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Position Description: Georgia Retail Association Membership Director
Reports To: Vice President, Membership
Position Home Base: Atlanta, Georgia Metro Area

This position is responsible for growing Georgia Retail Association (GRA) memberships (which includes Georgia Home Furnishing Association), products and services to members and prospective non-member businesses by communicating the benefits of GRA as well as retaining current membership. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Membership.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contact, acquire and recruit new members
  • Schedule appointments and personal visits with prospects
  • Achieve budgeted revenue goals
  • Actively seek new businesses and follow up appropriately
  • Maintain knowledge of goals, objectives and services provided by association
  • Keep members informed of membership benefits, events, etc.
  • Cross sell products and services to existing members
  • Actively support and participate in association events and programs
  • Retain existing members, products and services
  • Encourage participation and retention in the association
  • Plan and coordinate quarterly membership meetings and attend staff meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Membership

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have previous sales experience
  • Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Self-starter with a professional appearance
  • Willingness to travel entire State of Georgia to meet current and prospective members
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance
  • Ability to prospect/cold-call new businesses and to upgrade and sell major accounts
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to think outside the box to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions, etc.
  • Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information
  • Must be a team player that works well in an adapting environment
  • Ability to work from home
  • Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality

This full time position offers a competitive salary commensurate to experience plus bonus potential. In addition, paid medical and dental will be offered in addition to participation in company’s 401(k) plan.

Please direct all inquiries to Jon Stolp, Vice President of Membership at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.357.3824.

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