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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 – 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.

Role spec

Committee structure

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Please apply by the 28 September 2016


Head of Regional Relationships - North West, East of England and South

12 Month Fixed Term Contracts

IoD Nations, Regions and Branches are seeking to fill the three roles of Head of Regional Relationships – North West, Head of Regional Relationships – East of England and Head of Regional Relationships – South. 

These roles will play a leading part in the operational membership retention, volunteer community support & engagement, events team line management, and acquisition sales support in the respective regions. The successful candidates will actively support and champion IoD volunteer communities to provide positive engagement opportunities for IoD members, whilst spearheading the growth and retention of our membership base and our planned growth in sponsorship/income.

The successful applicants will be commercially focussed and have strong personal engagement skills alongside leadership capabilities. They will need to demonstrate a proven track record of sales and income generation and be able to demonstrate ability to work at a senior level. The candidate will need to be an excellent communicator, and have good knowledge of the region and its business structures. 

Role Spec - North West

Role Spec - South & East of England

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Membership & Community Assistant - Internship

Based in Pall Mall, London

3 Month Fixed Term Contract

The role of Membership & Community Assistant reports to the Head of Regions & Branches and this internship provides an excellent opportunity for an outstanding, motivated individual to work in the Regional team of one of the UK’s leading business groups. The role holder will play a key role in delivering the IoD’s Digital, CMS and CRM and support service to stakeholders via responsibility for the day-to-day management of internal membership systems. 

The successful applicant should have an excellent academic record, a strong interest in communications, engagement and events and be able to demonstrate strong research and analytical skills, with an understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods.  

The candidate should display a positive attitude, strong team working skills, excellent inter-personal skills and be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

Role Spec

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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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Treasurer role at IoD Suffolk

Can you make a spreadsheet sparkle? Are you fantastic at forecasting? Do you have a brain for budgets and find economics exhilarating?

Yes? Then this is the role for you!

Taking over from Kieron Blackburn, who will help get you up to speed before his tenure ends, you will handle all our financial planning, provide an insight into event economics and help us manage our costs. There is no cash to handle and the accounting is done by Pall Mall.

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