Member Engagement Manager

This exciting new position provides a fantastic opportunity for a target driven person to join the HTA.  If you’re passionate about the garden centre industry, and are looking to broaden your knowledge and experience, this could be the role for you.  

The successful applicant will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with members, potential members and industry stakeholders, including growers, retailers and manufacturers across the South East region.  You’ll be the primary point of contact for promoting a range of products and services and addressing queries to bring benefit to both the HTA and its members.  

You will also be responsible for promoting membership of the association to deliver our growth targets, as well as building relationships with industry suppliers and selling exhibition space at a range of HTA events.

This role will cover a specific geographical area and so a full, clean licence will be required

About HTA 

The HTA have 1400 members which include garden retailers, growers, landscapers and suppliers to the garden industry. As one of the largest membership organisations the HTA have run the National Garden Gift scheme since 1962, this provides consumers with a UK wide scheme encouraging both new and existing gardeners to visit garden centres and retail nurseries.

The HTA lobby and campaign on behalf of our members within the horticulture industry and provide a whole range of member services including, business solutions, events, market information and learning & development.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, the HTA campaigned to ensure garden centres were classed as essential retail which has increased the profile of the horticultural industry.

How to apply

You can view the full job description at the bottom of this page. To apply for the role, please send your covering letter and CV to [email protected].

Our aim is to recruit and retain people with the behaviours that support our mission and who will grow with us and the industry. We are open and honest in recognising that there is more that the Association can do to value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and therefore welcome applicants from all underrepresented communities within Horticulture, including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, and those with disabilities.

This advert is only open to direct applicants, NO AGENCIES should apply. All applicants must have valid references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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Full job description

Member Engagement Manager

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