Future of London helps build better cities through knowledge, networks and leadership – across disciplines, organisations and sectors. We are the capital’s independent not-for-profit network for regeneration, housing, infrastructure and economic development practitioners, and nearly 4,000 professionals regularly use FoL as a hub for sector intelligence, connection and professional development. We also have a mandate to prepare the next wave of cross-sector city leaders, and have a strong focus on inclusivity in all we do.
We’re always looking for talented individuals with a passion for London and an appetite to grow with our exceptional team and network. See below for details and how to apply. Future of London is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and we actively welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Head of Leadership Development
Permanent, 3-month probation
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date: 18 August 2019
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our small, diverse and fast-moving team in a senior-level role that will shape city leadership now and for future generations and help develop and nurture people who can deliver viable and more equitable places.
You will guide the quality and growth of London’s most sought-after urban professional development courses: Future London Leaders and Leaders Plus. You’ll manage our unique cross-sector senior Mentor Network and the wider FoL family of members and sponsors.
You will explore and market test new course options, working with the team, members and associates and, to support all of this, you’ll also work closely with the CEO and Head of Networks on business development, identifying potential partners, drafting proposals and joining pitches.
The ideal candidate will be as passionate about leadership and professional development as we are, be entrepreneurial in his/her approach, and want to actively help cross-sector practitioners deliver a more liveable London.
You will have a strong track record in programme and professional and/or organisational development, and in building a diverse and effective professional network. You will be an excellent communicator, specifically in public speaking and in written content such as project briefs, bids and online content.
Temporary, eight-week term (September to November)
Rate £100 per day
Closing date: 18 August 2019
FoL delivers a wide variety of events responding to London’s key challenges and priorities. These include seminars, workshops, conferences and site visits across London, engaging with hundreds of people from different disciplines and career levels in FoL’s cross-sector network.
FoL is seeking an Events Intern to join the team during one of its busiest periods. As an Events Intern you will be responsible for providing support at these events (including prep and follow-up) and working closely with the FoL team and associates.
Working with the Head of Networks, you will also assist in maintaining and updating FoL’s customer relationship management system and website, and other administrative duties to support the team.
You will love organising successful events and have a keen eye for detail, thrive in a small, busy team and enjoy meeting people from administrators to CEOs and are known for your diplomacy and professionalism.
Looking for something a bit different?
We’re always on the look-out for talented people. Email us with your CV and cover letter explaining how you can help us build better cities through knowledge, networks and leadership.