Membership Development Director
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.
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.
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.
membershipbespoke is acting as recruitment business in relation to this role.
membershipbespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
membershipbespoke remains the only specialist recruitment organisation in the UK, which offers a dedicated service tailored to the needs of Trade Associations, Unions, Professional and Regulatory Bodies.