Membership Development Executive
Our client has an opportunity for a Membership Development & Recruitment Executive to join them on a permanent full-time basis. You will be based at their Cambridge Science Park office (free onsite parking and close to the guided busway and Cambridge North train station), with UK and international travel.
Our client is the world’s leading chemistry community and the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists - connecting the world of science to advance chemical knowledge for a better future.
Position: Membership Development Executive
Location: Cambridge (commutable from Alconbury, Bedford, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge North, Cherry Hinton, Chesterton, Ely, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Histon & Impington, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Longstanton, Milton, Newmarket, Northstowe, Oakington, Orchard-Park, Royston, Saffron Walden, Somersham, St Ives, St Neots, Stevenage, Swavesey, Waterbeach, Wyton and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £29,779 to £33,088 per annum
Benefits: Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office) and more.
Closing Date: 01 December 2019
About the role:
As a Membership Development & Recruitment Executive, you will plan and deliver new and enhanced products and services that support the development of their members and positively impact both recruitment and retention activities.
As the Membership Development & Recruitment Executive, you will identify new membership recruitment opportunities and audiences, leading the development of projects that improve the RSC’s membership offering and supporting their Membership Development & Recruitment Specialist in identifying and developing new engagement areas. This may involve supporting new services and products, within the UK and internationally, and working with colleagues within their membership teams to ensure that their membership value proposition is fit for purpose. To ensure that their approach is evidence led, you will also be responsible for delivering audience insight with support from wider teams and will be seen as an expert in member needs within the organisation.
In this hands-on role you will support recruitment and retention activities by undertaking recruitment visits and attending engagement events within academia and industry. You will also be responsible for maintaining professional standards through the evaluation of non-standard transcript assessments to support the deliberations of the Admissions Committee.
- A degree in the chemical sciences.
- Able to develop a comprehensive understanding of the needs of members.
- An awareness of the range of organisations that employ and engage with chemical scientists.
- Experience in a customer focused environment.
- An understanding of the global chemical science environment and issues which may affect or be relevant to their member community.
- An ability to deliver effective member growth and influence joining decisions.
- Proven team working, negotiating and influencing skills.
- Able to make informed assessments and analysis.
- Good communication and public speaking skills.
- Able to interact and network competently with colleagues, members and peers at other professional bodies.
- Able to provide reasoned opinion and objective advice to colleagues and members.
If this sounds of interest, please apply before the end of their closing date.
You may have experience of the following: Membership Development, Membership Representative, Marketing Manager, Membership Engagement, Membership Consultant, Sales and Marketing Manager, Not For Profit, Membership Manager, Business Development, Marketing Executive, Sales Executive, Membership Communications Manager, Fundraising, Customer Relations Manager, Membership Engagement Executive, Recruitment Consultant, etc.