Regional Director - South

Expiring today

RIBA 1834
Home-based, involving travel across the region and the UK
c£48,000 per annum
17 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.

Salary: c£48,000 p.a.

Location: Home-based, involving travel across the region and the UK

Hours: Full-time, permanent

The RIBA is completely reshaping how we connect with more of our members.

The new focus for our five regional teams (4 in England, 1 in Wales) will provide much greater consistency and a higher level of quality in the product that members receive moving forwards.

We have a vacancy for the Regional Director for the South (which spans the South West, Wessex, South to the South East).  The role has 4 direct reports (3 Regional Engagement partners; 1 Regional Administrator).

This is a full-time, permanent, home-based position and will involve travel across the region and the UK to engage with members, potential members and various stakeholders.  The post-holder must hold a full UK drivers’ license and have their own vehicle.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community. No previous experience of the professional body sector is necessary.

What is vital, is that applicants have:

  • experience in senior stakeholder relationship management
  • evidence of advocating and representing their employer, with existing and potential stakeholders
  • people management experience: leading and coaching a remote, home-based team, and co-ordinating their work
  • excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, and self-confidence in dealing with issues in a tactful and diplomatic manner
  • evidence of collaborating effectively with others, and looking flexibly at the wider team resource

The RIBA offers employees a range of staff benefits including 26.5 days of annual leave + half-day for Christmas shopping, paid closure between Christmas & New Year, season ticket loan and generous pension scheme. For more details on our benefits click here.

This vacancy is being handled by FJWilson Talent Services, so for a confidential conversation about the role please contact Coby Drage on 0203 195 3600 or email them at

If you would like to apply for the position, please view the full job description below (found at 'supporting documents') and submit your CV and covering letter using the form below.  Please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application.

Closing date: 1 July 2022
Interview date: TBC

(Please note that we may close an advert earlier than the date above if an exceptionally high volume of applications is received)

The RIBA aims to be an inclusive employer, committed to developing a varied and mixed workforce where all are encouraged to be themselves. We value applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.

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