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Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £32,000 - £35,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Public Relations team have an opportunity for a Senior PR & Press Officer to join them on a permanent basis to raise the voice and impact of the CIPD in media and wider communications activities in pursuit of its core purpose: championing better work and working lives. This is an exciting time to join the CIPD. The world of work is constantly evolving and the CIPD is at the heart of important debates around the future of work, the ‘good work’ agenda and key workplace issues such as skills, inclusion, executive pay and well-being. You will be able to quickly respond to breaking news with strong writing skills and a good understanding of print, broadcast and digital media. As part of our brand and communications team you will also play a key role in creating and delivering campaigns that reach a range of stakeholders and help achieve our purpose of championing better work and working lives for the benefit of individuals, organisations, economies and society.

Key responsibilities

  • Maximising media coverage and key message delivery for core CIPD activities, to support the CIPD’s strategic priorities and research and policy agenda 
  • Managing our in-house media training programme 
  • Building productive relationships with HR trade, national and business journalists (print, online and broadcast) 
  • Responsible for designing and delivering an active programme that targets bloggers, online influencers and podcast channels in order to maximise coverage opportunities for the CIPD 
  • Working with the PR manager, and, as appropriate, members of the management team and social media team to protect and enhance the reputation of the CIPD 
  • Creating and delivering integrated communications campaigns to support the CIPD’s wider strategic objectives 
  • Managing incoming media enquiries, ensuring journalists receive a prompt and efficient response 
  • Ensuring that the online press office is an up-to-date resource for the media, CIPD members and other visitors to the 
  • Monitoring and evaluating CIPD press coverage 
  • Proactively placing and writing articles for a variety of media 
  • Preparing and running the on-site conference press offices for the new Festival of Work and the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 
  • Building strong working relationships with third party stakeholders, including both commercial and strategic partners - such as the publishing team behind the CIPD’s monthly magazine People Management and our quarterly journal Work.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • An excellent writer and communicator, able to create compelling copy for a range of audiences and channels 
  • Significant experience in media relations 
  • Has a strong awareness of media and non-media influencers with good contacts in the national media 
  • Able to work well under pressure in an often fast-paced environment, juggling competing deadlines and shifting priorities at short notice 
  • Able to provide consultancy to the rest of the organisation including the senior management team 
  • A real team player able to work across a number of teams in the business 
  • A strong work ethic with a commitment to excellence and results 
  • Able to represent the organisation when working with partners and suppliers 
  • Has a good understanding of social media and website analytics 
  • Experience of working in a policy environment or for a membership organisation (desirable) 
  • Experience of content management systems (desirable)

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £19,000 - £22,500

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Marketing team have an opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to join them on a permanent basis. You will provide pro-active and efficient campaign support to this busy marketing team, working across a range of integrated marketing campaigns.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Marketing Manager and Marketing Executives to deliver marketing campaigns and plans 
  • Schedule and coordinate marketing activity across all channels by liaising with relevant internal teams 
  • Analyse campaigns in order to provide the Marketing team with a holistic view of all activities and the impact that they’re having on business objectives and targets 
  • Monitor competitor activity as and when required and share key findings 
  • Manage the delivery process of email campaigns by effectively uploading copy into the relevant templates, matching data, supporting the testing process and providing timely updates on campaign effectiveness such as open rates, click-through rates etc 
  • Support the team in developing marketing collateral and copy (on and offline) that is dynamic, innovative, relevant and engaging 
  • Ensure content is up-to-date and positioned effectively on all relevant areas of the website and ecommerce platforms 
  • Support the team to identify and select target groups for email and direct mail campaigns by supplying clear data requests to the Data Insights team 
  • Attend events to provide logistics and marketing support on occasion 
  • Provide administrative support to the team as and support other marketing teams campaigns

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Of graduate calibre (marketing degree or relevant business degree) committed to developing marketing career 
  • A CIM and/or IDM professional qualification, e.g. CIM Certificate in Marketing, or a willingness to study for a professional marketing qualification is desirable 
  • Good understanding of all the elements of the marketing mix, with awareness for the latest marketing techniques and practices 
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills are essential together with a flexible attitude to work in order to manage multiple projects to time, cost and quality 
  • Be a strong team player with outstanding interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills with a collaborative approach to work 
  • Have excellent computer literacy including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Office, as well as being familiar with web technologies (e.g. content management systems) and databases 
  • Previous marketing experience at this level is desirable 
  • Previous experience of marketing in a membership organisation and/or experience of disseminating information to a professional audience is desirable

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £29,000 - £34,000 

We’re the professional body for HR and people development. We’re an independent, not-for-profit organisation and we exist to make work and working lives better. We have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to our members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people. What’s more, we also walk the walk. We’re passionate about developing our people and offer a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits, such as 28 days holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours. Join us to make a real difference to the world of work.

The Role

Our Marketing team are looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join them on a permanent basis. You’ll join a 40-strong in-house Marketing team and you’ll be responsible for planning and delivering marketing campaigns to drive membership and revenue.

You will be one of 10 Marketing Executives responsible for campaign delivery. You will manage multiple integrated campaigns and work as part of a busy, professional marketing team.

You will design and deliver campaign plans using analysis and testing to identify the most effective approaches. Through our Salesforce CRM system, you will select your target groups from our extensive database. You’ll set and manage budgets and evaluate campaigns to improve effectiveness.

Activities and channels may include email, social media, print and online advertising, outbound calling, direct mail, newsletters, content marketing, webinars, events, enquiry capture and follow up. You will write compelling copy and develop segmented messaging to improve your results.

You’ll work closely with other parts of the marketing team including design, data and analysis, social media, brand, PR and corporate communications. You’ll liaise directly with stakeholders across the business and external partners.

Experience of direct and digital marketing over several years are both essential for this role, as are strong planning and campaign management skills. You will be of graduate calibre, ideally a CIM postgraduate or equivalent.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s most respected professional bodies and work in a large, professional marketing team.

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience of:

1. Direct and digital marketing

2. Planning marketing campaigns.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - £31,000 - £35,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Public Affairs Officer to work with our Public Policy team and colleagues internally to develop and deliver ways to maximise the external profile of the CIPD amongst important stakeholders in the world of work, including policy makers, politicians, civil servants, business leaders, senior CIPD members, think tanks and other influencers.

We’re looking for a candidate with strong, demonstrable knowledge of UK politics and Parliament, and possessing an interest in the policy landscape affecting the world of work such as the ‘good work’ agenda, corporate governance, health and wellbeing, and diversity & inclusion. Experience of working in a political, parliamentary and/or public affairs environment, managing a diverse workload and completing projects to deadlines is essential. You’ll have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to develop good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally.

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the development and delivery of our overall public affairs stakeholder engagement strategy 
  • Sitting on internal cross-team working groups to formulate policy campaigns in line with strategic objectives 
  • Advocacy of the CIPD and HR/L&D profession to policy makers, politicians, civil servants and other audiences to inform and influence wider debate around the world of work 
  • Daily political horizon-scanning and parliamentary monitoring, identifying and tracking public policy developments to ensure CIPD capitalise on opportunities to further our public policy goals 
  • Project managing consultation and parliamentary inquiry responses with relevant policy advisers and seeking input from our members 
  • Managing and growing a network of key member and employer stakeholder contacts that we can specifically utilise to involve in collaborative policy and campaign activities

As part of your application, please submit your CV and a 500-word cover letter detailing how your knowledge and experience fulfil the job criteria.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 12 month maternity cover
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - Circa £55,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 145,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Public Policy team have an opportunity for a Diversity and Inclusion Adviser to join them, covering a period of maternity leave. You will provide comprehensive public policy and HR practice expertise to the CIPD to enable the Institute to take a forward focused leadership and insight position on diversity and inclusion.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as adviser in the area of diversity and inclusion providing insight and leadership in all aspects of the subject to internal and external customers 
  • Responsible for agreeing appropriate objectives and areas of focus for CIPD’s public policy work on diversity and inclusion and leading research and dissemination activity on these issues 
  • Work collaboratively to carry out/manage research projects so as to produce outputs that are delivered on time and within budget to the agreed customer needs 
  • Plan and undertake dissemination activities to ensure maximum impact for all areas of research in line with agreed performance measures 
  • Contribute to the development of the CIPD’s professional standards framework 
  • Work with other CIPD departments to disseminate CIPD knowledge and information outputs through all of the relevant internal channels to the widest possible audiences 
  • Contribute to the conferences organised by the Institute by generating programme ideas, identifying speakers, and facilitating seminars 
  • Work with the CIPD Press Office to maximise media coverage for our work 
  • Develop on a continuing basis personal knowledge in the field and to advise CIPD members, staff and other stakeholders on issues related to diversity and inclusion 
  • Manage the relevant CIPD forum, including working with colleagues, events administration team and forum committee members to develop the event programme 
  • Set up and maintain a wide ranging external network of contacts

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Of graduate calibre and/or have substantial people management experience 
  • It is desirable, but not essential, that they be members of the CIPD and/or have a post-graduate qualification in their areas of specialist expertise 
  • A good understanding of the key issues of the moment and able to give clear leadership and insight on latest thinking in their particular field of expertise and an in depth understanding of how these fit into wider HR practice issues 
  • Ability to represent the Institute in public, sometimes at the highest level 
  • Disseminating via speaking on public platforms and doing written and broadcast interviews are a key requirement
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • An analytical mind and the ability to relate to, and get the best out of, a wide range of colleagues and other stakeholders 
  • In addition, the work involves carrying out research and/or commissioning and managing the successful delivery of research projects, sometimes conducting a range of projects simultaneously. Project management skills and exploratory research skills are required, together with the ability to manage a complex and demanding workload 
  • A high degree of initiative, drive and self-discipline is required, together with the ability to work as part of a team 
  • A good understanding of how their area expertise fits into the wider CIPD strategic direction and how they can contribute across the CIPD is essential

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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