The Investor Relations Society, the UK’s professional body for investor relations, is looking for a new team member to strengthen our delivery of content, courses and events with overall support of membership and the Society’s marketing effort.
We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join us as a permanent member of the executive team. What we need is an able, self-starter who can do a variety of office roles in a supporting capacity for an experienced team that prides itself on team work and now has a vacancy.
The principal role we are looking to fill immediately is a hands-on part in the planning, organisation, marketing and successful delivery of our professional development courses. This will include:
• Working with the Head of Professional Development and other team members
• Day to day responsibility for the professional development programme of courses (about 35-40 per annum)
• Plan annual calendar of courses as executive for the Education Committee
• Work with events executive to ensure link between courses and events
• Manage courses from start to completion including content, on-site presence, course material production, and course feedback process
• Use of the proprietary database to target, enrol and manage course delegates
• Identify and manage speakers/trainers for courses
• Research new courses and undertake competitive analysis
• Use of communications tools and social media to market and promote courses
• Assist in the broader marketing remit, including maintaining the CRM and helping website content management
This is initially a supporting role as part of an existing professional development and marketing team and will be overseen by experienced managers, including our Head of Professional Development and Head of Policy and Communications, who oversees all content.
Key attributes of the role:
• The ideal candidate would have a keen interest in developing their knowledge of capital and financial markets given our target audience comprises investor relations professionals and supporting service providers
• Ability to work in customer facing environment and address the membership of a professional body in the City
• A team player who can see their role as an integral part of delivering an overall quality of service on behalf of the Society
• Experience of working in an office in the City and possibly running courses or events would be advantageous
• A keen attention to detail and quality customer service are most important to a community that puts a premium on responsiveness
We are open to a newcomer to the industry, perhaps seeking a bigger role in the City, to embrace this unique opportunity in which they can expect to develop and grow quickly.
Date posted: 9 March, 2017
If you believe your experience and background matches this brief then please email John Gollifer with your cover letter and CV.