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Reference: 73391

Date Added: 9 November 2019
Closing Date: 8 January 2020

Job Title: Researcher - Westminster Education Forum

Working For: Westminster Forum Projects

Location: Bracknell

Salary: competitive

Job Details

Help produce conferences that help move forward thinking on some of the most important policy issues in education policy being examined by policymakers and stakeholders.

Our events:
• Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial
• Important occasions for policymakers in Parliament, Government and regulatory bodies; teachers, schools, parents and children themselves; academics and businesses.

The role:
• Demanding but rewarding
• Part of a small team working on all aspects of event production
• Following latest policy developments and news from the sector - and researching issues, possible speakers and contacts
• Drafting agendas and promotional text for the seminars
• Liaising with speakers and our Parliamentary chairs
• Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars and receptions held in Westminster and elsewhere in the UK

What we’re looking for:
• A quick learner
• Some solid work experience - in policy, conference production, journalism, public affairs or similar fields
• Bright graduates with exceptional aptitude and professional outlook will also be considered
• Practical focus and passionate about helping achieve our mission of providing policy makers with the context to make best decisions
• Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills
• Ability to assimilate information quickly, identify key issues from a range of stakeholder viewpoints
• Clear, stylish accurate writing is essential

There's a high degree of fast-paced multi-tasking but support from senior editorial staff and rest of the 80-strong team is always on hand.

The company:
• The Westminster Education Forum is a division of Westminster Forum Projects, a market leader in organising impartial, senior-level seminars on public policy
• Our work enjoys considerable support from legislators, government, industry, the third sector, and amongst interest groups
• Based in our lively, friendly head office in Bracknell, Berkshire, with convenient rail and road links, and occasional work in Westminster and other conference locations.
• An expanding organisation with plenty of opportunities for career progression for the right candidates.
• People who work here are encouraged to develop, take on added responsibilities and move up in the organisation.

Closing Date: 8 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply please email your CV and covering letter indicating current salary and why you believe you would be suitable for the role – recruitment@westminsterforumprojects.co.uk 

Website: http://westminsterforumprojects.co.uk

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