Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH11248_1599466482

Acre is proud to be partnering with the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) to appoint a Membership Relationship Manager, which is a newly created position. This is a 12-month contract, however likely to be extended.

About IIGCC


The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) is a forum for collaboration on climate change for European investors. There are currently over 250 members, including some of the largest pension funds and asset managers across 16 countries, representing around €33 trillion in assets under management. IIGCC brings investors together to use their significant collective influence with policymakers, investors and companies to encourage policies and practices which accelerate the shift to a net zero emissions economy. 

The Role


The Membership Relationship Manager is a unique opportunity to build and execute a membership development and engagement strategy across continental Europe that delivers sustained membership growth, strong retention, and enduring relationships with investors and which improves IIGCC's membership offering. This also involves:

  • Understanding and raising awareness of the IIGCC; its workstreams and initiatives across Europe, with the support of the CEO or Directors, on an ad-hoc basis

  • Analysing current membership and creating a plan to increase the membership potential

  • Delivering membership growth and enhancing membership satisfaction

  • Working together with Finance and Operations colleagues to develop a scope of work for implementing a new database or Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system

  • Collaborating with the team to support the development webinars and events

Skills and capabilities:

Essential:

  • Successful track record of relationship management or business development, preferably within the financial sector or other service-based industries

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; an empathetic listener and a confident speaker with excellent persuasion and influencing skills

  • Comfortable building relationships with people at all levels of seniority (up to C-suite)

  • Highly analytical with the ability to develop pipelines through strategic and targeted planning

  • Experience with database/CRM systems, Microsoft Office and social media platforms

  • Willingness to travel regularly within Europe (when this is possible again)

Desirable:

  • Experience in or a passion for climate change, ESG or sustainability

  • At least one other European language in addition to English (especially French, Dutch, German or a Scandinavian language)

This is an incredible opportunity to join a prestigious, growing and friendly not-for-profit organisation that makes a huge contribution to the transition to a sustainable economy.

Applications


Please apply ASAP with your CV and cover letter, closing date for applications: 30th September. The successful candidate will be able to start at their earliest convenience. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.