Have you got the brain-power to logistically support the delivery of incredible events and reports in the world of science and culture? Then this is the role for you…
The British Science Association is a charity that aims to make science a fundamental part of culture and society. Their mission is to transform the diversity and inclusivity of science, to reach under-served audiences and increase the number of people who are actively engaged and involved in science. By unlocking the potential of a more diverse group of people, they increase their ability to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges and shape the future for the better.
They need an organized Project Officer to join their Cultural Development team to support the delivery of its programmed, including a transformational programmed of work to shift the diversity and inclusion of the organization and the wider science engagement sector.
The role will entail a significant amount of programmed support, which will include arranging meetings and events, coordinating logistics and bookings, liaising with stakeholders and partners, and supporting the delivery of research and internal reports. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting Cultural Development projects.
Co-ordinate relationships with their network of individuals and organizations, advisers and consultants for the Sustaining Excellence project on Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Organize and schedule a two-year cross-organization EDI learning and development programmed, including measuring satisfaction and impact for evaluation, and liaising with our appointed supplier
Undertake general administration tasks including invoicing, room bookings, event planning and minting meetings
Liaise with Communications team over external commas on projects (including newsletters, websites and social media)
Champion diversity and inclusion within our staff team, volunteers, programmed and networks
Support the delivery of the Media Fellowship scheme, including liaising with Fellows, media hosts and finders
Provide support to the secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM
Contributing to the continuous improvement of systems and administration tasks
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience of undertaking general administration tasks, event planning and coordinating project work
Experience of evaluating the success of projects or activities, which could include producing reports or data analysis
Ability to remain calm and organized under pressure and stick to deadlines
Experience of working on multiple projects at once, as well as the proven ability to be able to prioritise their workload effectively
Excellent time management and prioritizing skills
Resilience – adaptable with the ability to remain calm and effective when working on multiple fast-moving, high-pressure projects
Clear spoken and written communication skills, including the ability to write for a range of external audiences
Ability to build and maintain effective internal relationships with colleagues who have different working styles
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
A self-starter, able to work on their own initiative and manage their own work effectively
A good team player with a positive and flexible approach to work
Experience of liaising with external suppliers (training providers, consultants etc)
An interest in any of the following: EDI, the media or politics.
Experience of the science or science engagement sector is not required.
Send your CV and cover letter as one document (addressed to Creative Access) to this email. Please note, applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted
We particularly welcome candidates from under-represented backgrounds
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