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Reference: 59280

Date Added: 31 January 2017
Closing Date: 20 February 2017

Job Title: Events Officer

Working For: Institute for Government

Location: London

Salary: Starting salary in the region of £22,000 - £30,000 (full-time equivalent), based upon skills and experience

Job Details

The Institute for Government is currently inviting applications for an Events Officer, starting as soon as possible.

This role is an opportunity to work in a highly regarded think tank at the heart of Westminster. It is a great chance for an organised person with some events experience to join a friendly and busy team.

The events programme of the Institute is essential to our public profile; we have very high standards, and high profile speakers and audiences. As part of a three person events team within Communications and Marketing, you will assist in the creation and delivery of the key events programme. For our events, you will need to work closely with senior staff at the Institute, helping them to design and run their events. Our events are based on the work programmes and themes that the Research staff and Programme Directors are working on.

The team manages all the logistics for a range of in-house public events, roundtables, workshops, seminars, conferences and debates. Our building has four rooms for meetings and events, and the events team also make these available for private hire. On average there are 3-8 events of different styles per week.

You will also work closely with our Communication and web team, caterers, IT and AV technicians, and security. For private hire of the rooms, you will need to work with the external clients, giving advice, and ensuring a high quality experience for them and their attendees.

Reports to: Director of Communications & Marketing.

You will be Working with two other Event Officers to manage the programme of public events, workshops and roundtables.

Please download the full job description from our website:  https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/about-us/jobs/current-vacancies/events-officer.

Closing Date: 20 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be invited in for an interview during w/c 27th February 2017.
Start Date: As soon as possible.

Application Details

 Please email your cover letter and CV to: recruitment@instituteforgovernment.org.uk.

NB: we would be grateful if you could please complete and return our equal opportunities monitoring form, which is available on our website https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/about-us/jobs/current-vacancies/events-officer. This form is for monitoring purposes only and should be emailed separately to your application. Please send monitoring forms to: ifgmonitoring@instituteforgovernment.org.uk.

Website: https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/

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