Director of Engagement

A mixture of office (central London) and home working is anticipated with this role

Full Time Permanent Position Salary £80,000

The Royal Society of Medicine (the “Society”) is a charity whose mission is to share learning and support innovation across all areas of healthcare.  The Society is a leading provider of continuing learning for healthcare professionals and is a membership organisation with over 20,000 members in the UK and overseas. 

A new strategy was launched in 2021 and given the significant changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Society is embarking on exciting transformational projects.  The Director of Engagement will play a crucial role in leading, influencing and supporting these new developments.

The overall aims for the Director of Engagement are to grow the Society’s membership numbers and income through the development and delivery of strategies to retain and recruit members, grow attendee numbers for the Society’s education programmes (in-person and online) and to maximise engagement and income from affinity partnerships.

As part of the SMT, the post-holder is required to successfully contribute to the overall strategic direction of the Society, working across the organisation to drive and support delivery of its priorities and address challenges.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engagement
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Financial Management
  • People Management

You will have a track record of developing and implementing strategies for income and membership growth in a membership organisation and well as proven successful experience of developing strong commercial partnerships.  Exceptional analytical and business planning skills are needed to deliver information and insight to support strategic planning.

For more information, please see the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Wednesday 12 April 2023

Interviews: Tuesday 18 April 2023

To apply please send your CV and covering letter quoting reference RSM007 to

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