Marketing Communications and Events Officer (Learning and Skills - FTC)

Department: Communications and Marketing
Location: 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU - Flexible
Salary: up to £29,000 (depending on experience)
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a highly organised and proactive Marketing Communications and Events Officer (Learning and Skills) to work on the development and delivery of marketing campaigns and events for recruiting physics teachers into Initial Teacher Learning and Skills (ITE).  


Ultimately, helping us in our mission to transform the physics landscape for the UK and Ireland, and ensure a thriving physics ecosystem that contributes to innovation, discovery, research, growth and debate in the UK, Ireland and beyond. We are very proud of our innovative strategyand you can watch this filmfor more information about our work. 


What is it like working at the IOP? 

The IOP is a friendly and ambitious organisation. Inclusion and diversity are central to our work and we have a ‘work anywhere’ policy to make working at the IOP as flexible as possible. Looking after our colleagues and supporting them in life and work is our priority, ensuring they can live their best lives, with competitive salaries and generous benefits. 


The Role 

The post holder will be responsible for working with the Marketing Communications Executive (Learning and Skills) to deliver marketing activities for the IOP’s teacher recruitment programme, and marketing communications plans and activity for the Learning and Skills department. You will be responsible for working with external partners to organise events at a variety of sites in England with some travel involved (around 10 days per year) 


The post holder will be required to take a professional and confident approach to representing the IOP at external events where you will interacting with university students and the general public In addition to working in conjunction with the Strategic Lead (Recruitment and Retraining) on the marketing and administration of the IOP’s Teachers of Physics Awards, which celebrate the success of secondary school physics teachers who have raised the profile of physics and science in schools. 


Contract Type/Working Hours 

This is a 3 year contract fixed term contract, working 35 hours per week 


The Person 

Ideally, we hope you’ll apply if your skills include: 


  • - Previous experience of organising and managing a brand or company presence at events, and experience of delivering presentations in a confident and personable manner. 

  • - The ability to work both independently and as part of a team 

  • - Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills  

  • - Good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite 

  • - Excellent customer focus 

  • - Experience of event organisation and be confident in presenting to a large audience 

  • - Project management skills 


How will I be working? 

The Institute of Physics is an inclusive employer and our people are at the heart of our approach to delivery. Following the impact of COVID-19, we have developed a new, innovative and exciting trust-based model of flexible working called How We Work. This empowers our staff to choose both individually and as a team how, when and where they work to deliver the goals of the organisation, acknowledging that there will be occasions where in-person meetings, collaborations and events will help generate greater impact. The How We Work initiative is based on the principles of collaboration, trust, flexibility and agility. You will be allocated a ‘base’ office which can also be a chosen place of work.  


Why should I want to work for the IOP? 

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland - we seek to raise public awareness and understanding of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.  

We have an ambitious newcorporate strategyand you’ll play a part in helping us to deliver it.  There’s never been a more exciting time to join the IOP - watch ourfilmto find out more about our work.  


As well as a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including: 


  • - An excellent pension scheme 

  • - Private medical insurance 

  • - Generous annual leave (25 days starting as a standard pro rota where required) 

  • - Gym Membership (Via salary sacrifice) 

  • - Interest free season ticket loans and much more!   


The Institute of Physics is an open and inclusive organisation that welcomes and celebrates diversity. 

Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Fixed Term
Closing date for applications: Sunday 5 February 2023 Interviews to be held: 14 February 2023 Via Teams

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