Head of Public Engagement

Organisation: 
The International Centre for Life
Location: 
Newcastle
Salary: 
Competitive
Application deadline: 
Friday April 26th 2019

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead our science engagement team for a 12 month period for maternity cover. You will have a proven track record in a similar role, be able to hit the ground running and contribute energy and enthusiasm to the team. You will make sure that all science engagement activities for the public are delivered to a high standard and contain strong science content.

This is a one-year contract to assist with maternity cover.  It will include contributing to strategic planning and programming and maintaining strategic alliances and partnerships with cultural and commercial organisations.

The successful candidate will be passionate about science and engagement, take a keen interest in contemporary science and be experienced in making it relevant and accessible. You will ideally hold a good degree in a STEM subject or equivalent qualification/ experience.

Although this is a fixed term contract, this an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to make a mark and potentially take on another role at the end of the maternity cover.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS disclosure check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request.