Congress Co-Chair

  • Status : Four year term
  • Salary : Voluntary role
  • Closing date : 16/11/2023
  • Interview date : 28/11/2023

Overview of the role

We are looking for a new Co-Chair to lead and shape the programme and content for our International Congress. Working alongside another Co-Chair and the Congress Executive, the Congress Co-Chair is responsible for delivering a high-quality and balanced congress programme representative of the specialty and those that work within it. If you are passionate about bringing the best of psychiatry to the International Congress programme and have a track record in working on successful large conferences and events, we’d love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities

The two Congress Co-Chairs have joint responsible between them for the content and programme of International Congress including chairing and overseeing the Congress Advisory Board. They work closely alongside the College staff team and the Associate Dean for Advanced Learning and Conferences and be responsible for supporting the College team in making day-to-day decisions which contribute to making the Congress a success.

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this post, please submit a CV and a covering letter demonstrating experience (one A4 side) to

For any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Jessica Letters, Head of Events on or 0208 618 4164.

Please see the full JD for this role.

Closing date: Thursday 16 November at 5pm

Interview date: Tuesday 28 November (Morning) online via Microsoft Teams/Zoom

Interviews are likely to be around 30 minutes and it is unlikely that we would be able to offer an alternative date.

The successful candidate will be invited to attend the online Congress Advisory Board Meeting on Wednesday 6 December from 1.30pm-3pm and attendance would be welcomed.

The College values a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

Congress co-chair JD 2023