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.
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 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:
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)
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.
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.