Business Development Executive - Membership

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Membership Development Executive to join our client, a professional institute on a fixed term contract based in the West End.

They are looking for a dynamic and proactive Membership Development Executive to help develop and grow the membership base who will report directly to the Head of Membership.

Duties include:

  • Develop and deliver the Membership recruitment plan to meet agreed annual targets
  • Develop new business relationships to generate new income
  • Covert new business through face to face meetings / events / direct communication / telephone / email to meet agreed annual targets
  • Develop and manage initiatives and campaigns to raise the profile and awareness of services to potential members
  • Develop, manage and profile a comprehensive prospect database to ensure data is accurate and up-to-date
  • Attending events and workshops throughout the year, both as an organiser and attendee
  • Some travel is required across the UK to present to and covert new business

Experience required:

  • Previous Business Development experience in a sales environment
  • Ability to demonstrate delivery against targets and the impact on bottom line figures
  • Excellent knowledge of CRM database management
  • Experience of presenting to and engaging with clients at a senior level to win business
  • Strong communication skills - Written, oral, email, telephone and presentation
  • Excellent customer service skills - an outward facing approach to winning business
  • Ability to consider opportunities to recruit new members and assess the risk or impact
  • Cross selling where required

If you match the above criteria please apply today!

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