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Community Development Associate

Company: endeavor
Location: skokie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Endeavor Business Media is a rapidly growing US-based B2B media and events company founded in 2017. Endeavors mission is to deliver the highest-quality content in the B2B markets we serve and to do so in the various, multi- channel formats that todays industry professionals demand. From informative e-newsletters to in-depth monthly magazines to curated in-person events, Endeavor Business Media is committed to providing the best opportunities for professionals to stay knowledgeable and connect with marketplace colleagues that drive their industry forward.

Endeavor places a high importance on its data-driven core values of accountability, continuous improvement and being passionate about value creation in an environment that maintains minimal politics, directional clarity, high productivity, and low turnover among good people. These values are adopted at all levels of the company across every sphere and give the company its operational advantage. Our departments and operating businesses have autonomy and place a high value on meritocracy, with a commitment to providing individuals with opportunities for growth and development.

Community Development Associate

A Community Development Associate is primarily responsible for recruiting attendees to participate in Endeavor Business Medias wide variety of hosted buyer events, across a variety of private and municipal verticals. Each event is a curated business-to-business Summit that brings together a select group of industry leaders, decision-makers, and vendors for a multi-day opportunity to network, converse, and learn from each other. These Summits are currently held virtually, with plans to return to being in-person when it is safe.

This position is expected to bring in qualified attendees by engaging with industry leaders about the Summit across phone and email, and build credibility, urgency, and enthusiasm with these potential delegates.

This position will also work in concert with the marketing, research, event operations, and sales teams to implement best practices for obtaining delegates to attend the Summits.

Job Responsibilities:

* Reach out to potential delegates via phone and email and encourage them to apply for attendance at Endeavors Summit events, maintaining high volumes of calls and tailored email correspondence * Identify prospective new delegates and update records accordingly * Be a source of advocacy and knowledge about the Summits * Be able to converse easily with potential delegates using familiar industry terms in order to make connections and determine delegate eligibility * Keep accurate database records on interactions with potential delegates * Draft phone scripts, email templates, reference materials, and other documents as required * Communicate with other team members and supervisors on an open and consistent basis

Education/Special Skills

* Bachelors degree * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially over the phone or in a virtual setting * Ability to consistently make outbound phone calls and maintain a pleasant, professional, and persuasive demeanor * Ability to work independently to manage workflow and work under pressure * Excellent time-management skills, whether day-to-day or during crunch time * Detail-oriented and meticulous record-keeping abilities * Ability to travel throughout the year (upon the return of in-person events), 5% of the year * Background in sales, communications, customer service, live events, or marketing * Experience creating and modifying written copy

We offer competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), generous PTO & paid holidays. For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.

Keywords: endeavor, Skokie , Community Development Associate, Other , skokie, Illinois

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