Vacancy: Communications Assistant

IER is recruiting a new Communications Assistant

14 Jan 2022| News

  • Role: Communications Assistant
  • Hours: 35 hours a week.
  • Holidays: 30 days plus public holidays (with additional 5 days after 5 years service)
  • Salary: £23,000.
  • Pension: 9% employer contribution
  • Location: Liverpool office.
  • Responsible to: IER Director.

The Institute of Employment Rights is looking for a new Communications Assistant to help deliver our communications strategy.

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 Communications Assistant will play a key role in maintaining the IER’s information output via our website, press, and social media channels.

We are looking for an individual with experience of communications, who is able to work well under pressure, 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 Director and Assistant Director.

This post can be based in our Liverpool office, you will work as part of a small, committed team, reporting to the IER Director. Office hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm. 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.

For more about this role and the person specification, please download the information pack below.

Please complete the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms and return both by email to by 12 noon on Friday 11thth of February 2022.

Shortlisting will be done by the 14th of February and interviews will be held on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd of February via Zoom.

Download job description, person specification and application form