Westminster Forum Projects

We are continuing to organise full-scale virtual conferences which retain all the features of physical seminars, including full programmes, presentations with slides, panel discussions and live delegate questions and comments sessions, person-to-person and group networking, and a permanent record provided to all delegates afterwards. New events are coming on to our conference programme all the time, so there are plenty of opportunities to join us if you haven’t already, from wherever you are.
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Education policy – Conference Research Assistant

Apply by: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Level:

Help produce conferences on key policy issues in education including the early years, schools and children’s services that help move forward thinking for legislators, government and regulators including Ofsted, Ofqual, the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and the Social Mobility Commission.

Please see the Westminster Education Forum section on our website for further details on the current programme.


Our policy conferences:

  • Currently taking as full online conferences;
  • Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial; and
  • Important occasions for policymakers in government, parliament as well as those working in the education sector, professional organisations, businesses, academics, and others that are interested in or affected by the issues.

 

The role:

  • Demanding but very rewarding - in a company that is commercially focused and growing, but with a strong ethical heart;
  • Part of a small busy team working on all aspects of event production;
  • Following latest policy developments and news from the sector - and researching issues, emerging trends, possible speakers and contacts;
  • Drafting agendas and promotional text for the seminars;
  • Liaising with speakers and chairs; and
  • Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Quick learners who can hit the ground running;
  • Some solid work experience - in policy, conference production, journalism or public affairs;
  • We will also consider bright graduates with exceptional aptitude and professional outlook;
  • 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 - and quick to learn;
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly, identify key issues from a range of stakeholder viewpoints (in line with our core proposition of impartiality); and
  • Clear, stylish accurate writing is essential;
  • Knowledge of the education sector.

 

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

The company:

  • Westminster Forum Projects is a market leader in organising impartial, senior-level seminars on public policy, growing consistently for more than 15 years;
  • Our work enjoys considerable support from legislators, government, professional bodies, industry, the third sector, and amongst interest groups;
  • Plenty of opportunities for career progression; and
  • People who work here are encouraged to develop, take on added responsibilities and move up in the organisation.
  • Our work is based at home with occasional face to face meetings


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