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

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

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

Membership & Community Assistant - Internship

Based in Pall Mall, London

3 Month Fixed Term Contract

The IoD is the UK’s number one organisation for business leaders.  Our membership base is comprised of approximately 34,000 individual business leaders and is spread across the country. In order to support each individual and promote business excellence in every locale, the IoD Regional network was created.

At the local level, each community is operated by a Regional/branch team ready to support and aid businesses with local advice, and all member resources available to them. Each Region hosts a number of key events for members monthly, facilitating meetings between local decision makers and creating a genuine business influence in the community.

The role of Membership & Community Assistant reports to the Head of Regions & Branches and this internship provides an excellent opportunity for an outstanding, motivated individual to work in the Regional team of one of the UK’s leading business groups. The role holder will play a key role in delivering the IoD’s Digital, CMS and CRM and support service to stakeholders via responsibility for the day-to-day management of internal membership systems. 

The successful applicant should have an excellent academic record, a strong interest in communications, engagement and events and be able to demonstrate strong research and analytical skills, with an understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods.  

The candidate should display a positive attitude, strong team working skills, excellent inter-personal skills and be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

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