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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.

Accreditation and Standards Committee and Assessment Committee

The IoD is currently seeking to appoint new members to its Accreditation and Standards Committee and Assessment Committee. There are two vacancies on each committee.

Accreditation and Standards Committee

The Accreditation and Standards Committee (“ASC”) is a committee of the Board and is responsible for approving and overseeing the educational standards/competencies for directors and boards and the methods by which directors can be assessed on these. It is also responsible for independent assurance of the Chartered Director programme and ensures that the integrity of the professional standards for candidates is conducted, maintained and protected in line with the Charter Objectives.

We are seeking individuals with:

  • Experience of assessment or course development in a professional body with awarding powers;
  • A working knowledge of the environment and of developments in professional education;
  • Subject expertise in one or more of the IoD’s Certificate modules (finance, corporate governance, strategy and marketing) acquired via academic and/or professional experience;
  • Knowledge of (or a willingness to learn the basics of) the IoD’s Professional Development assessment structure and processes; and
  • Ability to build effective relationships within and outside the Committee and across the IoD.

Assessment Committee

The Assessment Committee (“AC”) is a sub-committee of the ASC.  The AC has responsibility for the overall quality assurance of the Chartered Director examination and assessment processes. The Committee is also responsible for ensuring standards are maintained and candidates receive reliable and consistent results throughout their journey towards becoming a Chartered Director.

We are seeking individuals with:

  • Experience of assessment methodology and quality assurance of assessment processes;
  • A working knowledge of the environment and of developments in professional education;
  • Influencing skills to bring innovation, sound judgement and energy to the Committee; and
  • Ability and willingness to build effective relationships within and outside the Committee and across the IoD.

This role will be both challenging and rewarding as you will be contributing towards improving the professional development of directors and business leaders across the country.

Time commitment: each Committee meets 3 times a year in London. Committee members will be expected to commit at least 3 half days per year in London and a few hours electronically to committee business.

Tenure: Committee members are appointed for an initial term of three years and are eligible for re-appointment for a second term of three years.  Appointment for a third term will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Remuneration: in accordance with the IoD’s Constitution, positions on Board/Council/Committees are not remunerated; however, expenses will be paid in line with the IoD’s expenses policy.

IoD Membership: candidates must either be existing members of the IoD or prepared to become a member on appointment to a Committee.

Please note: conflict of interests (actual or perceived) may prevent an individual from serving on a committee or taking part in discussions at meetings. This will be determined at the discretion of the Institute Secretary and Chairman of the Committee.

Please find attached for your information the terms of reference for both committees.

Accreditation & Standards Committee

Assessment Committee

If you would like to be considered for these roles, please send your CV and short covering letter, setting out why you would be suitable for the role to

The deadline for submitting your CV and cover letter to apply for the roles is Sunday 11 March 2018. Interviews are scheduled to take place from mid-March 2018.

The IoD values and promotes diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity; all appointments are made on merit.

Regions and Branches Office Administrator

London based

The IoD nations, regions and branches team is responsible for all aspects of the IoD's region and branch network including the operational management of regional premises for IoD Members and regional marketing/website and email management.

The team is now recruiting for a junior/ trainee role to be based in head office to take on responsibility for supporting the team to provide telephone support, admin and digital, web and event support, create and monitor all regular R&B reporting to members, support the management of online communities, website & social media administration, including updating & overseeing R&B department web space quality and management and finance support such as submitting invoices on IPOS financial system.

This is a varied role that offers a great opportunity to develop skills and experience in office admin, customer service and digital.

A full Job description and person spec can be downloaded here. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

IoD Events Marketing Assistant

The IoD Events team is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual for the role of Events Marketing Assistant. The role will involve supporting the marketing of our events programme which includes a mixture of pay-to-attend conferences, roadshows, roundtable discussions, dinners and awards.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

If you wish to apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter to