Executive Assistant to the Director

Institute for Government

  • Team: Operations
  • Salary: £28,000-£34,000, based on skills and experience.
  • Location: London, with the option to work from home for up to two days a week.
  • Closing: 11:00am, 1st Sep 2022 BST

Job Description

The Institute for Government is inviting applications for an Executive Assistant to the Director (Job Reference: OPE2211), starting as soon as possible.

As part of the Institute’s operations team, and reporting to the Director of Finance and Resources, you will support the very active Director and Deputy Director. This will involve:

  • Proactively managing the Director and Deputy Director’s busy diaries

  • Making travel arrangements (including for overseas travel where required)

  • Processing and submitting expenses claims

  • Organising the Institute’s Board and other governance Committee meetings, including liaising with Board members and their offices over meetings and other events; preparing and circulating Board and Committee papers; and taking minutes in Board and Committee meetings

  • Working with colleagues in the research team to manage the flow of draft reports and other documents to the Director and Deputy Director for feedback

  • Preparing briefing materials for internal and external speaking events, with support from the research team where necessary

  • Working with colleagues in the communications team to manage the Director’s social media (including Twitter) under clear direction

  • Drafting letters to government ministers and other senior external stakeholders as required, tracking responses and following up as needed

For full details, including a person specification, please read the job application pack available on our website.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 1st Sep 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 1st Sep 2022