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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

External Affairs Officer

IPPR is looking to recruit an External Affairs Officer based in IPPR’s Communications team, which works to ensure that IPPR has impact and influence across a wide range of audiences. You will work closely with colleagues to plan, develop, coordinate and deliver IPPR communications across a range of channels. You will have a particular focus on events and corporate partnerships.

You will carry out a range of tasks aimed at building IPPR’s profile, achieving impact and influence for our work.

The primary focus of the role will be to assist the External Affairs Manager with the planning and implementation of IPPR events programmes; this will include the logistical and administrative aspects of events management; liaising with sponsors and other stakeholders; assisting with marketing activity, design and branding of events, networking and representational work.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of successfully delivering complex and high profile events, excellent administrative and IT skills; a dynamic approach to problem solving and respond pro-actively to changes in work priorities; excellent communication skills and the interest and knowledge in public affairs and public policy.

As part of our commitment to flexible working we will consider a range of options for the successful applicant to fill the post. All options can be discussed at interview stage.

IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research) is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For an information pack and application form please download from above.  Completed applications should be returned to applications@ippr.org quoting the job title or REF: EAO/JAN.  Please do not send CVs.

In order to complete your application please also complete IPPR’s equal opportunities monitoring form

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am Monday 8 January 2018.  Interviews will be held w/c 15 January 2018.