The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a prestigious Chicago-area financial services association, seeks a Membership and External Relations Strategist to join its dynamic Global Markets Department.
The Membership and External Relations Strategist serves as the primary communications liaison for the Latin America/Caribbean region. This position is responsible for coordinating activities that support and foster relations with key stakeholders, including members, prospective members, companies, and industry associations. This individual formulates and implements strategies for membership recruitment and retention.
Specific responsibilities include studying and understanding the macro and micro-environmental dynamics that impact the region; generating, maintaining and presenting reports on the region’s activities; measuring outcomes for existing and new initiatives; and ensuring the alignment and customization of membership marketing messages across markets. The Membership and External Relations Strategist will prepare and deliver presentations, both written and oral, to target audiences; coordinate meetings with members and companies in the region; and develop a deep understanding of the financial services industry in the assigned region. This individual will work with the Global Markets Director to develop recommendations to leaders and other staff that align with the organization’s strategic goals for the region.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a membership development and/or relationship management position in a global business environment with diverse audiences. Proven experience developing and leading the implementation of a market/region-specific marketing strategy with measurable success objectives is also desired.
The successful candidate will be a highly detailed, process-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced team environment and is readily adaptable to changing market and organizational requirements. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are needed, as are strong customer service skills and experience in developing appropriate, creative solutions to customer needs/problems. Bachelor’s degree required. Proficiency in MS Office Suite and fluency in verbal and written English and Spanish preferred. Travel both domestically and abroad (up to 25%).
Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
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Founded in 1927, MDRT, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 62,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 69 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership ...is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, please visit mdrt.org.