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Assistant Director of Business Development


Proposed pay rate:  TBD by Human Resources

Reports to:  Trinity Center Director

The key focus of this role is to drive and increase new business, contacts, opportunities, and revenue as it relates to all facets of our business operations:  fitness, special events, athletics, and community partnerships.

Duties of Position

  • Actively participate in the member retention process by providing a high level of service to all existing members and through the creation of value added programs
  • Seek out and build new business by researching categories, identifying targets, cold-calling, and networking
  • Build a network of contacts through prospecting and referrals
  • Generate membership growth through recruitment and outreach to our community’s local residents
  • Generate membership growth by promoting our Corporate Wellness Program to local businesses and organizations
  • Research grant opportunities with our community partners (i.e., Girl Scouts and Women’s Sports Foundation)
  • Utilize our current trade affiliations and memberships to increase program revenue (i.e., Tennis Welcome Center and USTA)
  • Market Trinity Center rental facilities (tennis courts, basketball courts, and outdoor space) to both community based organizations, large corporations and special event consulting companies to maximize revenue stream
  • Work closely with Director of Conference Services on special events, strategic partnerships and positioning Trinity as a unique and premier event conference facility in DC
  • Assist with executing marketing plans and developing new marketing strategies
  • Assist with developing and executing short and long term facility strategic goals
  • Use social media and email campaigns to increase fitness membership retention numbers
  • Team with campus retailer to create new Pro Shop inventory items

Perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates must have:

  • B.A or B.S. in business management or related field
  • Two years experience in business development and/or sales
  • Social media marketing background is preferred
  • Ability to take initiative, ownership and prioritize tasks
  • Strong communication, organization and leadership skills
  • Customer service oriented, outgoing and friendly
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to motivate and engage others
  • Exhibit a professional appearance at all times


Please submit a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position along with a complete c.v. to: Please reference “Assistant Director of Business Development” in the subject line.

Trinity is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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