We’re Hiring: Director of Membership

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP- Bend, Oregon

To apply:
For confidential consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Lambert, [email protected], Mid Oregon Personnel
(541-382-0445).

Salary Range
$65,000-$75,000 per year.  Open to negotiating a possible commission structure.

About the role
The Director of Membership is responsible for growing EDCO’s membership base, which helps fund the organization. It is a very public, outward-facing role designed to share broadly how EDCO’s efforts benefit the Central Oregon region. While the primary focus is membership sales in the Bend area, the position also assists with regional membership
objectives that financially support our network of local offices. This is an excellent chance to make an impact within the Central Oregon business community.

The ideal candidate

  • Has proven success in previous sales and/or business development roles
  • Understands that “one size doesn’t fit all” in terms of outreach and messaging, and can adapt as needed to effectively deliver the EDCO message appropriately to a wide variety of audiences
  • Possesses personal characteristics like authenticity, a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, humility, accountability, resourcefulness, dependability
  • Has strong written and oral communication skills, can think on their feet, is a self-manager and can manage
    priorities
  • Can genuinely connect with people and develop a quick rapport, which lends itself to “closing the deal” with new members and as well as retaining existing ones
  • Is familiar with the Central Oregon business community and has a strong motivation to advance EDCO’s mission to strengthening the region’s economy
  • Is an organized, self-driven manager and has excellent follow-through on existing membership retention/leads, while consistently curating new leads
  • Thrives in a collaborative, fun, yet professional team environment where an “all hands on deck” approach is key to the organization’s culture as needed
  • Aptitude with CRM systems like ACT!, Salesforce, Executive Pulse, etc., software programs like the Microsoft
  • Office suite of programs, Canva, email tracking software like Hubspot, MixMatch, & Yesware, and email marketing tools like Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, Survey Monkey, etc.

Key responsibilities

  • Growing membership revenue by 20-25% during the upcoming fiscal year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Managing and maintaining database(s) of new and renewing members
  • Working alongside the Director of Marketing and Communications to generate content and write/produce bimonthly newsletters to support communications related to membership value and return on investment
  • Researching and building target outreach lists and connecting people with resources
  • Tracking metrics and communicating results for the sake of reporting progress as needed
  • Developing and executing on an aggressive sales plan
  • Promoting, creating, managing, and communicating process by which members get elected to serve on the Board of Directors
  • Working with Director of Marketing & Communications to build a strong online presence (website, social media, etc.) as well as membership marketing collateral
  • Attend events (EDCO’s and others) to grow your network, promote membership, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Immediate Supervisor:
EDCO Chief Operating Officer

To apply:
For confidential consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Lambert, [email protected], Mid Oregon Personnel
(541-382-0445).
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EDCO provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and does not discriminate based on
race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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