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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.


IoD - Account Executive (Hospitality)

As our Account Executive, you will be key in providing an integrated service to hospitality clients. You will work with clients from their initial enquiry through all stages and ensure that their use of the facilities the IoD has to offer is optimal.  Liaising closely with members, clients and suppliers, you will ensure a seamless service is experienced. You will be involved in all areas of the Hospitality environment from sales, account management, business development as well as the planning and administration of functions.

With experience gained within a similar role, you will have experience of a sales or hospitality environment and will have come from a customer facing role. You will be accustomed to providing exemplary customer service and have a confident manner. Good administrative and organisations skills along with an ability to work under pressure will be essential for you to succeed in this role.

Please find the full job description here. All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


IoD - Retention Marketing Executive

As our Marketing Executive, you will be key in driving the retention activities to improve our membership retention rates. You will monitor campaigns and implement improvements to ensure a seamless journey for potential members and help to ensure the conversion to members is continuously increased. Liaising closely with the membership marketing team, you will provide an insight and analysis on retention activities, developing strategies to improve the results and encourage higher levels of engagement with the business. You will become a ‘member expert’ and understand the importance of member value and satisfaction, providing creative ideas to ensure that members receive a personalised journey through our digital platforms.

With experience gained within a similar role, you will have experience of email marketing and customer journeys and be accustomed to providing customer analysis and research to increase membership. Confident and approachable, you will liaise effectively with both internal and external stakeholders, providing reports to ensure we continue to encourage membership loyalty. IT literate, you will have experience of using Microsoft Dynamics CRM. 

Please find the full job description here. All applications should be sent to recruitment@iod.com.


IoD Course Leader

Associate contract
UK with some international travel

The Institute of Directors is recruiting associate course leaders who specialise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Corporate governance and board effectiveness
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Strategy
  • Leadership

We are looking for highly experienced directors with excellent facilitation and group management skills to deliver courses that form the IoD’s Chartered Director programme.

You will work closely with the Professional Development team to design and deliver a range of programmes for the IoD’s clients from all sectors and industries worldwide. You will act as ambassador and thought leader for the IoD promoting the importance of continuous professional development. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading professional institute that represents business leaders across the globe and a faculty at the forefront of director development.

Main responsibilities will be to:

  • Deliver and/or design a range of programmes on behalf of the IoD to the highest quality standards including CPD taster workshops, open courses, in-company solutions and consultancy assignments
  • Support the development of existing and new products and services
  • Support the development of existing and new products and services
  • Work closely with the IoD team to identify in-company client requirements and desired outcomes
  • Work with our marketing and PR teams to support the promotion of the IoD Academy
  • Create content for the Digital Academy
  • Attend annual Course Leader and subject meetings
  • Work closely with the client delivery team to maintain a high standard of customer experience and identify new opportunities

Experience and qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an executive, non-executive director and/or in a senior board advisory role (required)
  • Facilitation experience at director level, including the delivery of courses face-to-face and online (required)
  • Highly IT literate and confident using social media/online platforms (required)
  • Experience with assessment methodologies and writing exam questions (highly desirable)
  • Advanced academic qualifications, e.g. Chartered Director, Masters’ degree or PhD (highly desirable)
  • A publications record in the relevant field (highly desirable)

Knowledge and skills required in one or more of the following subjects:

Corporate Governance

  • Clear evidence of a high level of expertise and specialisation in corporate governance and board effectiveness. Evidence may include relevant professional qualifications and membership (e.g. GNDI, ecoDa, ICSA, CFA) and/or a track record in a specialist role in corporate governance (e.g. company secretary or corporate lawyer)
  • In depth knowledge of corporate governance structures in the UK and major international markets
  • Up-to-date awareness of the latest corporate governance reforms and legislation, and their implications for directors

Finance

  • A proven track record in a specialist role in corporate finance e.g. Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Chartered Accountant or Financial Analyst in banking etc.
  • Advanced academic qualifications (e.g. a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Director, Masters’ degree or PhD) are highly desirable
  • An in depth knowledge of finance in the UK and major international markets
  • Up-to-date awareness of the latest financial and accounting reforms and legislation, and their implications for both financial and non-financial directors

Strategy

  • Clear evidence of a high level of expertise in strategy and marketing. Evidence may include relevant academic or professional qualifications/e and a track record in a specialist role in strategy (e.g. strategy consultant, marketing director etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge of business strategy and marketing techniques within the UK and major international markets
  • Up to date awareness of the latest strategic thinking and marketing trends

Leadership

  • In-depth knowledge of leadership, board dynamics, business ethics and stakeholder engagement within the UK and major international markets
  • Up-to-date awareness of best practise and current trends in leadership and related fields

Applications are welcome from all parts of the UK and fluency in languages such Russian, Mandarin or Spanish would be a bonus.

Recruitment for course leaders is ongoing. If you would like to apply, please submit your CV and application form stating which professional areas you are applying for to Kristina.norvidaite@iod.com

Thank you for your interest. We will endeavour to respond to all applications within two weeks.

Download application form here.