MPA Group of Companies – Membership and Events Manager (UK)

MPA Group of Companies – Membership and Events Manager (UK)

Place of work

Synergy House, 2nd Floor, 114-118 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA

Holiday entitlement

25 days in each calendar year, three of which must be taken during the Christmas and New Year period when the office is closed


Member Services and Relationship Development

Working closely with the Senior Membership & Events Manager, carry out the MPA’s member services and administration functions for all of its members;

  • Answer all enquiries regarding membership and act as first point of contact for information regarding member benefits
  • Maintain MPA Membership Information and Databases
  • Fulfil the administration and onboarding process for new members
  • Fulfil the administration process for annual membership subscription renewals
  • Activate membership attraction and retention

Events Delivery

  • Working closely with the Senior Membership & Events Manager to deliver all MPA Group events, including but not limited to:
    • Industry briefings and conferences such as MIDEM, The Great Escape
    • Social events for members, such as showcases and the annual MPA Christmas Lunch for approx. 1,000 guests
  • Coordinate and process event booking forms and payments, working with the Accounts Assistant
  • Provide marketing content for all events
  • Procure and review event feedback forms
  • Book event travel and accommodation

Education & Training

  • Working closely with the MPA GM deliver the MPA training and development programme, including but not limited to managing the:
    • MPA Induction Course (4 per annum)
    • MPA Intermediate Course
    • Specialist Seminars
  • Provide marketing content for all training courses
  • Procure and review training feedback forms
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the administration of the following:
    • MPA’s Richard Toeman Scholarship
    • Tony Pool Award

Committee & Meeting Support:

Working with the MPA GM, CEO and committee chairs, fulfil all aspects of co-ordinating relevant committees, including;

  • Scheduling meetings and booking rooms
  • Create, compile and circulate agendas, briefing and meeting papers
  • Ensure relevant meeting packs and sign in sheets are printed for the meetings
  • Take and circulate minutes
  • Prepare seating/table arrangements and refreshments
  • Follow-up on action points raised
  • Facilitate working groups around committee and board issues
Essential skills and person specification
  • Significant experience of working in a membership or outward/client-facing role requiring engagement with industry executives of all levels
  • A born networker with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong and effective relationships to deliver the MPA’s strategy
  • An extensive book of events and industry contacts, particularly in the area of music publishing
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any one time and prioritise workload accordingly
  • Exceptional organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An outgoing, positive, can-do attitude
Application process

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to Lorna Greenwood:

Application deadline

Midday Monday 3rd June

Equality & Diversity

The Music Publishers Association is a signatory to the Equality & Diversity Charter for Music and strives to be a fair and inclusive employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and appoint on merit.

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