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Reference: 85414

Date Added: 4 August 2022
Closing Date: 1 September 2022

Job Title: Assistant to the Director

Working For: Institute for Government

Location: London

Salary: £28,000-£34,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

As part of the Institute’s operations team, and reporting to the Director of Finance and Resources, you will support the very active Director and Deputy Director. This will involve:


• Proactively managing the Director and Deputy Director’s busy diaries
• Making travel arrangements (including for overseas travel where required)
• Processing and submitting expenses claims
• Organising the Institute’s Board and other governance Committee meetings, including:
       o Liaising with Board members and their offices over meetings and other events
       o Preparing and circulating Board and Committee papers
       o Taking minutes in Board and Committee meetings
• Working with colleagues in the research team to manage the flow of draft reports and other
documents to the Director and Deputy Director for feedback
• Preparing briefing materials for internal and external speaking events, with support from the
research team where necessary
• Working with colleagues in the communications team to manage the Director’s social media
(including Twitter) under clear direction
• Drafting letters to government ministers and other senior external stakeholders as required,
tracking responses and following up as needed

Closing Date: 1 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Applications close at 11am on Thursday 1 September 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. We expect these to be held in-person at our
London offices on Friday 9 September or early the following week.

Start date is as soon as notice periods permits.

Application Details

To apply, please complete an online application. More details on this can be found in the job application pack via this link https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/job/assistant-director

Website: https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/

Additional Notes