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Reference: 65872

Date Added: 5 May 2018
Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Job Title: Research Assistant

Working For: GovNet

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant to join Inside Government, a leading organiser of policy led forums for practitioners in the public sector. It is an exciting new role in a growing division with excellent career opportunities.

The Conference Production Assistant will be responsible for in-depth public policy research, writing agendas as well as inviting speakers, and managing and delivering their own portfolio of policy forums.

The position represents an exceptional opportunity for those interested in public policy and UK politics.


• In depth research across a wide range of UK domestic policy areas
• Identifying, inviting, confirming and liaising with high profile speakers from across the public sector
• Producing event agendas and policy overviews
• Managing preparations for events and assisting speakers on-the-day
• Working closely with and briefing the marketing team to ensure events are a commercial success
• Developing and building relationships with sponsors, public sector stakeholders and other sector speakers and associations
• Generating innovative, commercially successful ideas that will appeal to both practitioners and suppliers


• A degree in UK politics or a related subject and an in depth knowledge of UK policy
• A strong interest in current affairs and politics
• The ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines and targets on a weekly basis
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong writing skills and editing skills
• An ability to work independently
• A great team player with an ambitious and positive attitude
• Previous conference experience is desirable, but not essential


GovNet offers a stimulating and challenging place to work with strong realistic ambitions dedicated to growing & providing the highest quality services and events in our market.

Despite offering a competitive salary, holidays, great hours of work, childcare vouchers and a pension, in return we also offer a positive inviting work environment, working at impressive central office locations, developing yourself within an established team of professionals, whilst developing a career fully supported by a reputable fast growing company

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

As soon as possible.

Application Details

Please email a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to Lauren.Powell@insidegovernment.co.uk

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

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