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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 Governance Positions – Council Members

The IoD has recently changed its Constitution in order to make sure it is in the best position to serve its members. As part of the changes, it is looking to appoint one geographically appointed candidate from Wales and three directly appointed candidates, one of whom will be a member under the age of 25.

If you wish to apply for these roles please email your CV (max 2 pages) and cover letter to the Institute Secretaries Office at Within your application, please indicate whether you are applying for the Wales geographically appointed or directly appointed Council positions. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 October.

Council Governance Role

IoD Governance Positions – Member, Accreditation and Standards Committee

At a time of dynamic change within the IoD’s professional development structure, the IoD is seeking new members to join its Accreditation and Standards Committee. The Committee is a sub-committee of the Board.

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Committee structure

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Please apply by the 10 October 2016

Branch Chair

There are currently vacancies for this position in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and Essex.

We are seeking senior, local business leaders to take on the voluntary position of Chairman for the Institute of Directors in Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and 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 their area, 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 upcoming 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 your local area, 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 Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, and Essex branches.

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