Regional Membership Manager: Made in Yorkshire

Job description

The Opportunity

We are recruiting for a Regional Membership Manager to join our team in Yorkshire.

Made in Yorkshire together with Made in the Midlands (  www.madeinyorkshire.com www.madeinthemidlands.com ) is a membership business with more than 600 customers from the manufacturing sector. We support members with a unique digital platform, a major annual trade exhibition,  weekly best practice visits and networking events.

We have an exciting opportunity for a high calibre and experienced sales  professional to join our team. It is essential that the successful individual has an extensive and  proven track record of success in a similar position. An insight into and understanding of UK manufacturing would be an advantage. Based in Leeds, with extensive travel across the Yorkshire region.


Job Purpose

  • Significantly grow our membership base in Yorkshire

  • Working with our account management team, ensure existing members receive excellent client care

  • Working with our Events team, ensure that we communicate regularly with our membership to promote upcoming events and, of course, our major industry exhibitions

  • Deliver, if not exceed your personal financial targets and KPIs.  

Requirements

Skills & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years sales experience with a proven track record of success

  • Experience of working with and influencing clients at director level is essential

  • Insight  into and understanding of UK manufacturing is a distinct advantage

  • Customer centric sales ethos is critical

  • Strong numerate and analytical skills

  • Strong emotional intelligence and excellent communication skills at all levels

  • Good understanding of key business areas, including solid commercial acumen

  • High degree of self-reliance and self-motivation

  • Full and clean driving licence

Skills/Behaviours

  • Target and performance driven with a strong focus on results

  • Solution driven not problem focused

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including persuasion, negotiation and relationship brokering

  • Effective planning and organisational skills

  • Resilient and able to adapt to change positively

  • Pro-active, positive, energetic and able to motivate other team members

Benefits

We'll recognise and reward your hard work, loyalty and achievements with excellent rewards including a competitive salary and commission scheme commensurate with age and experience.

We provide a comprehensive package of employee benefits, which have been carefully selected to protect you, to promote healthy lifestyles, and to give you peace of mind.

Applying for the role

Our application process is simple. We just need your CV and a summary of why you want to work for us and why you think you can make an impact here. Our selection process involves a two stage interview process  in Leeds.


Building a diverse and happy team is at the core of our people strategy. We cultivate inclusive behaviours across all levels of the organisation and we welcome applications from applicants with varied backgrounds and perspectives. Don’t forget to tell us about why you think Made in Yorkshire is the right place for you to make a difference. We look forward to hearing from you!