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UK Science Festivals Network seeks new Engagement Officer


The British Science Association is looking to recruit a talented and organised Engagement Officer to help us implement our vision and strategy.

The Association has a reputation for high-profile science engagement events including British Science Week and the British Science Festival. This role will support the Festivals Engagement team to co-ordinate the UK Sciences Festivals Network, and related projects, and deliver the British Science Festival.

The successful candidate will sit within the Festivals Engagement team, but work with colleagues from across the organisation. This role would suit someone with an interest in public engagement with science, co-ordination and administration experience and experience of working with festivals and/or events, in either a voluntary or paid capacity.

Based: Our Head Office is based in London, but we have an agile working policy enabling people to work at another UK location up to 4 days/week for those who are office based. Requests for permanent, fully remote working will be considered and we welcome applications from people based in other parts of the UK.

Terms: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent. Requests for part-time or flexible working will be considered.

Salary: £24,432 – £29,583 per annum (pro rata for part time)

Deadline for applications is 17.00 on the 28 February.

Further details, including the application process can be found on the BSA website: https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/engagement-officer-2022