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Reference: 66241

Date Added: 31 May 2018
Closing Date: 6 July 2018

Job Title: Events and Training Officer

Working For: Industry and Parliament Trust

Location: London

Salary: £22,000, rising to £24,000 after probation

Job Details

 About the Industry and Parliament Trust

The IPT is an independent, non-lobbying, non-partisan charity that provides a trusted platform of engagement between Parliament and UK business. The IPT is dually supported by cross-party representation of senior parliamentarians on its Board of Trustees, and through the patronage of its industry supporters. The IPT is non-party political and works with all parliamentarians and businesses of any sector or size. You can read more about the IPT here www.ipt.org.

Main Duties

  • Support the Events Team in event delivery by compiling marketing lists, tracking invitation responses and producing security letters and briefing notes for events
  • Manage invitation responses and liaise with the attendees as necessary
  • Liaise with Chairs and Speakers for events to ensure they have received all necessary information
  • Ensure all event materials are accurate and prepared on time for all events
  • On the day assistance, including greeting guests and liaison with banqueting department
  • Taking notes and writing blog posts for events
  • Ensure data from events is accurately entered onto the CRM system
  • Support the Training Coordinator in management of around 20% of the training programme
  • Liaise with training facilitators and primary contacts to co-ordinating IPT training seminars
  • Liaise with the Communications Co-ordinator ensure marketing material is to kept up to date, swiftly communicating chair or speaker changes
  • Support the Events and Training Manager with research to design events
  • Work collaboratively with the Chief of Staff in retaining supporting organisations and building new relationships with potential supporters through the management of events

Person Specification

  • Ability to prioritise duties, multitask and manage a busy workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to represent at a very senior level, with excellent selling and organisational skills
  • Interest in/ knowledge of current affairs, parliament and UK business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with establishing and maintaining administrative systems (such as event RSVP lists)
  • Good familiarity with Microsoft Office package
  • Confident working with people in positions of power
  • Willing to work evenings and early mornings as per business needs (with time off in lieu to compensate)
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and problem solver

Closing Date: 6 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held week commencing 16 July 2018.

Start date 10 September 2018.

Please note that Parliamentary security clearance will be required for this post.

Application Details

Please send your CV and covering letter to: AngelaHodder@ipt.org.uk

Or post to:

Angela Hodder
Head of Office & Company Secretary
Industry and Parliament Trust
Suite 101
3 Whitehall Court
London SW1A 2EL

Website: http://ipt.org.uk

Additional Notes