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Projects and Events Officer

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours/week) until end of December 2014 with a strong possibility of extension

Salary: £27,900 (per annum)

Location: London

The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) is a growing thinktank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalition of supporters, trade unions, academics and experts to develop and advance alternative policies for today.

Job Description

The Projects and Events Officer will be an integral part of our small busy team, and will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a relevant national programme of events culminating in our annual national conference in November. CLASS are looking for an experienced and highly organised individual with strong policy and political sense and an ability to communicate confidently with a range of high-profile individuals.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver a relevant and engaging programme of events across the country
  • Deal with all event logistics prior and on the day to ensure smooth running.
  • Act as main contact for all speakers, delegates and suppliers
  • Provide general administrative support and project management on additional projects

Person Specification

This role would suit someone with experience of high-level event organisation and the ability to coordinate and deliver successful, meticulously planned events. We are looking for someone with a keen interest in politics, UK public policy and the labour movement who can demonstrate a commitment to the values of CLASS. The ideal candidate will be someone who is able to work well under pressure with minimal supervision, prioritise a busy workload and proactively develop and deliver projects to tight deadlines. We’re a small, busy team so we’re looking for a team-player who’s happy to get stuck in and hit the ground running.

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 6 May 2014

Interviews: Tuesday 13 May 2014

How to apply

For further details and an application form see below. Please return completed application forms to info@classonline.org.uk or alternatively to Class, 128 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8TN, to be received by 5pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.

If you have any queries regarding this position that you would like to discuss call 0207 611 2569 or email info@classonline.org.uk.

The views, policy proposals and comments on this site do not represent the collective views of Class but only the views of the authors.

© Class 2013

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The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) is a new think tank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalition of supporters, academics and experts to develop and advance alternative policies for today.

128 Theobalds Road,
London WC1X 8TN

Email: info@classonline.org.uk
Phone: 020 7611 2569

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