The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is Atlantic Canada’s foremost independent economic research organization. We are looking for a proven sales professional to help expand our membership base, and strengthen relations with existing members, by reaching out to business and other leaders across the Atlantic region.
APEC members use our economic forecasts and analysis to support their business planning. Our research helps ensure they understand how current trends and future shifts in the economy will affect their organization and the region. Our members value APEC’s independent voice and advice on economic issues in Atlantic Canada.
Our members include small and large companies, provincial and federal government departments, municipalities, industry associations and non-profits, labour and Indigenous groups, and academic institutions. In addition to providing reports for our members and other stakeholders, we host regular public events, webinars and engagement sessions.
We are seeking an ambitious, results-driven sales professional to promote the value of APEC to secure new member and sponsor revenues and maintain relations with existing members.
The successful candidate must be a highly motivated prospector who has excellent sales and communication skills. Factors for success in this key external-facing role include competitive spirit, coachability, ability to build relationships, and the drive to manage time effectively to achieve established goals.
This is a permanent, full-time position, reporting directly to the President and CEO. The candidate must be based in Atlantic Canada but can work remotely from one of our larger cities. Compensation is a combination of salary, sales commission and benefits.
APEC will provide training and coaching in its recruiting, selling and engagement processes.
The Member Relations Manager will help ensure APEC has the new membership and event sponsorship revenues it needs to deliver our programs and services. They will engage with new and long-term members to ensure we are providing value.
Membership and Sponsorship Sales
Member Engagement and Retention
Required Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
Compensation and Benefits
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter, summarizing why you are interested in this position and why you would be a good fit, along with a detailed resume that clearly indicates how you meet the above requirements. Applicants that fail to provide this information will not advance to the next stage of the recruitment process.
Please email your cover letter and resume in one merged document, by noon AT, Monday, November 14, 2022 to email@example.com with the subject line: Member Relations Manager.
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy. We are an independent, non-profit, charitable economic and policy research organization supported by our members and guided by a board of directors.
Potential applicants are encouraged to visit https://www.apec-econ.ca/about-us/to learn more about our values, members, research and events. We would like to thank all those who apply for this position but only those under consideration will be contacted.
APEC provides a work environment that supports equality, teamwork, fairness and respect among all employees. All employment decisions are made without consideration of age, colour, creed, disability, ethnic or national origin, family status, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, political belief, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or source of income. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated in accordance with APEC’s employee policies.