Engagement Officer (Wales-Cardiff)

Department: Public Engagement
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: £26,173 - £27,481
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a proactive, creative thinker to join our Wales Outreach and Engagement programme as an Engagement Officer.

The role

This is an exciting role that will be responsible for:

  • Implementing a programme of public engagement in Wales, aligning this work with the Institute’s national and regional strategies
  • Working closely with the IOP Wales committee to help them achieve their objectives and maintain alignment with the Institute’s strategy
  • Organising events, coordinating volunteers, managing logistics and developing new outreach and engagement activities

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 an Engagement Officer. The ideal candidate may have a degree in sciences 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.

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.

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.

Contract Type: 3 years Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £26,173 - £27,481

Hours: 35 Hours
Grade: C

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

Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Fixed Term
Closing date for applications: Monday 1 April 2019 Interviews to be held: Week beginning 21 April 2019

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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