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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, Content, Digital and Membership.

As well as a competitive basic salary, IoD employees are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits, which we will be happy to discuss with you when applying. There is a focus on opportunities for employee learning and development as part of a general learning culture with thorough well planned induction training, regular Performance Reviews and monthly 'Lunch & Learns'.

Our current vacancies are listed below. All queries and applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.

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National Director - Scotland

We are currently recruiting for the vacancy of National Director - Scotland and looking for an individual who will be a champion for Scotland’s business community.

You will have the opportunity to help create and lead the agenda for Scotland, linked closely to our overall UK strategy for growth, lead a great team based at our headquarter office in Edinburgh, and build on great foundations for the future. If you believe you possess the right mix of skills and experience coupled with high levels of drive and enthusiasm, we look forward to receiving an application from you.

Please find the full job description here and further information on the opportunity on our advising consultants' website

All applications should be sent to douglasadam@livingstonejames.com.


Hospitality Sales Executive

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 the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Finance Business Partner

An opportunity has arisen within our Finance Team for a flexible and reliable individual, who has a ‘can do’ attitude and will act as the key conduit between the main non membership commercial operations (Professional Development, Professional Standards and Cost Centres) and the Finance team.

This is an excellent opportunity for finance professionals looking to work within commercial operations delivering business benefit. If you are numerically articulate and analytical strong with accountancy experience, this may be the new challenge you are looking for.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Deputy Director Policy

We have an exciting opportunity within our high-profile policy team for a positive and professional individual to play a significant role in delivering the IoD’s policy goals. 

You will use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to represent the IoD’s members to policy makers and to encourage a climate favourable to entrepreneurial activity and wealth creation, in addition to promoting high standards and appropriate regulation of corporate governance in the UK.

Please find the full job description here.

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com 


Corporate Governance Policy Advisor

We have an exciting opportunity within our high-profile policy team for a positive and professional individual to contribute towards the IoD’s Royal Charter objective to promote, for the public benefit, high levels of professional competence and integrity on the part of directors.

You will use excellent research and analytical skills to develop policy for the IoD on the law and regulation of corporate governance and communicate this perspective to key stakeholders, aiming to bring about positive change for corporate governance in the UK.

Please find the full job description here.

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Programme Coordinator (Professional Development) FTC

We have an opportunity available to join our Client Delivery team within IoD Professional Development. Our team is responsible for providing service excellence for IoD members and clients through the delivery of globally-recognised professional development solutions.

The successful candidate will be covering a period of maternity leave until a likely date of February 2020. The role looks to work closely with the Programme Manager, our clients and suppliers to support the delivery of bespoke and customised in-company solutions.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Student Membership Administrative Internship

Our annual Student Membership Internship has now opened for applicants. This is a fantastic 12 month opportunity and is ideal for a student undertaking a placement year as part of their course.

The role provides administrative support for the Student Membership team and is tasked with building effective relationships across all IoD departments to ensure our student members are communicated with in a timely and effective manner and receive valuable national engagement.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Professional Development Operations Manager

We have another exciting opportunity available to join our Client Delivery team within IoD Professional Development. Our team is responsible for providing service excellence for IoD members and clients through the delivery of globally-recognised professional development solutions.

The successful candidate will manage the continuous improvement of the Professional Development customer experience by developing internal systems and processes to effectively deliver IoD courses and qualifications. The role has line management duties of the entire operations team and supports the Head of Professional Development with key strategic projects and initiatives within or HR team.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com


Nations Administrative Assistant

IoD Scotland is offering an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and creative team player to help us provide an outstanding service to 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 events administration, the management of room hire, supporting the National Director as required and providing administrative and membership support.

Please find the full job description here

All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com