Public Engagement Officer

Department: Outreach and Engagement
Location: Caledonian Road, London
Salary: Up to 32,000
Job Advert Description:

programme as a Public Engagement Officer.

The role

This is an exciting role that will be responsible for

  • Developing and delivering new public engagement and outreach activities
  • Developing relationships and partnerships with community groups
  • Ensuring effective communications
  • Requires working outside and some weekends, as well as the occasional overnight stay
  • Supporting science communicators

 

Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed within the job description.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive and dependable team player to join us as a Public Engagement Officer. The ideal candidate will have a degree in physics or equivalent professional experience. You should also be computer literate, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 

 

You should have excellent organisational skills and the ability to positively communicate with others. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and experience working in science communication. You will be driven for results, taking responsibility for managing and measuring your work. You will need to be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of all customers and partners.

 

A relevant qualification in science communication would be beneficial but is not essential.

 

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  We are writing a new five-year strategy, with an integral part of the current strategy completed which was our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross. Our offices are close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, and we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: up to £32,000
Grade: C

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2019
Interview date: 11 April 2019

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 31 March 2019 Interviews to be held: Friday 12 April 2019

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