Benefits of membershipThe IoD is committed to staff training and development. All staff are appraised regularly and new staff receive thorough induction training.

The IoD is an equal opportunities employer, aiming to recruit a diverse range of talented people. We recruit a range of staff in a number of different areas, including: Hospitality, Professional Development, Policy Unit, Support Services (HR, Finance), Marketing, Business Information and Advisory Services, Publications, Commercial and Membership.

As well as a competitive basic salary, IoD employees are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits.

Institute of Directors Non-Executive Director

The IoD is looking for an outstanding candidate to join its Board. The process is being carried out with oversight from the Nomination Committee (a joint Committee of the Board and Council).  The successful candidate will need to have strong intrinsic capabilities in a number of areas which will ensure that they are competent in this role. We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit.

The specific skills sought within the role are:

  • Previous experience of managing/leading an HR team
  • FTSE 250 experience
  • Chaired a Remuneration Committee
  • Experience of dealing with government officials
  • Ability and experience of reporting into the CEO and Chairman

In addition to these specific skills, the candidate is expected to have detailed knowledge of and experience in corporate governance; strategic oversight; finance skills; the understanding of the differences between management, direction and ownership; the ability to challenge colleagues effectively; and an appreciation of the core objects of the IoD. The candidate will also need to demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team.

All positions are not remunerated; however, expenses will be paid in line with our expenses policy.

If you wish to register your interest, please email the Institute Secretary’s Office at 


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