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Senior Events Officer Royal Society of Biology logo

Salary Range: £34,523 to £40,091 pa (dependent upon experience)

Location: Central London with some flexibility

Closing Date: 30 April 2023

Interviews: Tuesday 9 May 2023

The RSB is seeking an experienced events professional to work across the organisation to deliver a dynamic annual programme of online and in-person events, including parliamentary receptions, award ceremonies, academic conferences, membership networking meetings, and student careers days. The successful candidate will oversee all event logistics, facilitate smooth on-the-day delivery, and prepare insightful post-event evaluation reports. They will also support the work of events delivered by RSB volunteer committees and other bioscience client organisations. Reporting to the head of membership and events, the post holder will be responsible for the line management of an events officer and assistant.

This role would be suitable for someone with proven event management experience, excellent communication skills and exceptional attention to detail who wishes to apply their experience and skills within a high profile learned society and registered charity environment.

As an evolving employer, supportive of staff wellbeing and development, full-time RSB staff have the option of working a 4-day week. The successful candidate will be able to participate upon successful completion of probation.

To Apply

Create a free mySociety account on the RSB website and submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post in line with the job description and person specification. Applications will close 30 April 2023. Interviews will be held on 9 May 2023. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

The RSB is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in the life sciences, and supports diversity throughout lifetimes at school and higher education, in the workplace and training; we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to achieve our mission.

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