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Reference: 60309

Date Added: 11 April 2017
Closing Date: 9 June 2017

Job Title: Researcher – Policy Forum for Wales

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Help produce conferences that help move forward thinking on some of the most important policy issues for Wales being examined by policymakers and stakeholders.

Please see our website for further details on currently publicised future conferences covering social and cultural issues, energy, infrastructure and environmental matters, health and social care and education and skills policy.

Our events
• Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial
• Important occasions for policymakers in the National Assembly, Welsh Government and Wales Office, those affected by the issues and other interested parties.

The role
• Demanding but rewarding - in a company that is commercially focused and expanding, but with a strong ethical heart
• Part of a small team working on all aspects of event production
• Following latest policy developments and news and researching issues, possible speakers and contacts
• Drafting agendas and promotional text for the seminars
• Liaising with speakers and chairs
• Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars and receptions held in Cardiff

What we’re looking for
Desirable
• Competent or fluent communicating in the Welsh language

Essential
• A quick learner who can hit the ground running
• Some solid work experience - in policy, conference production, journalism, public affairs or similar fields
• Bright graduates with exceptional aptitude and professional outlook will also be considered
• Practical focus and passionate about helping achieve our mission of providing policy makers with the context to make best decisions
• Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills - and quick to learn
• Ability to assimilate information quickly, identify key issues from a range of stakeholder viewpoints (in line with our core proposition of impartiality)
• Clear, stylish accurate writing is essential

There's a high degree of fast-paced multi-tasking but support from senior editorial staff and rest of the 100-strong team is always on hand.

Closing Date: 9 June 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Jo Hibburt (HR Officer) indicating your current salary and why you believe you would be suitable for the role joanne.hibburt@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk.

Website: http://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

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