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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.


Governance Roles 

Council Member

The IoD is looking for candidates with experience in the following areas: [Corporate Governance, Legal/General Council, Public/Policy, Economy/Finance, Membership, Education/Training, Marketing, Strategy, HR, PR/Digital, IT and Property]. Due to the fact that we are recruiting for a high number of Council positions, a wide range of skills are being sought; therefore if you feel that you have relevant and demonstrable experience in any of these, or other areas of expertise, we would welcome your application.

The core capabilities expected of candidates are: corporate governance; strategic oversight; finance skills; the understanding of the differences between management, direction and ownership; the ability to challenge colleagues effectively but constructively; 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. The balance of skills with other Council members will be considered before final selection. We are specifically looking for candidates who are advocates for authentic diversity with a working knowledge of effective governance, set against a passion for the interests of the Institute and its members.

The IoD is keen to appoint Chartered Directors or those familiar with the IoD’s Chartered Director Programme.

  • Please find full job description here
  • Please find role of the Council here.
  • Current Council members can be found here.

All applications should be sent to governance@iod.com


Employee Roles

Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Our Digital Marketing Team has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Digital Marketer. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in developing our Digital Marketing Strategy.

You will be responsible for driving the effectiveness of digital marketing activities and channels, specifically focusing on IoD.com but also extending to the integration and optimisation of other customer facing digital properties. You will be accountable for ensuring the website performs at an optimal level which will be progressed by delivering an excellent digital customer experience. You will be a motivated, creative and outgoing individual who is looking to develop a digital strategy that will help push our digital presence in 2019.

Please find full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Events & Community Manager (West Midlands)

We are hiring for an Events & Community Manager reporting to the West Midlands Regional Director. You will be responsible for supporting local Members and delivering engaging and inspiring Regional events. Your role will be vital in driving and growing our local membership as well as retaining existing members by promoting the IoD services, benefits and Professional Development courses. The successful candidate will be someone with previous experience in event management and content generation as well as a great knowledge of the West Midlands region and its business structures. This is an ideal position if you’re looking for a varied role where you will utilise a full set of skills and have the ability to shape engagement for the Region.

Please find full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Sales Executive - Hospitality

We have a vacancy within our Hospitality Sales Team for a highly motivated individual who wishes to pursue a career within the event world. As one of our Sales Executives, you will be key to selling the venue spaces and arranging events for a wide range of clients. You will work with the client from their initial enquiry to the day of event, ensuring an outstanding seamless customer experience, while maximising sales.

Please find full job description here.

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


Membership Administrators

We have an exciting opportunity within our newly developed Membership Experience Team for motivated and adaptable individuals to join and help shape the future of how we support our Members. 

You will use your excellent communication skills to provide a friendly and welcoming service to our Members. The responsibilities are varied and include processing membership applications, renewals, Direct Debit management, production of membership cards, receipts, invoices and general administration. With a courteous and professional telephone manner, you will be expected to answer all incoming calls promptly and politely, transferring if necessary. One vacancy is specifically focused on Direct Debit processing and the successful applicant for this role will have experience in Direct Debit management, along with a sound knowledge of scheme rules and guidelines.

Please find the job descriptions for these vacancies below:

Membership Administrator (Renewals)

Membership Administrator (DD & Support)

Membership Administrator (Direct Debits)

Membership Services Executive

If there is a role that you wish to specifically apply for please state this in your application. All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.

 


FoH Receptionist

We have an opportunity for a positive and proactive team player to join our busy London team and help us provide an excellent service to our members and guests at all times.

You will use your excellent communication skills to provide a friendly and welcoming environment to our Members and guests, managing queries and member appointments and following procedures to ensure that our high standards are continuously met.

Please find full job descriptions  here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


Examinations Coordinator (Temporary)

We have an opportunity for an individual to join our Professional Development team on a 7 month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave. The Professional Development team is responsible for supporting and promoting the professional development of IoD members through the facilitation of recognised training courses. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the end to end pre examinations process for our qualifications, ensuring that customers receive a high standard of service and an excellent delivery of exams. 

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


Digital Academy Administrator (Temporary)

We have a great opportunity for a platform administrator to join our Professional Development team on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave.

The Professional Development team is responsible for supporting and promoting the professional development of IoD members through the facilitation of recognised training courses. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the quality of the user experience for members and delegates on our ground-breaking platform.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


Content Team Lead

We have a vacancy for a Content Team Leader to join our experienced team of researchers in the Business Information Service. 

You will have varied and important responsibilities when taking on this role including: managing a team of 3 Business Information Officers, providing timely research by answering telephone, e-mail and in-person enquiries on a vast range of business topics, and managing and developing online content for members such as factsheets or briefings for the Institute’s website. 

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.