Develop and implement membership plans for growth of new restaurant members according to RFMA's strategic goals.
Develop a plan for needed membership marketing and promotional materials.
Coordinate all details of membership recruitment events, including development of marketing plan, communications to member prospects, and working with other staff to ensure meeting logistics are handled.
Oversee a Membership Development Committee, working with key vendor members and restaurateurs to partner on recruitment efforts.
Make face-to face, phone call and social media connections with restaurant member prospects
Work with Membership Manager to hand-off the finalizing of new restaurant member applications and track new member acquisitions.
Identify viable trade and consumer show opportunities and oversee exhibit details, including development of materials, shipping and receiving of exhibits, ensuring exhibits are complete and in good working condition, ordering signage and other materials for booth, etc.
Develop additional verticals that would be a good fit for the association’s membership growth.
Work in partnership with key staff to encourage development of programs and services to help attract prospective members, as learned through the recruitment process.
Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in membership development for an association or other comparable experience. We are looking for someone with strong communications and marketing skills and mastery of utilizing a CMS to track and report sales efforts. Limited travel will be necessary to fulfill the goals for this position and will vary month to month, based on planned events and activities. We are looking for someone who will work out of the RFMA office in Plano, TX.
The Restaurant Facility Management Association is the only association created by and for Restaurant Facility Management Professionals. The mission of RFMA is to advance industry awareness of restaurant facility management, while promoting professional and ethical standards. RFMA is a national, individual member organization with a membership of just over 1,500 professional and allied members. Th...e professional members are all actively working for a restaurant chain or franchisee, the majority of whom practice in North America. Allied members represent vendors and service providers who service the facility segment of the restaurant industry. RFMA is located in Plano, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas.