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Member Benefits Manager

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Job Introduction 

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and successful procurement expert to identify potential partners who can provide products and offers which strengthen the value of Checkatrade membership.

As the Member Benefits Manager, you will need to be an individual who is positive-thinking and proactive, who can act on your own initiative and communicate well with internal and external customers.  You will have proven stakeholder gravitas and will be required to negotiate favorable terms with partners and sustain the partner relationships. The role will include the full sales cycles of activity, undertaking initial background research and prospecting, meeting prospective clients and working consultatively to close sales and build long-term client accounts.

Key Responsibilities and Main Duties

Identify and generate opportunities – Aiming higher

  • Act on behalf of the traders to deliver benefits that would be valued or needed by our members
  • Always strive to negotiate the best offer for our members
  • Attend partner trade events, seminars and open days, to advocate the Checkatrade brand and identify more partnering opportunities
  • Utilise social media effectively to achieve desired business outcomes
  • Increase leads to sales through arranging point of sale and enquiry options with partners
  • Promote Checkatrade to partners and inform them of our growth plans and business strategy enabling them to understand how collaboration will benefit them

Working in Partnership

  • Work closely with Marketing to establish how best to time and implement any marketing events to launch offers for members
  • Communicate updated offers to the wider team for further promotion to members and leads
  • Implement and ensure partner’s representatives receive correct training and updates about Checkatrade’s achievements and progress with business strategy. Ensure partnership thrives over time
  • Hold monthly conference calls and quarterly meetings with all partners who have active offers in place

Administration

  • Produce written agreements and contracts that reflect the terms agreed by both parties
  • Record members’ spending on each offer. Analyse and propose which offers need further promotion or what offers could be increased
  • Create weekly reports for Head of Sales to share with the Senior Management Team
  • Support business change (including to this role) and all management initiatives

Essential

  • Minimum of 2 years procurement experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must be a self-starter, will be working autonomously. As this is a new position it is expected to evolve
  • Will need to show ability and experience of reporting effectively to senior management
  • Clean driving licence

Benefits

  • Company car, laptop, tablet and mobile phone
  • Management bonus
  • 22 days holiday, as well as all bank holidays off and a Christmas shutdown period
  • Pension Scheme – 4% Employer contribution
  • Free, on-site gym
  • Flexi-Time working
  • Excellent training and development
  • Up to 5 days charity leave
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Optional salary sacrifice arrangements
Salary Up to £40,000. Salary is dependent on relevant and proven experience
Location Selsey, West Sussex
Job type Permanent
Working hours 35
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