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Education Officer

Education Officer

A science based education charity who have a focused approach to increasing diversity within the sector are recruiting for a Project Officer in either a full or part time capacity to play a part in reaching 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 in order to increase their ability to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges and shape our future for the better.

Based in the Education team but working with colleagues from across the organisation, you will work on key education projects such as their flagship awards scheme and British Science Week.

As someone with six months to one year's experience in a voluntary or paid capacity, you will be involved in a significant amount of programme support, which will include managing databases, administration and liaising with stakeholders and partners, You will be looking to build your experience by working on a range of diverse projects and be willing to undertake key admin tasks, as well as take the opportunity to lead on set tasks.

If you are someone with a key interest in science as well as an interest in working in the education sector, and have excellent time management and prioritising skills with experience of working on
several projects/tasks in parallel then this could be the role for you.

You will have excellent organisation and administration skills, strong customer service skills with experience of liaising with stakeholders of all levels. You will also bring clear written communication skills, including the ability to write for a range of external audiences and good oral communication skills, with the ability to build good internal relationships with colleagues who have different working styles.

You will be resilient and adaptable with the ability to remain calm and effective when working on multiple fast-moving, high pressure projects; and a self-starter, able to work on their own initiative and manage their own work effectively, whilst also being a good team player with a positive and flexible approach to work.

It is also ideal, but not essential if you have any of the following experience: working in education; working directly with teachers or young people; developing educational resources; administering small grant schemes and assessing grant applications; writing promotional content to go on websites and other marketing materials; using databases and data analysis.

If you are interested in this role then please send us a copy of your CV to the Education Team quoting reference number J70438KP for more details.