The Investor Relations Society

Professional Development Coordinator

Pay: Competitive

The Investor Relations Society, the UK’s professional body for investor relations, is looking to recruit a new member to support its Executive Team with professional development coordination.

Based at Coleman Street near Bank/Moorgate in The City of London, this permanent, full-time position would be ideally suited to an energetic and enthusiastic individual with a co-ordination, project management or team assistant background. The successful candidate would be working as part of an experienced executive team and the role will primarily involve the planning, marketing and running of our professional development courses, as well as wider administrative duties to support the executive team.  The successful candidate will also be expected to run our senior IR qualification (Diploma) and will therefore need to be confident liaising with senior level IROs.

Job description:

  • Planning the annual calendar of courses and working with the Events Executive to ensure a strong link between courses and events
  • Managing course delivery from start to finish. This will include ensuring content is up to date, making and confirming bookings with delegates, introducing the courses, recording course bookings appropriately, and managing and recording feedback
  • Identifying and co-ordinating speakers/trainers for courses
  • Researching new courses and undertaking competitive analysis
  • Using communications tools and social media to market and promote courses
  • Using the CRM database to target, enrol and manage course delegates
  • Assisting in the broader marketing remit, including maintaining the CRM and helping to manage website content
  • Preparing the agenda and taking minutes of the Society’s Education Committee.
  • Assisting with content for the Society’s membership magazine

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a keen interest in developing their knowledge of the investor relations profession and financial markets
  • Enjoy working in a customer-facing environment as an external face of the Society
  • Have a good and confident writing style
  • Have some familiarity with budgets and forecasting
  • Be a team player who can see their role as an integral part of delivering an overall quality of service on behalf of the Society
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to deliver high quality customer service with a high level of responsiveness

Skills and other experience:

  • Previous experience of running courses or events would be an advantage
  • Experience and good working knowledge of Excel required
  • Assist with course marketing and targeting and maintaining the CRM
  • Note that we operate a hybrid working policy so there will be an expectation for the successful candidate to be office based a certain number of days / weeks

Date posted: 7 January, 2022

Further information

To apply for this role, please send an introdutory email with your CV attached to Laura Hayter at

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