Director of Membership

ACF (Association of Charitable Foundations)
31 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Why join us? Are you passionate about foundations and charitable funders? Do you want to use your expertise to drive and support social good? Are you a consummate networker and relationship builder, with strong project management and marketing skills? If so, then you might be the right person to join us on an exciting journey to become a world-class membership organisation. About ACF ACF is the membership body for UK foundations and grant-making charities. Driven by a belief that foundations are a vital source for social good, our mission is to support them to be ambitious and effective in the way that they use their resources. We do this through the provision of policy and advocacy, research and information, and a wide-ranging programme of events and learning. Our 350 members collectively hold assets of around GBP50bn and give over GBP2.5bn annually. About the role This is an exciting time to join the ACF leadership team as Director of Membership. The role is integral to our new strategy with its focus on supporting, connecting and inspiring our members in their pursuit of social good. Over the next year and beyond the Director of Membership will have the opportunity to review ACF's services to members, ensuring that its membership offer is world class - relevant, high quality and affordable - and contributing to the financial sustainability of ACF. The Director of Membership will be a member of ACF's executive leadership team, responsible for championing the needs of members at every point in ACF's development, taking a strategic lead on ACF's relationships with its members and leading on ensuring that its services to members are outstanding. These include: events and professional development programmes, conferences, information and guidance, networks, and a range of other initiatives. About you An outstanding networker and experienced manager, the Director of Membership will possess strong intellectual and analytical skills honed in a field analogous to that of ACF. They will combine an understanding of the big picture with a relentless focus on getting the detail right, strong marketing skills, commercial acumen and outstanding customer focus. They will take the initiative in developing ACF's membership offer and new commercial partner programme and be confident but diplomatic when engaging with members and external stakeholders. How to apply Download the candidate information pack and application form by clicking the yellow button.