A Career in the Membership Sector

Published: 05 Mar 2021
Last reviewed: 08 Apr 2021

The membership sector represents millions of people in the UK alone, covering all kinds of industries and areas of society. We take a look back at some of the interviews we have conducted with leading industry professionals in light of National Careers Week in the UK.

There is a lot of opportunity in a career within the membership sector, with plenty of avenues to go down, the variety is vast. We have interviewed many leaders from across the industry, asking them about their career paths and routes into the industry, here a just a few... 

 

Aviva Attias, Editor at Community Practitioner, gave us some insight into her career and told us what it took to win the memcom awards for Best Magazine of the Year.  

Read the full blog here.

Aviva Attias, Edito, Community Practitioner. 

 

Next, we take a look back at our conversation with Dr Sandy Mather, CEO of the Intensive Care Society. Sandy took us on the journey of her career, looking specifically at her role as CEO in a time of crisis. 

Find out more about Sandy's career here.

Dr Sandy Mather, CEO of the Intensive Care Society and winner of the memcom Award for Outstanding Leadership

 

Martin Read won the 2020 Editor of the Year Award. In our interview with him last November, he told us about how his love for Formula One led him to a career as an Editor. 

Learn more about Martin's career in our blog.

Martin Read, Editor of Facilitate and winner of the memcom 2020 Editor of the Year Award.

 

Our next profile piece was with Matt Wilven, winner of the memcom Marketing Communications Star of the Year Award. We spoke to Matt about how he went from bingo caller to award-winning communications professional.

Read more about Matt's career.

Matt Wilven winner of the memcom Marketing Communications Star of the Year Award.

 

Last but not least, we look back at our interview with Paul Rees, CEO of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and winner of the 2020 Louis Armstrong Award for Outstanding Leadership. Paul talks to us in this blog about his career, challenges, and innovation in the membership sector. 

Read the full blog.

 

Paul Rees, CEO of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and winner of the 2020 Louis Armstrong Award for Outstanding Leadership.

 

 


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