Salary: circa £50,000 per annuum + OTE, depending on experience
Location: Central London (Waterloo) 2 days per week, 3 days WFH (subject to change)
The Institute for Family Business (IFB) is the voice of the UK family business sector, supporting and promoting the contribution of the sector to UK economy. As a not-for-profit membership association, we proudly support and promote the UK Family Business sector through networking and learning activities, advocacy and research. Britain’s 4,8 million family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy – employing close to thirteen million people, and contributing a quarter of UK GDP. The IFB’s membership has a combined turnover approaching £100bn and includes some of the most well-known and loved brands in the UK. The IFB is embarking on a change journey under the guidance of its new Chairman and is looking to step change its impact amongst the Family Business community.
Who we're looking for
We are pleased to announce that we are searching for a new Membership & Development Director. This is a key leadership and relationship management role within the IFB, with the primary purpose to lead the IFB’s membership growth, development and retention. You will have the unique opportunity to develop and execute a membership strategy that delivers sustained membership growth, strong retention, and enduring relationships with family business leaders. You will be supported by the Director General and a Membership & Events Manager.
Your experience and background
You will come with first class relationship business development and management skills with the ability to manage a variety of sometimes complex and demanding stakeholder relationships. A proven track record of delivering effective recruitment programmes and the ability to think strategically but also have an eye for detail and be prepared to be hands on will be key. Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy and communication skills, and be an enthusiastic and collaborative team player is needed. Finally, you will come with genuine passion and enthusiasm for the value of private sector business of which family business make up the 88%.
This is a unique opportunity for a passionate and ambitious person wanting to develop their career in a supportive and ambitious organisation. If you feel you are right for this role, we would love to hear from you.