Public Engagement Officer

Organisation: 
The Royal Society
Location: 
London
Salary: 
£29,376 pa

The public engagement team deliver a programme of activities to inspire and enthuse the public about science, including book prizes, festivals, our flagship Summer Science Exhibition, and regional and cultural events. Alongside this, the team plays an important role advocating public engagement as an integral part of research culture, and run training and grant schemes to support researchers taking part in public engagement.

The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Public Engagement Manager and will work closely with fellow members of the marketing and public engagement team, and across multiple internal and external partners to develop and build their projects.

The Royal Society is dedicated to recognising, promoting, and supporting excellence in science, and encouraging the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

The Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant, and life-changing discoveries in scientific history and Royal Society scientists continue to make outstanding contributions to science in many research areas.

To apply, please submit a CV and a covering letter, of no more than one page of A4 paper, outlining the following:

  • Why you would like to work for the Royal Society
  • Why this role specifically appeals to you
  • How your background and skills are suited to this role

Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.

Reports to: Assistant Public Engagement Manager
Line manages: None
Location: Carlton House Terrace, London
Hours: 35 hours per week (including some evening and weekend working)
Pay band: C
Salary: £29,376 per annum, plus unconsolidated allowance of £2,000 per annum

The closing date for applications is 23 November 2018.
Interviews will be held on 6 and 11 December 2018.

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