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International Membership Development Executive

£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
This is a highly regarded international business association comprising of a Network of nearly 300 independent Accounting and Management Consultancy firms based in over 100 countries across the world. All member firms are managerially and financially independent. Between them they employ over 8000 staff. The Networks administrative headquarters are located in London. The purpose of this role is to find suitable new firms to join the association. You will carry out desk-based research as well as developing your own networks to provide the Board with an overview of the targeted country/region and possible firms to recruit. This will involve: 1. Liaising with the Chief Executive Officer to agree short-term and medium-term target list. 2. Proactively researching new member firms in line with agreed priorities and coverage targets 3. Research using established methodology and contact with groups including e.g. Professional bodies (e.g. ACCA), Chambers of Commerce, existing member network 4. Managing the monthly and ad hoc Board reports on coverage target progress 5. Liaising with identified target firms in order to gather relevant country/firm level information and completed application for Board to review 6. Provide the relevant Board director with an assessment of prospective firms identified from research activities 7. Continuous follow up with firms to keep them 'warm and engaged through dissemination of thought leadership materials and other relevant information 8. Clear and concise communication with potential member firms on the financial implications of joining 9. Maintaining appropriate materials (including the recently redesigned membership recruitment brochure) for use when recruiting firms in: 1. new country territories 2. new cities 3. new members from existing networks 10. Supporting Board Directors onsite visit preparation (organising the programme of meetings etc.) 11. Supporting the Board Directors in preparing the onsite visit report 12. Suggest, create and manage the preparation of the relevant network growth focused workshops for the regional and annual meetings (when and where appropriate) 13. Prepare ad hoc research papers when appropriate BACKGROUND AND /OR QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED Ideally have a track record of influencing growth of membership-based organisations through research initiatives Ability to represent the association as the first interaction with a prospective new member firm and to articulate the advantages of joining the network Ability to evaluate proposals/application forms against established criteria Credibility to engage at all levels (internally and externally) including with individual board members to agree due diligence visits and to liaise with the prospective new member firms Ability to relate to the multicultural aspects of working internationally and when engaging with prospective new firms Keep the prospective new member 'warm during periods when comparative research is being undertaken GENERAL INFORMATION Hours: This is a full-time role; standard office hours are 09:30 to 17:30 hours each weekday, with one hour, unpaid, for lunch. Little to no travel is expected for this position. Success will be measured in terms of productivity and effectiveness. Compensation: Negotiable based on demonstrable ability and experience. Benefits: 25 days holiday rising with length of service and/or promotion; season ticket loan (after 6 months); life assurance; private medical insurance; employer contributions to pension; subsidised corporate gym membership
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  • Job Reference: 707261636-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SRS Bureau Ltd
    SRS Bureau Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent