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Reference: 74826

Date Added: 3 March 2020
Closing Date: 30 April 2020

Job Title: General Researcher

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell

Charity Number: no

Salary: £18,000-£20,000

Job Details

Help produce conferences that help move forward thinking on some of the most important policy issues being examined by legislators, governments and stakeholders.

We are looking for researchers to work on our sector-leading programme of conferences on policy.

Our events:

Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial
Important occasions for policymakers in governments, parliaments and assemblies, as well as businesses, charity and action groups, professional organisations, 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 chairs
Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars and receptions

What we’re looking for:

Quick learners 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 (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:

Westminster Forum Projects is 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 at conference locations.

Closing Date: 30 April 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

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

Website: https://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/

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