IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research) is looking to recruit a Media and Events Assistant. This is an exciting and challenging role, providing crucial events and media support to IPPR North. The primary focus of the role will be to assist the Media and Events Officer with the co-ordination and delivery of IPPR North events programmes; this will include the logistical and administrative aspects of events management; liaising with speakers and funders; assisting with marketing activity and maintaining and updating records and systems, in particular IPPR’s database.
The role will also include assisting with research and media activities such as publishing, updating and maintaining the content of IPPR North’s website and other media outputs including social media.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an office environment, excellent administrative and IT skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and respond pro-actively to changes in work priorities. In addition to this they will have excellent communication skills and an interest and knowledge in public affairs and public policy.
This role will be based in our Newcastle office.