Membership Development Lead

Posted on 14 May, 2024
Location: Dorset – Hybrid working home and office base (Beech House, Poole)

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary:  £9,892 (£24,400 pro rata)

Contract length: 12 month fixed term

Closing date: Tuesday 4th June 2024 – midnight 

Interviews:  w/c 10th June 2024

Would you like to help us champion and celebrate the work of Dorset’s voluntary and community sector?  Do you want to see organisations from across all sectors working together to benefit our communities?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic ‘people person’ to join our team to help implement our Membership Strategy, promote our full, affiliate and business supporter membership and support our existing members make best use of the benefits the membership gives them.

You’ll be joining CAN at an exciting time as we continue to raise awareness and reach of CAN across Dorset and into the business community.  We want to connect communities by helping to create conditions where everyone’s voice is valued and heard by facilitating great local networking and communication.

Enabling us to truly be representative, engaging and collaborative.

About you

You’ll have an understanding about the role of the voluntary and community sector and passion for the work the sector does for our communities.

You’ll enjoy engaging and networking with a range of VCS organisations, big and small and want to promote, celebrate and champion the work that they do with the ability to promote and sell our membership to ensure we are representative of our community and can be truly collaborative in our approach.

What we can offer in return

In return we offer a competitive salary and great benefits, including contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro-rata) plus all bank holidays, season train ticket loan, flexible working and much more.

For an informal discussion, please phone Emma Lee on 07971 759189

Available documents:

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Please download and complete our CAN application forms Parts 1 & 2. You will then be able to upload the documents with your application on Breathe HR. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.

PLEASE NOTE: By completing the applicant contact details page via the Breathe link, an application for this job will be submitted. You will then have the opportunity to upload your application forms Parts 1 and 2. Please ensure that you are ready to apply before selecting the ‘next’ button.


Our values underpin all our work – we strive to be
collaborative – compassionate – inspirational
– have integrity and show respect

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