Membership Engagement and Development Manager :: Scotland's International Development Alliance

Membership Engagement and Development Manager :: Scotland's International Development Alliance

Apply by Monday 14 June 2021 at 9am

Lo​​​​​​cation: Currently home working due to Covid 19 restrictions – office base Edinburgh
Salary:  £32,417 p/a
Hours:  Full time (35 hours)

About the Organisation 


Scotland’s International Development Alliance is the national membership organisation for organisations and people in Scotland who work to make the world a fairer place for everyone.

We work to enhance Scotland’s contribution to international development by identifying new opportunities for collaboration between different sectors, connecting people and organisations to share ideas, knowledge and best practise, and by building the capacity of the sector to support the delivery of the highest quality, most effective international development programmes.

Our small team is based in Edinburgh but works to engage and support a growing membership body from across Scotland. We offer a range of specialist support and services which fall broadly under the themes of networking, effectiveness, learning and capacity building. We also inclusively champion international development in Scotland to decision makers, helping our members maintain a collective voice on relevant policy issues.

Job description

You will drive membership growth, retention and income generation, designing and delivering contemporary stakeholder engagement activities to aid the delivery our membership growth strategy; and work with colleagues to develop the end-to-end experience and membership offering to meet current and evolving professional development needs of the Scotland-based International Development sector.

For further details of the specific areas of responsibility, please consult the job description

Person specification 

Essential experience, knowledge

  • Experience of building sales and marketing plans to drive retention and growth
  • Experience of event management
  • Working experience of fundraising and/or income generation
  • Experience of membership bodies or other networks or intermediary organisations
  • Experience of designing and using a variety of feedback mechanisms to inform business improvement/service development
  • Experience of managing CRM databases

Essential Skills

  • Confident and comfortable in engaging with a variety of stakeholders  
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with member organisations
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong written communication skills including web-writing and the ability to write and produce promotional materials
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to represent the Alliance to diverse audiences 
  • Ability to use own initiative and work to tight deadlines as well as working well as part of a team
  • Strong IT skills including use of Microsoft Office applications and confidence in using a variety of online applications 

Desirable experience, knowledge

  • Knowledge of market segmentation and customer value proposition
  • Experience in a commercial business development, sales or event management role.
  • Experience of working in the voluntary sector (domestic of international)

How to Apply 

If you wish to be considered for this role please complete the application form and submit to by 9am on Monday 14th June 2021.  Please also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and send under separate cover by the above deadline to admin@intdevalliance.scotInterviews will be held remotely on Monday 21st June 2021

CVs will not be accepted. 

The Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We are committed to a culture that is both diverse and inclusive and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Closing Date for Applications: 9AM, Monday 14th June 2021  

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