training, networking opportunities, and advocacy.

Current employment opportunities with the Mount Vernon Chamber are listed on this page. If you do not see any job postings listed below then there are currently no positions available.

TITLE:                    Membership Director

STATUS:               Full Time 40+ hours / week

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION:

  • To increase membership of the Mount Vernon Chamber through new membership sales; and retention of all members.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate membership leads through a variety of pro-active activities.
  • Actively follow-up on prospects to the point of decision.
  • Sponsorship sales for annual events – Jump Into Summer, Skagit Wine & Beer Festival, Concert Series, and Membership Meeting.
  • Participate in retention program and monthly calls to members to ascertain membership satisfaction and/or needs.
  • Sell website advertising
  • Work with Ambassadors to facilitate assimilation into chamber membership.
  • Attend and assist with Chamber programs and events.
  • Work with President/CEO to review membership package plan on annual basis.
  • Contribute content, input and proofing to weekly e-newsletter and monthly printed chamber newsletter.

COMPENSATION:

  • Base salary
  • Membership sales commissions
  • Renewal commissions
  • Sponsorship sales commissions
  • Online advertising sales commissions

BENEFITS:

                Health Insurance, Vacation pay, Holidays, and SIMPLE IRA match.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

                3 years sales experience, especially building relationships, and Bachelor’s Degree preferred

TO APPLY:  Send Resume and cover letter to Andy Mayer, President/CEO, andy@mountvernonchamber.com by October 31, 2016

Internship Opportunity 

Public Relations Internship

Position: Public Relations Internship opportunity with the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce. Candidate must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week for approximately 10 weeks (flexible according to student schedule and needs). Click Here for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities 

Visitor Center Information Volunteer

Join an organization that has worked hard to establish a reputation for outstanding customer service. Much of the credit goes to the many volunteers who share their time and talent with the community through our volunteer programs. It is our hope that your volunteer experience will be a rewarding and enjoyable opportunity. To be a volunteer please contact Jeremy Kindlund at (360) 428-8547 or at Jeremy@MountVernonChamber.com

 

 

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