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Music Publishers Association – Membership & Events Manager (London)

By The GMS Team 28-May-2019

The Music Publishers Association is looking for a Membership and Events Manager. Reporting to the General Manager of the MPA and working closely with the Senior Membership & Events Manager the Membership & Events Manager will carry out the MPA’s member services and administration function. Working out of our Holborn office, key tasks and responsibilities to be covered include:

Member services and relationship development

Working closely with the Senior Membership & Events Manager, carry out the MPA’s member services and administration functions for all of its members;
• Answer all enquiries regarding membership and act as first point of contact for information regarding member benefits
• Maintain MPA Membership Information and Databases
• Fulfil the administration and onboarding process for new members
• Fulfil the administration process for annual membership subscription renewals
• Activate membership attraction and retention

Events delivery

• Working closely with the Senior Membership & Events Manager to deliver all MPA Group events, including but not limited to:
• Industry briefings and conferences such as MIDEM, The Great Escape
• Social events for members, such as showcases and the annual MPA Christmas Lunch for approx. 1,000 guests
• Coordinate and process event booking forms and payments, working with the Accounts Assistant
• Provide marketing content for all events
• Procure and review event feedback forms
• Book event travel and accommodation

Education and training

• Working closely with the MPA GM deliver the MPA training and development programme, including but not limited to managing the:
• MPA Induction Course (4 per annum)
• MPA Intermediate Course
• Specialist Seminars
• Provide marketing content for all training courses
• Procure and review training feedback forms
• Oversee and manage all aspects of the administration of the following:
• MPA’s Richard Toeman Scholarship
• Tony Pool Award

Committee and meeting support

Working with the MPA GM, CEO and committee chairs, fulfil all aspects of co-ordinating relevant committees, including;
• Scheduling meetings and booking rooms
• Create, compile and circulate agendas, briefing and meeting papers
• Ensure relevant meeting packs and sign in sheets are printed for the meetings
• Take and circulate minutes
• Prepare seating/table arrangements and refreshments
• Follow-up on action points raised
• Facilitate working groups around committee and board issues

Essential skills and person specification

• Significant experience of working in a membership or outward/client-facing role requiring engagement with industry executives of all levels
• A born networker with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong and effective relationships to deliver the MPA’s strategy
• An extensive book of events and industry contacts, particularly in the area of music publishing
• Ability to work on multiple projects at any one time and prioritise workload accordingly
• Exceptional organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• An outgoing, positive, can-do attitude

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and an accompanying cover letter to Lorna Greenwood:

Closing date: 12pm (midday) Monday 3 Jun

The Music Publishers Association is a signatory to the Equality & Diversity Charter for Music and strives to be a fair and inclusive employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and appoint on merit.