Michigan is the best place to live, learn, work and play. The Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce drives the success of the greater Holland and Zeeland areas by partnering with over 1,300 local businesses that represent 65,000 employees. The Chamber is a cutting-edge, member-focused organization leading our diverse community. We are actively seeking a relationship driven individual with a passion for sales to join our highly energetic, results driven, collaborative team as a Relationship Manager.
As our next Relationship Manager, you won’t just work with one great organization, you will be partnering with all of the best and brightest in West Michigan. Daily put your business acumen into practice by learning the in’s and out’s of local businesses. Your ambition to succeed will not only drive the success of local businesses as they leverage a West Coast Chamber membership but also your own professional success.
As a Relationship Manager with the Chamber, you will Think BIG & Be Great! Learn, Innovate & Share! Deliver Remarkable Experiences! for our members.You will do this by:
Developing extensive knowledge of Chamber benefits, always listening for ways to aid current and future members in maximizing membership
Focusing on growing a pipeline of prospective member partnerships
Becoming a vital member of the engagement team by helping us expand and diversify the funding base to support the organization’s impact
Proposing membership/sponsorship opportunities to potential and existing member organizations
Completing the on-boarding process for new members
Fostering long-lasting relationships with exiting members
Working along-side and receive mentorship from well-respected, current Chamber staff members
We believe a successful Relationship Manager will be detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills, always remembering that follow through is key. A successful Relationship Manager will also possess the following:
2 years’ experience in business development and/or sales (will consider appropriate internship experiences)
4-year degree – sales, marketing, business and/or relatable field of study
Desire to participate in Chamber and community events – this is a full-time position which includes some early morning and evening hours periodically
Professional, effective, and engaging communication skills – verbal and written
In principle and practice, the Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce believes in the value and power of diversity and inclusion. In efforts to better serve and represent our members and to reflect the community, the Chamber is committed to actively seeking a diverse workforce. If you have a positive, contagious attitude and a desire to be an active participant in our thriving West Michigan business community, please consider applying for immediate, confidential consideration. This is a full-time position that offers competitive pay and benefits in addition to unmatched professional growth potential. We ask that you submit your resume and cover letter today. We can’t wait to speak with you!