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Reference: 71273

Date Added: 31 May 2019
Closing Date: 17 June 2019

Job Title: Event Executive

Working For: The Whitehall & Industry Group

Location: London

Salary: £24,000-£26,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience

Job Details

WIG is an established not-for-profit organisation with a 35 year reputation of opening perspectives and creating connections. We are independent and neutral. All of our activities are underpinned by our charitable purpose: to build understanding and co-operation between the public, private and the not-for-profit sectors for the greater public good – a nation better governed, business better informed and society better served.

Through this, we run a range of events, most significantly relating to Policy and the sharing of best practice. Speakers are typically Senior Civil Servants, including Permanent Secretaries and Ambassadors. 

The successful individual will work across the organisation to help the events team deliver the annual programme of WIG events. This individual is a key point of contact for WIG members, the majority of whom engage through the events programme.

Reporting to the Head of Events, the role is a unique opportunity to take responsibility for the delivery of a diverse portfolio. The programme features senior speakers across topics such as Brexit, the Industrial Strategy, Digital & Technology and International Affairs.

Closing Date: 17 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

First round interviews will be held week commencing Monday 24 June 2019.
Second round interviews will be held week commencing Monday 1 July 2019.

Ideally we are seeking an individual to start in early August 2019.

Application Details

Please apply with a CV, Equalities Monitoring Form (downloadable via the WIG website) and cover letter (maximum 500 words), setting out your reasons for applying and how you meet the criteria by email to Patrick Reihill, Head of Talent, The Whitehall & Industry Group – talent@wig.co.uk

Further information is available via our website: https://www.wig.co.uk/career/wig---events-executive-1.html

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

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