Are you looking to advertise a consultation & engagement related vacancy? Vacancy advertising with the Consultation Institute is an effective way of reaching the UK’s public consultation & engagement community. We will not only place your vacancy on our website but will also publish it regularly on our Social Media channels and will include it in our Tuesday Topics (fortnightly). The fee for this service is £149.00 + VAT, for a maximum advertising period of six weeks. For more information on this service, get in touch with Remmert Keijzer on 01767 318350 or

Wanted: New Associates in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

The Consultation Institute is expecting a higher level of activity in these countries over the next 2 years and wishes to supplement its base of over 30 existing Institute Associates, most of whom are based in England. 

Most of our Associates are highly experienced public engagement professionals possessing particular market segment knowledge or particular methodological or thematic  expertise. On occasions, they develop and deliver training, but more frequently provide best practice Advice & Guidance to public bodies or anyone seriously needing to consult key stakeholders or the general public. The Institute has well-proven, world-class methodologies for Quality Assurance, Risk Assessment, Stakeholder management and a host of other tasks for which our clients need help.

If you feel you might be interested, and can work on a freelance basis, but within the Institute’s Associate framework, please complete the form below

Working as an Intern – a great way to learn about public engagement …fast

There can be nowhere better on the planet for seeing the incredible range of public consultations that reflect the social and political events that take place around us. Without exception, young people who have worked with the Institute as a means of getting work experience and exploring how interested they might be in pursuing a career in this fascinating aspects of market research/politics/communications, have obtained excellent positions in the fields of Planning, Health services, management consultancy – and even the Diplomatic Service ….!

For the first half of 2017, we are offering assignments ranging from 6 weeks to 26 weeks on the following subjects

  • The consultation requirements of BREXIT  (most suitable for graduates in political science or European studies)
  • Monitoring NHS and public health consultations in England
  • Developing tools for evaluating the effectiveness of ‘continuous public engagement’
  • An analysis of neighbourhood planning referendums (possibly suitable for Town Planning students)
  • Enhancing our library of Judicial Review judgments and other materials on the Law of Consultation (ideal for a law graduate)

For a preliminary discussion, please contact us using the form below

Part-time Financial Administrator/Credit Controller - Biggleswade

Working in a dynamic office full of enthusiastic Institute staff and coping with the daily comings-and-goings of specialist Associates, clients, trainees attending courses and some of the world’s top experts in public engagement and consultation, this is an environment of much interest. But it needs sound experience of accounting practice, familiarity with modern accounting software and a great communications style.

If other commitments enable you to work up to 16 hours a week, then the hours can be flexible to meet your needs.

For a preliminary discussion, please contact us using the form below

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