Vacancy: Administration Assistant

IER is recruiting a new Administration Assistant

9 Jan 2023| News

  • Role: Administration Assistant
  • Hours: 35 hours a week.
  • Holidays: 30 days plus public holidays (with additional 5 days after 5 years service)
  • Salary: £22,000.
  • Pension: 9% employer contribution
  • Location: Liverpool office.
  • Responsible to: IER Deputy Director.

The Institute of Employment Rights is looking for a new Administration Assistant to help with the day to day running of the IER office.

This is a great opportunity to contribute your skills to an established and well-respected think tank. Originating in the labour movement, IER works with a broad network of experts including academics, lawyers and trade unionists to produce high quality, authoritative publications and events. The Administration Assistant will play a key role in maintaining the IER’s office administration.

We are looking for an individual with experience in an administration role, who is able to prioritise a busy workload, deliver to tight deadlines and is prepared to travel to support IER at appropriate events. On the job training, mentoring and ongoing support will be provided by the Deputy Director.

This post is based in our Liverpool office, where you will work as part of a small, committed team, reporting to the IER Deputy Director. Office hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm (Monday – Friday). We are, however, happy to discuss alternative working patterns where there is a genuine need.

IER promotes equal opportunities and welcomes applications from qualified persons regardless of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or belief. We also welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities.

Please complete the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms and return both by email to by 12 noon on Friday 10th of February 2023.

Shortlisting will be done by Monday 13th of February and interviews will be held on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd of February.

Download job description, person specification and application form