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Reference: 72723

Date Added: 13 September 2019
Closing Date: 13 November 2019

Job Title: Researcher – Westminster Higher Education Forum

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Help produce conferences that help move forward thinking on some of the most important issues in higher education policy being examined by policymakers and stakeholders.

Our events:

  • Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial
  • Important occasions for policymakers in Parliament, Government and regulatory bodies; teachers, schools, parents and children themselves; academics and businesses;

The role:

  • Demanding but rewarding
  • 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 are looking for:

  • A quick learner
  • Some solid work experience - in policy, conference production, journalism and public affairs
  • 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
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly, identify key issues from a range of stakeholder viewpoints (in line with our core proposition of impartiality)
  • 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 90-strong team is always on hand.

The company:

  • The Westminster Higher Education Forum is a division 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 in our lively, friendly 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.
  • People who work here are encouraged to develop and take on added responsibilities.

Closing Date: 13 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

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

Website: http://westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

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