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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If you’re already booked on, joining instructions can be accessed from five working days before your conference via the booking dashboard. Need help? You can contact our Delegate Relations team at delegate.relations@forumsupport.co.uk or by calling the above number.

Energy Policy - Conference Research Assistant

Apply by: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Level:

We are looking for an ambitious, organised research assistant to help produce conferences - focused on energy industry market development, regulation, policy and related issues - as part of the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum team.

Please see our website for further details on currently publicised future conferences.

 

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
  • We all work based at home with occasional face to face meetings.

 

Our events:

  • Constructive, inclusive, challenging and strictly impartial
  • Important occasions for legislators across the UK, government policy officials and regulators - as well as businesses, environmental groups, researchers and analysts, legal and financial experts, local authorities and community organisations, and others who are interested in or affected by the important current and emerging issues being examined

 

The opportunity:

  • Making a career in a demanding but very rewarding environment - in a company that is commercially focused and growing, but with a strong ethical heart
  • Researching issues, emerging trends, possible speakers and contacts across the policy landscape to a brief
  • Helping make sure conferences are as up-to-date, relevant and inclusive as possible, with no interested parties left out of discussing important developments
  • Drafting agendas, invitations to delegates and speakers, and text for our website
  • Liaising with speakers and Parliamentary chairs
  • Attending and contributing to the smooth operation of our seminars and receptions - online, in Westminster and elsewhere in the UK.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Solid work experience - in policy, conference production, journalism, public affairs or similar fields
  • Quick learners - interested in the policy process and with a specific focus energy policy and regulation - able to hit the ground running
  • Insightful thinkers, with creativity and a knack for seeing opportunities for discussion - as well as being keen followers of news and current events
  • Clear, stylish, accurate writing - and great overall communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management
  • A can-do attitude, strong sense of responsibility, and natural willingness to help colleagues
  • Bright graduates - with exceptional aptitude and a professional outlook - will also be considered

 

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 job comes with plenty of opportunities for career progression - people who work here are encouraged to develop, take on added responsibilities and move up in the organisation.

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.