Technical Membership Officer (12 month FTC)

JN -012019-135402_1548783263
£30000 - £32000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Alexandra Kambanella

Senior Consultant - Temporary 0207 759 7929

Alexandra, Hunter Merrifield’s senior interim specialist, has been successfully placing high calibre candidates into Membership, Digital Engagement and Policy roles for more than 3 years. Her in-depth knowledge of the membership space enables her to effectively place Senior Programme Managers and Digital Engagement experts into forward-thinking community-driven organisations. She holds a BA Hons in History, following which, she interned for a leading intergovernmental organisation and developed a keen interest in how public affairs and research drive social change.

Central London

£30k-£32k depending on experience

12 month FTC

We are thrilled to be supporting a leading membership body that acts as the voice for the UK food and drinks industry. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in the food and drinks industry, to support members with queries around regulation such as food safety and health. This role plays a key role in ensuring members are advised and supported, so this role would be ideal for someone with a service driven approach.

What would my responsibilities be?

  • Act as first point of contact for queries from members, the media and the public and, where necessary, refer these to the appropriate body or individual.
  • Analyse, summarise and disseminate technical documents in a timely and accurate manner on food issues from UK and EU regulators and institutions.
  • Draft/develop the work plan for the agreed associations in consultation with members, manage the budget and ensure the associations operate within the agreed budget
  • Provide technical support to the Associations Manager and the agreed serviced Associations, including assistance with the organisation of meetings, record taking and follow-up actions.
  • Liaise with horizontal committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders and ensure that members of serviced associations are aware of relevant discussions internally and take part in the development of policy positions.

What skills/experience do I need for this role?

  • Experience in the food and drink industry
  • Responsible self-starter
  • Strong ability to manage a diverse workload and a wide range of issues
  • Good ability to sustain a range of working relationships
  • Willingness to learn & take responsibility for projects
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Very good administrative ability-including accounting competence
  • Good ability to prioritise work, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • IT literate
  • Good ability to analyse legislative documents

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply today!

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