Spring Fair 2018 - Julie Holden
Julie Holden

National Membership Manager, British Independent Retailers Association, BIRA

Julie joined bira in October 2014 and currently oversees all membership recruitment and engagement activity. Julie’s field-based Regional Membership Managers (RMMs) are out-and-about on the frontline, reporting back on the topics and issue which are most important to independent retailers. Her telephone-based support team are effectively an extension of the members’ own resource; providing help and advice to give indie retailers a competitive advantage. Julie’s career includes 9 years with Sears plc in a retail training and communications role and 5 years in a campaign management role with the UK’s leading examinations awarding body, Cambridge Assessment. British Independent Retailers Association (bira) has 6,500 members and is based in Birmingham.



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