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Reference: 71767

Date Added: 4 July 2019
Closing Date: 4 September 2019

Job Title: Researcher - Westminster Media Forum and Westminster eForum

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Our events:

  • Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial; and
  • Important occasions for policymakers in government, Parliament and regulation, as well as legal professionals and practices, their partners and clients, other professional organisations, charity and consumer groups, academics, and others that are interested in or affected by the issues.

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 from the sector - and researching issues, possible speakers and contacts
  • Drafting agendas and promotional text for the seminars
  • Liaising with speakers and our Parliamentary chairs
  • Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars and receptions held in Westminster and elsewhere in the UK

What we’re looking for:

  • 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
  • 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 80-strong team is always on hand.

The company:

  • The Westminster eForum and Westminster Media Forum are divisions of Westminster Forum Projects, a market leader in organising impartial, senior-level seminars on public policy
  • Our work enjoys considerable support from legislators, government, industry, the third sector, and amongst interest groups
  • Based head office in Bracknell, Berkshire, with convenient rail and road links, and occasional work in Westminster and other conference locations.
  • An expanding organisation with plenty of opportunities for career progression for the right candidates.

Closing Date: 4 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

as soon as possible

Application Details

To apply please email your CV and covering letter indicating current salary/salary expectations and why you believe you would be suitable for the role – recruitment@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

Website: http://westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

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