Work for Chicagoland’s most influential business organization

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce combines the power of people, the legacy of leadership, and business advocacy to drive a dynamic economy. We focus on delivering success for our members, making Chicagoland a world-class place to work and live.

Careers at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce offer rewarding challenges, and the chance to help shape the business future of Chicago. 


Current Positions

Director/Manager, Member Engagement

Reporting to the Vice President of Membership, the Director/Manager of Member Engagement is responsible for generating new memberships for the Chamber. He/she is expected to initiate telephone calls to prospect companies in the six-county region and be able to sell memberships in the Chamber.

The Membership sales staff must have the ability to cold call, qualify profile prospects and close the sale. The ability to listen, uncover the needs of a prospect and communicate how the Chamber can help meet these needs are critical elements of the position. The Chamber offers memberships to small, medium and large corporations and the sales staff will be expected to be able to respond to the needs of each size and style of company.

You will also work with other members of the Membership Department in developing and executing campaigns, and you will be expected to achieve monthly sales goals, while also striving to enhance the overall member experience and grow the membership in terms of count and dollars to fulfill the Chamber’s first priority in its Strategic Plan.

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TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history via email to Jim Gavin, Vice President, Finance & Administration: jgavin@chicagolandchamber.org

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to reply individually to each applicant. The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


 

Manager, Policy and Programs

Reporting to the Vice President, Government Relations, the Manager, Policy and Programs, in conjunction with the corresponding staff, will oversee the operation and work flow of the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee, Policy Councils and Forums (select industry verticals), and develop and implement related member engagement strategies.  He/she will ensure that the programs are given the proper support from the Government Relations, Membership, Communications and Events departments under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Government Relations. 

The opportunity to immediately engage members through our Public Policy Committee, Councils and Forums (hereinafter known as “programs”), and identify new engagement opportunities, will ensure a greater ROI to members, including visibility for the member company and its leadership, and an exciting opportunity to impact their industry in Chicagoland and beyond.

Click here to read the full position description

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history via email to Michael Reever, Vice President, Government Relations: mreever@chicagolandchamber.org.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to reply individually to each applicant. The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 


 

Manager, Programs

Reporting to the President and CEO, and serving as an integral member of the Programs and Events management teams, the Manager, Programs leads and manages the mission and development of the Chamber’s key educational programs. The Manager builds thought leadership programming and content for the Small Business Chicago, Emerging Leaders Chicago and Mid-Market Chicago programs of the Chamber. 

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TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary history via email to Jim Gavin, Vice President, Finance
& Administration: jgavin@chicagolandchamber.org

 


 

Small Business Advisor, Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Reporting to the Center Director - SBDC and serving as an integral member of the Small Business Chicago team, the Business Advisor is a public service position responsible for providing counselling and delivering services and programs to individuals, businesses, communities, organizations, and public agencies in the assigned geographic territory through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). This charge requires a broad base of business
knowledge, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously. These duties require the integration of business theory and practice, thus necessitating professional development activities.

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Please send resume and cover letter to Jim Gavin at JGavin@chicagolandchamber.org

 


Information Technology (IT) Specialist

 

The Information Technology Specialist position is critical to the smooth functioning of the Chamber’s network and computer operations and is a key liaison to the external IT vendor to deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make our growth strategy a reality.

Reporting to the Vice President, Finance & Administration and serving as an integral member of the IT and Administrative teams, the Specialist is responsible for maintaining the inventory of computers, tablets, phones and related components;
and trouble shooting and/or working with the external IT, equipment and software providers to create solutions for staff. He/She will also work closely with the Sr. Director, Business Analytics on the Chamber’s CRM database to maintain data integrity and produce informative reports for senior management.

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Please send resume and cover letter to Jim Gavin at JGavin@chicagolandchamber.org.