Careers at the Chamber

Grow your career while supporting the economic growth of our region

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead and room for personal and professional growth.

Culture Goals

We seek to foster a workplace where team members are encouraged to be themselves and everyone’s behaviors demonstrate fairness, respect, trust, inclusiveness and teamwork along with the following characteristics:

development

DEVELOPMENT

We help individuals reach their full potential by investing back in employees. There is a commitment to learning, coaching and development.

performance

PERFORMANCE

Our rewards, development and other talent-management practices are in sync with the underlying drivers of performance.

collaboration

COLLABORATION

We recognize that the exchange and sharing of ideas among individuals and teams results in our best work and requires being open to new ways of thought, teamwork and productive debate.

innovation

INNOVATION

We inspire each other to push the envelope in terms of new ways of thinking.

morale

MORALE

We encourage our team members to be themselves. Our employees value their positions and desire to work here for a long time. Productivity is high and colleague gatherings are enjoyable and rewarding.

adaptability

ADAPTABILITY

We seek out, recognize and seize good opportunities and look for ways to grow the Chamber.

ownership

OWNERSHIP

Our team members take personal responsibility for our overall business performance. They strive to do the right thing for the Chamber, putting aside issues of personality or territory.

Benefits Package

The Chamber offers a competitive benefits package designed to provide flexibility and support for team members throughout their career with the Chamber:

  • Health Insurance – The Chamber provides substantial support of employee health care costs, including partial coverage of comprehensive health, prescription and vision plans covered under Independence Blue Cross and dental coverage from United Concordia.
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays – The Chamber offers paid time off in the form of separate banks of vacation, sick and personal time, along with 9 paid holidays during the calendar year.
  • Retirement Plan – The Chamber offers a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company matching after one year of service.
  • Other Benefits – The Chamber also provides Parental and Bereavement Leave, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability and access to a Flexible Spending Plan, among other benefits. Candidates who are moved through our hiring process will receive a comprehensive overview of the Chamber’s full benefits package.

Job Postings

We’re looking to add dynamic new team members to bring new ideas, experience, and energy to our organization.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Mission

The Arts + Business Council, as a Council of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, supports individuals and institutions in finding and growing their creative advantage. ABC strengthens our creative sector, including arts, culture and for-profit creative businesses, by engaging the business legal and technology communities, providing capacity building services and serving as a thought leader and convener. With the support of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, ABC is uniquely positioned to actively support a vibrant creative economy.

Primary Position Purpose

The Development & Administrative Specialist will play a key role in ensuring smooth and efficient operations within the organization and will support the delivery of high-quality programming to ABC’s stakeholders. The Development & Administrative Specialist will also work closely with the Executive Director to execute on ABC’s revenue strategy including completing grant applications, drafting sponsorship proposals, and managing the fundraising and reporting calendar. Moreover, this position will provide general administrative and operational support for ABC’s team including data and systems oversight, scheduling for the Executive Director and for events, and assisting the team with stakeholder engagement. A key component of this role includes supporting ABC’s core programming and client services including client scheduling, coordination of program orientations and communicating with program participants and stakeholders and providing overall planning and logistical support for special projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Clerical and Administrative

  • Provide overall planning and logistical support for scheduled and special projects and events.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of meetings and programs including agenda writing, minute-taking, photocopying, booking spaces, preparing and distributing materials and handling catering requests.
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment
  • Provide scheduling support for the Executive Director and for events and programs
  • Other related duties as assigned

Operations and Systems Oversight

  • Maintain current and accurate information in databases and client management systems
  • Support ABC’s core programs and client services including client scheduling, coordination of program orientations, act as a liaison between ABC and The
  • Chamber’s Program and Events team and communicating with program participants via phone and email

Grants and Sponsorship Support

  • Research grant and funding opportunities identifying opportunities relevant to ABC’s programs and services
  • Draft grant applications and sponsorship proposals
  • Manage fundraising and grant reporting calendar and maintain and track sponsor lists

Job Specifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter motivated by ABC’s mission of supporting a strong and vibrant creative economy. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Strong knowledge of and extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of and experience with Salesforce a plus. We seek candidates with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet programmatic needs. A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in an office setting. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule and non-traditional working hours when required to support programs and events.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

On a standard workday, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and interacting with colleagues in internal meetings. However, on a regular basis, this role will be required to attend ABC events or related outside meetings that may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of Center City Philadelphia.

Application Instructions

ABC offers its employees a dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, persuasive writing sample of a minimum of 2 paragraphs written within the last year and the names/contact info of three professional references to upload with the application. Applications that fail to fulfill this requirement will not be accepted.

ABC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.

We are currently seeking a highly organized Member Engagement Associate with strong communications skills to support the Member Engagement department by managing assigned Chamber membership accounts, grow member engagement through participation in events, savings programs, committee involvement and/or support members’ use of marketing resources and opportunities which can include solicitation and coordination of sponsorships with the ultimate goal of retaining memberships.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish goals with Manager, Member Engagement on membership retention, sponsorship development, new member referrals, intranet communications, event assistance, member event attendance and professional development opportunities.
  • Work on assigned members’ engagement plans. Manage the members’ experience which will consist of pre-planned interactions with members that include phone calls, emails, face-to-face dialogue, surveys, focus groups and event attendance to maintain consistent communication, engage members in Chamber activities and achieve membership retention.
  • Assist with Member Engagement department duties as required.
  • Serve as a resource for information to members regarding Chamber benefits, marketing resources, opportunities, discounts etc. Respond in a timely manner to questions and provide assistance to ensure a high level of member satisfaction.
  • Coordinate meetings with assigned members including scheduling, reserving conference rooms, assembling printed materials and customizing leave-behind material.
  • Act as a liaison between Member Engagement and Business Development to facilitate the on-boarding of new members and renewal of first year memberships.
  • Ensure the renewal of assigned member accounts and assist with collection of annual dues.
  • Track assigned members’ experiences, relevant affiliations and keep member data current via the Chamber intranet.
  • Understand and stay current with Chamber products, services and/or programming; including the Chamber’s Leadership Councils and Action Teams.
  • Market Chamber products and services including event tickets, exhibit booths, ribbon cuttings, mailing lists, Affinity programs, E-bid and sponsorships.
  • Identify trends and solicit input from members to provide ideas for new products, services and/or programming that address member needs, increase retention and/or cultivate new sponsors.
  • As necessary, act as the liaison between Member Engagement and Programs & Events for all sponsorships by assigned members. Facilitate communications, securing logos and sponsorship benefits fulfillment.
  • Attend and assist with execution and networking at Chamber Events and Programs (before, during and after hours).
  • Assist the Senior Vice President, Membership and other Member Engagement Team members with scheduling of member and other meetings as needed.
  • Serve as lead for the Chamber’s Ribbon Cutting service; responsible for assisting members with the planning of their grand opening, new office, or anniversary.

Job Specifications & Requirements

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two or three years of experience in account management, marketing, development, events or sales
  • Creative, professional, independent and detail-oriented with an excellent work ethic
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Superb customer service and initiative
  • Preferred software knowledge (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and familiarity with data management
  • Must be well organized and friendly, with the ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment

Benefits

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections, and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead, and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

The Member Engagement Associate works in a typical office environment. On a standard work day, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and speaking on the phone. However, on a regular basis, the Member Engagement Associate will be required to attend Chamber events or related outside meetings/events on behalf of the Chamber. These meetings/events may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of center city Philadelphia.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.

We are currently seeking a highly organized Member Engagement Specialist with strong communications skills to support the Member Engagement department by managing assigned Chamber membership accounts, grow member engagement through participation in events, savings programs, committee involvement and/or support members’ use of marketing resources and opportunities which can include solicitation and coordination of sponsorships with the ultimate goal of retaining memberships.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish goals with Director, Member Engagement and/or Manager, Member Engagement on membership retention, sponsorship development, new member referrals, intranet communications, event assistance, member event attendance and professional development opportunities.
  • Work on assigned members’ engagement plans. Manage the members’ experience which will consist of pre-planned interactions with members that include phone calls, emails, face-to-face dialogue, surveys, focus groups and event attendance to maintain consistent communication, engage members in Chamber activities and achieve membership retention.
  • Serve as a resource for information to members regarding Chamber benefits, marketing resources, opportunities, discounts etc. Respond in a timely manner to questions and provide assistance to ensure a high level of member satisfaction.
    Coordinate meetings with assigned members including scheduling, reserving conference rooms, assembling printed materials and customizing leave-behind material.
  • Act as a liaison between Member Engagement and Business Development to facilitate the on-boarding of new members and renewal of first year memberships.
  • Ensure the renewal of assigned member accounts and assist with collection of annual dues.
  • Track assigned members’ experiences, relevant affiliations and keep member data current via the Chamber intranet.
  • Understand and stay current with Chamber products, services and/or programming; including the Chamber’s Leadership Councils and Action Teams.
  • Market Chamber products and services including event tickets, exhibit booths, ribbon cuttings, mailing lists, Affinity programs, E-bid and sponsorships.
  • Identify trends and solicit input from members to provide ideas for new products, services and/or programming that address member needs, increase retention and/or cultivate new sponsors.
  • As necessary, act as the liaison between Member Engagement and Programs & Events for all sponsorships by assigned members. Facilitate communications, securing logos and sponsorship benefits fulfillment.
  • Attend and assist with execution and networking at Chamber Events and Programs (before, during and after hours).
  • Assist the Senior Vice President, Membership; Director, Member Engagement and other Member Engagement Team members with scheduling of member and other meetings as needed.
  • Serve as lead for the Chamber’s Ribbon Cutting service; responsible for assisting members with the planning of their grand opening, new office, or anniversary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Two or three years of experience in account management, marketing, development, events or sales
  • Creative, professional, independent and detail-oriented with an excellent work ethic
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Superb customer service and initiative
  • Preferred software knowledge (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and familiarity with data management.
  • Must be well organized and friendly, with the ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment.

Benefits

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections, and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees Opens a New Window. , the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead, and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

The Member Engagement Specialist works in a typical office environment. On a standard work day, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and speaking on the phone. However, on a regular basis, the Member Engagement Specialist will be required to attend Chamber events or related outside meetings/events on behalf of the Chamber. These meetings/events may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of center city Philadelphia.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.

We are currently seeking an experienced and results-oriented Member Engagement Manager to provide exceptional service to assigned Chamber membership accounts, solicit and coordinate the execution of sponsorship opportunities, and support members’ use of marketing resources and opportunities with the ultimate goal of retaining memberships. This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for the Chamber’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee members and their immediate staff for their questions and concerns.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary contact for the Chamber Board of Directors and Executive Committee (EC) members.
  • Manage the planning and execution of Board/EC meetings, including agenda setting, meeting content (speaker outreach and prep, presentation prep, meeting logistics), and assist in prep of Board Chairman.
  • Manage Board/EC rotation process.
  • Keep relevant Board documents up-to-date, including Governance/Bylaws, Board/EC rosters, etc.
  • Establish goals with the SVP, Membership on membership retention, sponsorship development, new member referrals, intranet communications, event assistance, member event attendance, and professional development opportunities.
  • Work on assigned members’ engagement plans. Manage the members’ experience which will consist of pre-planned interactions with members that include phone calls, emails, face-to-face dialogue, surveys, focus groups, and event attendance to maintain consistent communication, engage members in Chamber activities and achieve membership retention.
  • Serve as a resource for information to members regarding Chamber benefits, marketing resources, opportunities, discounts etc. Respond in a timely manner to questions and provide assistance to ensure a high level of member satisfaction.
  • Ensure the renewal of assigned member accounts and assist with the collection of annual dues.
  • Track assigned members’ experiences, relevant affiliations and keep member data current via the Chamber intranet.
  • Understand and stay current with Chamber products, services and/or programming; including the Chamber’s Leadership Councils and Action Teams.
  • Market Chamber products and services including event tickets, exhibit booths, ribbon cuttings, mailing lists, Affinity programs, E-bid, and sponsorships.
  • Identify trends and solicit input from members to provide ideas for new products, services and/or programming that address member needs, increase retention and/or cultivate new sponsors.
  • As necessary, act as the liaison between Member Engagement and Programs & Events for all sponsorships by assigned members. Facilitate communications, securing logos and sponsorship benefits fulfillment.
  • Attend Chamber Events and Programs (before, during and after hours).
  • Manage a small team of Member Engagement colleagues.

Job Specifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years of experience in account management or client relations
  • Experience managing colleagues in a direct reporting relationship
  • Strategic thinker with curiosity, creativity, and innovation
  • Professional, independent and detail-oriented with an excellent work ethic
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals in person, on the telephone and in writing
  • Ability to solicit funds for sponsorship and membership renewals through consultative, relationship-driven sales approach
  • Knowledge of the Greater Philadelphia region and business community and experience in interacting with this market
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and familiarity with data management

Benefits

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections, and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead, and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

The Member Engagement Manager works in a typical office environment. On a standard work day, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and speaking on the phone. However, on a regular basis, the Member Engagement Manager will be required to attend Chamber events or related outside meetings/events on behalf of the Chamber. These meetings/events may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of center city Philadelphia.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

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