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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.

Communications Marketing Assistant – North West

IoD North West is offering an exciting all-round communications role for a brilliant, hard-working, problem-solving individual.

The role will include driving all elements of communications including:

  • Social media
  • Newsletters
  • Basic design
  • Video-making
  • Directly contacting our members by email and phone – all with a view to raising awareness and interest in of our activity across the region.

If you are looking to gain lots of experience, meet great North West business leaders, and be given responsibility very quickly, then this role could help to catapult your career.

Please find the full job description here. All applications should be sent to

Non-Executive Directors

In today’s increasingly turbulent and ambiguous world, it is essential that the IoD plays its pivotal role in supporting the entrepreneurs, CEO’s and leaders of our world-leading businesses and national institutions. This is a unique opportunity to bring your creativity and drive to benefit UK PLC, to ensure the IoD delivers the support, representation and professional development that its members need to fulfil their vital roles.

As a member of the main board, you will work in partnership with fellow members and the Chair to shape strategy, maximise objectivity and deliver effective governance to bring the constructive challenge needed to constantly drive innovation and performance. Drawing upon your complementary expertise and strong commercial experience, you will provide sector and functional insights to enhance the diversity of thought, to ensure the Institute is truly representative of its members.

Your compelling experience in a senior leadership role at executive or board level will be supported by your ability to deliver tangible results, ideally drawn from your experience across finance, digital/technology or change management. You will also be an advocate for authentic diversity with a working knowledge of effective governance, set against a passion for the interests of the Institute and its members.

With a commitment of six meetings per year, through this, you will play a pivotal role in delivering a lasting impact for the future of British enterprise regionally, nationally and internationally.

For an informal discussion or further information please contact the IoD’s retained search partner, Mullwood Partnership, on 0207 118 0608.

The IoD is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and diversity in the workplace. Applications are encouraged from all representative groups. Applications will be considered and appointments made solely on merit. To apply for the role, please send your CV to

Closing date for applications is 21st November 2018.

Please click here for a copy of the Candidate brief.

Events & Community Manager (West Midlands)

We are hiring for an Events & Community Manager reporting to the West Midlands Regional Director. You will be responsible for supporting local Members and delivering engaging and inspiring Regional events. Your role will be vital in driving and growing our local membership as well as retaining existing members by promoting the IoD services, benefits and Professional Development courses. The successful candidate will be someone with previous experience in event management and content generation as well as a great knowledge of the West Midlands region and its business structures. This is an ideal position if you’re looking for a varied role where you will utilise a full set of skills and have the ability to shape engagement for the Region.

Please find the full job description here. All applications should be sent to

Intellectual Property, Trademarks & data Protection (Legal) Advisor on the Directors’ Advisory Service

We have vacancies for Advisors as part of our Directors’ Advisory Service. This is a self-employed contract that allows for flexibility and requires expertise in the running of both small and large companies, in order to provide advice on subject areas to IoD members.

You would need to commit to a regular two to four hour session per week at Pall Mall and would be helping members either in person or over the phone. Advisors most importantly need to be good listeners with an ability to lead members towards solving their own problems.

Please find the full job description here. All applications should be sent to with the reference DAS/IP by the closing date of 31 July.