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Reference: 76797

Date Added: 17 December 2020
Closing Date: 16 January 2021

Job Title: Researcher - Media, Technology and Creative Industries Researcher

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job Details

Help produce conferences on key policy issues in media, technology and the creative industries that help move forward thinking for legislators, government and regulators including Ofcom, ICO, IPO and the ASA.

Please see the Westminster Media Forum and Westminster eForum sections on our website for further details on the current programme

Our events:
• Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial; and
• Important occasions for policymakers in government, parliament as well as those working in the technology, telecoms, media, and creative industries, professional organisations, businesses, academics, and others that are interested in or affected by the issues.

The role:
• Demanding but very rewarding - in a company that is commercially focused and growing, but with a strong ethical heart;
• Part of a small busy team working on all aspects of event production;
• Following latest policy developments and news from the sector - and researching issues, emerging trends, possible speakers and contacts;
• Drafting agendas and promotional text for the seminars;
• Liaising with speakers and chairs; and
• 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;
• We will also consider bright graduates with exceptional aptitude and professional outlook;
• 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); and
• Clear, stylish accurate writing is essential;
• Knowledge of the technology, telecoms and media sector or an interest in these areas is preferable but not essential.

There's a high degree of fast-paced multi-tasking but support from senior editorial staff and the rest of the team is always on hand.

Closing Date: 16 January 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

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

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

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