Membership Development Director - Berkshire

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Ref: 179 Date Posted: Friday 20 Nov 2020
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Membership Development Director

Membership Body

Reading, Berkshire (Remote working will be considered)

Basic Salary £40,000-45,000, Plus £7K Car Allowance, OTE: £60k-£70K

Permanent, Full Time


Our client a well-respected and reputable membership body based in Reading, Berkshire is currently looking for a Membership Development Director to join their friendly team.


The Role


This is an integral role for the membership body and the industry that it represents. The Membership Development Director will lead the recruitment, retention, and other commercial activities of the organisation.

The core of the work will be ensuring the organisation is responsive to the needs of the market, making sure the organisation understands its members and ensuring that every member gets maximum value from participation in our activities and using our services.

The role combines the need to continuously improve our longstanding core membership offer and to support the Chief Executive to conceive, build and deliver new initiatives that deliver on the organisation’s growth objectives.


Membership Retention

Membership Recruitment

Partnership Development

Membership Services

Marketing and Events




At least 5 years in a business development, membership recruitment or marketing role

Demonstrable understanding of the unique role, opportunity and value of effective trade associations

Persuasive and empathetic

Able to communicate comfortably and build relationships with people (across a range of roles and levels of seniority)

Can work as part of a team

Full driving licence

Motivated and enthusiastic about our mission

Self-starter, able to think strategically and deliver the details

Enjoys a small team dynamic (6 people total)

Happy to travel and visit member sites around the UK




Project management experience

Worked in trade association, membership body, consultancy or similar business organisation

Intellectually curious interested in businesses and organisations


To apply to this role please send your CV


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


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