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Make UK – National Membership Director

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Make UK – National Membership Director

National Membership Director

Home working with regular travel
Competitive salaries and excellent benefits including up to one day’s paid leave each year to undertake volunteering opportunities
The National Membership Director plays a pivotal role in leading Make UK’s membership growth and maximizing engagement efforts, aligning with our corporate strategy. This senior position collaborates closely with the CEO and COO to develop, inform, and shape Make UK’s manufacturing policy and representation mandate.

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Enhance, develop, and implement a comprehensive membership growth and engagement strategy.
  • Develop and implement a membership offer that embodies Make UK’s brand values and maximizes revenue opportunities.
  • Expand the membership base in new, emerging, and underrepresented industry sectors.
  • Review the current membership team structure to ensure efficient and effective support delivery to members.
  • Lead and manage a team of regional membership and Executive Assistant professionals.
  • Grow existing regional commercial partnerships and identify new relationships to enhance member engagement.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with members and stakeholders across key regional media, political, and academic environments.
  • Responsible for reporting on membership growth, retention, and engagement metrics according to corporate strategy.
  • Lead and develop internal and external partnership activities to maximize revenue opportunities.

About you

  • Senior leadership and management experience, including a track record of delivering results in membership, customer service, or commercial roles.
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and the capacity to work well in a team.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Graduate-level education with evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Desirable: Project management experience/qualifications.
  • Desirable: Strong understanding of the UK industrial, manufacturing, and related services sector, including a track record in stakeholder, media, and policy engagement.

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What we do

We stimulate success for manufacturing businesses, helping them to meet their objectives and goals. We empower individuals and we inspire the next generation.

How we do it

We enable manufacturers to connect, share, solve problems and create opportunities together. We do this through regional and national meetings, groups, events and advisory boards. We work at every level to ensure UK Manufacturing performs and grows, now and in the future.