Railway Industry Association seeks new Membership Engagement Lead

Salary competitive, depending on experience + bonus

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the voice of the UK rail supply community, helping to grow a sustainable, high-performing, railway supply industry, and to export UK rail expertise and products. The number of RIA member companies has grown by over 50% in the past two years, and our current membership engagement manager is moving on to work for a member company, so RIA is looking for a brand new team member to join us in London!

The successful candidate for this role will be outgoing, confident and have experience in member/client relations and engagement. They will also have experience in developing strategic partnerships and securing event sponsorships from members.

Their focus will be on building strong personal relationships with members and to help develop RIA’s services, including events and communications around public affairs and PR, policy, technical and innovation, and exports topics. He or she will work with the RIA team to track, develop and respond to new opportunities for growing the membership; and will play a lead role in increasing non-subscription revenue from sponsorship.

The Membership Engagement lead will be required to attend evening events, sometimes including overnight stays, in order to network with existing and prospective members, sometimes several times per month.  

If you are interested, please send a CV with a covering letter stating why you want this role and why you think you would be good at it, to gaynor.pates@riagb.org.uk by 28 August 2019.