CURRENT VACANCIES 

The Chamber empowers people in business and as the pace of change continues to get faster, this brings even more opportunity. We have over 2,800 members who are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re continually evolving our services to better support them. Play your part in Canterbury’s business future by joining our small team with big opportunities and an empowering environment. Please find our current vacancies listed below.


MARKETING MANAGER
Are you a highly motivated, organised and experienced marketing leader? Utilise your skills and experience to play a pivotal role in the future of our organisation and help grow, support and empower local business.

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) is on an exciting transformation journey to drive efficiency and strong customer engagement to ensure we have a sustainable brand and business model, fit for the future.

As a member of the Executive Team and reporting to the Chief Executive, the Marketing Manager role will lead the marketing, communications and advocacy function for the organisation and contribute to the overall delivery of The Chamber’s strategy. They will also lead and support the development of a strong and healthy organisational culture and model The Chamber values.

The successful candidate will bring creative thinking to our organisation and will be excited by the opportunity to add value and make an impact alongside a strong brand, promoting our services and driving customer engagement. They will have a genuine desire to put members first and be motivated to keep one step ahead of the evolving business environment, while also helping us keep pace in an increasingly digital world.

Working alongside and providing great team leadership to our Marketing Specialist and Communications and Advocacy Advisor, the successful candidate will need to be comfortable moving between strategic ideas generation and being hands-on; contributing to the day-to-day marketing activity, as well as working across and supporting various business functions.

In return, we’ll offer you:

- A supportive and empowering culture – we love to see our people excel and their ideas come to life through our values: We are Real; We Own It; We focus on Impact; We ♥ our Customers
- The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is a key part of Canterbury’s business future
- Great learning and development opportunities through our comprehensive training programme 
- The opportunity to develop and deliver on your own ideas

If this sounds like you, please email [email protected] to submit your CV and cover letter. View the job description here.  The closing date is 5.00pm 20 January 2022. 



MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT MANAGER
Are you a highly motivated, organised and experienced Account Manager? Utilise your exceptional customer service skills to support our Members and help Canterbury business thrive!

As a member of the Customer Experience team, the Membership Account Manager is responsible for ensuring our members have an outstanding experience with The Chamber. This role has been developed to provide capacity for us to engage with current members and ensure that they are aware of the full range of services available to them as they journey through their membership with us. This role will also support the Team Leader with Relationship Management and administration of our high-value corporate partnerships.

The successful candidate will bring initiative, focus and prioritisation to ensure our members understand the value of their membership, and the services we provide. You will need have a passion for providing excellent customer service with strong written and verbal communication skills. Working alongside the Member and Partner Experience Manager and the Membership Sales Manager, the successful candidate will need to be self-directed and highly motivated to achieve success in the role, whilst working collaboratively and contributing as required to the wider Customer Experience team priorities.

This role will have a particular focus on:

  • Proactive Membership account and relationship management
  • Regular contact with Members to discuss their needs and respond with appropriate service solutions and contacts
  • Management of high-value and special membership groups
  • Ensuring all member records are kept up to date
  • Partnership engagement and administration
  • Customer Surveys, collation and data analysis

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience in Customer Service, preferably in an account management role
  • Have previous experience in sales and administration
  • Be an exceptional team member who can embrace and be excited about change
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have advanced skills with Microsoft Office
  • Be able to prioritise effectively and thrive on working in a fast-paced organisation
  • Have a genuine interest in the business environment and understand issues that impact the business community.

It would also be beneficial to have experience with a membership based organisation.

In return, we’ll offer you:

  • A supportive and empowering culture – we love to see our people excel and their ideas come to life through our values: We are Real; We Own It; We focus on Impact; We  our customers.
  • The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is a key part of Canterbury’s business future
  • Great learning and development opportunities through our comprehensive training programme
  • The opportunity to develop and deliver on your own ideas.

If this sounds like you, please email max[email protected] to see the full job description, before submitting your CV and cover letter via Seek. Applications close Wednesday 26 January.