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Reference: 70604

Date Added: 8 April 2019
Closing Date: 17 April 2019

Job Title: Deputy Director of Policy

Working For: Institute of Directors

Location: London

Salary: up to £55,000 dependent on experience

Job Details

The IoD is the UK’s leading organisation for business leaders. It provides leading-edge representation, support, networking opportunities, professional development and sets standards for directors and leaders of organisations. A non-party political business organisation founded by Royal Charter in 1903, we have around 30,000 members representing a broad spectrum of business across the UK.

You will use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to represent the IoD’s members to policy makers and to encourage a climate favourable to entrepreneurial activity and wealth creation as well as promote high standards and appropriate regulation of corporate governance in the UK.

The responsibilities are varied and include creating and implementing public affairs strategies, maintaining and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders, taking particular responsibility for skills and regulation policy, assisting the Interim DG for External Affairs in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the IoD’s policy team, working closely with the IoD’s communication team to maximise the IoD’s impact in the media and acting as representative for the IoD.

You will have a calm and resourceful manner when dealing with difficult situations and be agile in your approach to getting things done. You will be capable of building rapport at all levels in a confident, open and honest manner. With relevant policy work experience, direct experience of working on business policy issues being beneficial, you will have a strong understanding of the policy-making process and current political environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to work within a fast-paced, challenging environment. If you are agile and confident with relevant policy experience, this may be the new challenge you are looking for.

For further information and a full job description please follow this link: https://www.iod.com/about/careers.

Closing Date: 17 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible, however are happy to consider current notice periods when agreeing a start date. 

Interviews will commence from Monday 15th April and will involve a first and second stage interview at our central London office.

Application Details

Please forward a CV and covering letter/email to recruitment@iod.com if you wish to apply.

Website: https://www.iod.com/

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