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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.


Branch Chair - Essex

We currently have a vacancy for a Branch Chair in Essex.

We are seeking a senior, local business leader to take on the voluntary position of Chairman for the Institute of Directors in Essex.

This is a rewarding role bringing with it the opportunity to become “the voice” of the IoD in the local area, and play a key role in leading the Branch Committee in representing the IoD and its members in your area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a willing volunteer to meet IoD members across Essex, to actively contribute to the delivery of a varied, professional events programme, and to have their voice heard as full member of both the branch and regional committees, made up of our engaged branch and regional chair volunteers.

Committee members enjoy a range of additional benefits, including complementary tickets to the prestigious IoD annual convention.

We are interested in recruiting individuals with good communication skills, charisma, an appreciation of good governance, and above all world-class leadership skills and a commitment to improving the conditions for local and National business, in short everything that the IoD stands for. 

You would be the face of the IoD in Essex, with a direct accountability for being the voice of local members; dealing with local media, attending high level functions on behalf of the IoD and being the Ambassador, Leadership model if you will, for the IoD in the county.

The post of Chairman is whatever you could make of it, and you will be supported in this role by 35,000 IoD members nationwide, as well as the Institute itself.

You will be supported by a pool of Committee Ambassadors, mostly already in post, whom are charged with representation for the IoD in such important areas of representative as LEP liaison, Infrastructure and Education. And you will have the support of an administrator, to run the affairs of the Branch and to help put on great quality engagement opportunities for IoD members, to meet and discuss business issues and solutions, with feedback coming directly back into the institute’s leadership team.

This opportunity is open to all members of the Essex branch.

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Branch Chair - Hertfordshire

We currently have a vacancy for a Branch Chair in Hertfordshire.

We are seeking a senior, local business leader to take on the voluntary position of Chairman for the Institute of Directors in Hertfordshire.

This is a rewarding role bringing with it the opportunity to become “the voice” of the IoD in the local area, and play a key role in leading the Branch Committee in representing the IoD and its members in your area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a willing volunteer to meet IoD members across Hertfordshire, to actively contribute to the delivery of a varied, professional events programme, and to have their voice heard as full member of both the branch and regional committees, made up of our engaged branch and regional chair volunteers.

Committee members enjoy a range of additional benefits, including complementary tickets to the prestigious IoD annual convention.

We are interested in recruiting individuals with good communication skills, charisma, an appreciation of good governance, and above all world-class leadership skills and a commitment to improving the conditions for local and National business, in short everything that the IoD stands for. 

You would be the face of the IoD in Hertfordshire, with a direct accountability for being the voice of local members; dealing with local media, attending high level functions on behalf of the IoD and being the Ambassador, Leadership model if you will, for the IoD in the county.

The post of Chairman is whatever you could make of it, and you will be supported in this role by 35,000 IoD members nationwide, as well as the Institute itself.

You will be supported by a pool of Committee Ambassadors, mostly already in post, whom are charged with representation for the IoD in such important areas of representative as LEP liaison, Infrastructure and Education. And you will have the support of an administrator, to run the affairs of the Branch and to help put on great quality engagement opportunities for IoD members, to meet and discuss business issues and solutions, with feedback coming directly back into the institute’s leadership team.

This opportunity is open to all members of the Hertfordshire branch.

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Regional Director - North West Region

The IoD is currently recruiting a Regional Director (North West Region) to act as the professional face and voice of the IoD in the North West Region. Primarily responsible for building the Institute's profile and developing and expanding the membership, key accountabilities will include;

  • To engage with all activities relating to member engagement and be accountable for all member retention activities in the Region
  • To be the credible, progressive face of the IoD in the region and to portray the values of the Institute whilst establishing the IoD as a the voice for business & destination for business leaders in the Region
  • To engage with the National team to inform the local and national strategy
  • To lead the IoD to growth, deliver on agreed metrics and generate revenue to agreed levels through sponsorship & events
  • To develop and maintain productive relationships with key public agencies in the Region, including UKTI, Government Office, and with bodies relevant to, and limited, to IoD membership activity/offering.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the regional business landscape and be able to demonstrate a commitment to the highest service standards. We are looking for a proactive individual who can be a credible face of business representing the IoD. The role holder should be willing to travel throughout the Region, be a strong negotiator and communicator - especially in the marketing and media fields - and have good business connections in the Region. The successful candidate must be IT literate with a current driving licence and access to a car.

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