Public Engagement Programme Coordinator (Events and Volunteers)
Professional Services Level 3b (£35,850 - £44,220)
Are you a meticulous and energetic event planner? Are you passionate about the potential of events to support societal engagement? Do you thrive under the pressure of coordinating festivals?
This post will join at an exciting time when we are expanding our portfolio of events and planning to ‘revision’ our flagship Imperial Festival. As such, the role will help further strengthen societal engagement across Imperial College London. Societal engagement is a core part of Imperial’s mission ‘to achieve enduring excellence in research and education in science, engineering, medicine and business for the benefit of society.’ This is reflected in our 2015-20 Strategy, which commits the College ‘to sharing the wonder and importance of what we do’ with schools, patients, local communities and the wider public through two-way learning and collaboration.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who takes pride in planning and delivering events to the highest standards, through high-quality communications and production methods, volunteer coordination and logistical support. This role is critical to maintaining our public reputation, public safely and public engagement across a range of innovative programmes from our large-scale Festival with c20,000 visitors to intimate engagement activities that connect our researchers with diverse audiences.
We usually appoint at the start of the salary scale.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 21 January 2018.