This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with the regional operations of a leading membership organisation. The Associate Director will work with the Regional Director to support members, grow the membership base and raise the profile in the East by building relationships with key stakeholders, and supporting on events and social media presence.
This is the ideal role for someone who is interested in helping regional businesses recover from the pandemic, navigate the changing political and economic landscape and achieve net zero ambitions. Having an interest in political and current affairs, business and the economy is a real plus!
Looking after all regional members accounts, both big and small
Engagement and account management of relevant stakeholders
Growing the membership base in the region and achieve specific financial targets through focussed recruitment strategies
Develop networks within the East of England business community
Support policy colleagues with case studies from the membership that demonstrate how policy impacts competitiveness, helping influence debates in government
Facilitate events/roundtables/lunches/briefings focused on regional policy issues of relevance to members and effectively advocate the organisation
Skills and experience:
Strong track record of sales and account management from a business-to-business context
Comfortable using social media platforms to promote the regional and national activities
Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to develop good working relationships at a senior level
Comfortable in dealing with the media - specific media training will be provided
Ability to develop good working relationship with internal and external customers
Good knowledge of the regional, national and international economic and political climate
Relevant business background demonstrating commercial awareness
Demonstrate and deploy innovative sales techniques
Enthusiastic 'can do' attitude with an ability to sell an intangible product
Full driving license holder
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.