Vacancies at member and partner organisations

Please see further details below for the following vacancies:

  • Operations & Business Development Lead, Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
  • Conference and Events Organiser, The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)

The Institution of Environmental Sciences logo

Operations & Business Development Lead, The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)

Great Eastern Street, London
£31k-33k + 3% pension contribution

This post will be responsible for delivering the smooth running of IES operations and developing membership services and income streams that support the evolution and growth of the Institution. We are seeking an experienced professional who is passionate about project management and committed to establishing, elevating and championing evidence-based environmental science.

You will seek to develop our existing services and source new initiatives which boost income growth, member satisfaction and operational efficiency. In this quickly growing organisation, you’ll have responsibility from ‘day one’, so you must be confident and able to learn quickly.

You will be highly organised with a keen eye for process improvement. Relishing a varied work day, you will need to be highly flexible and motivated and be able to fit into the friendly and collaborative culture of the office.

About the IES
The IES is a charitable organisation which promotes and raises public awareness of environmental science. We activate our global network of leading education institutions, researchers, professionals, and policy makers to stand up for science, scientists and for the natural world.

About the Role
The position is full time. The initial contract will be for one year, with the likelihood of extending. Additional benefits include 25 days holiday, personal development budget, travel loan, flexible working and more.

How to Apply
Read the full job description and person specification on the IES website. Please send a CV, cover letter (stating “why us and why you?”) and equal opportunities monitoring form to Chloe Fletcher by Monday 26th August.

Interviews will take place between Wednesday 28th August and Monday 2nd September with a view to the successful candidate starting as soon as possible.

Further Information
If you have any questions about this role, please contact Chloe Fletcher via email at chloe@the-ies.org or telephone on +44 (0)20 3862 7484.


IOM3 logoConference and Events Organiser, The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)

Based in London

IOM3, a leading membership organisation for the materials, minerals and mining communities in the UK and overseas, is seeking a new Conference and Events Organiser to support the team on a 12-month contract. The ideal candidate will be proactive, highly organised and have great attention to detail.

The role involves planning and co-ordinating event operations (both live and online) by acting as the point of contact for all event enquiries, researching and organising venues, catering, accommodation and audio-visual technology. Responsibilities include organising programmes, managing online registration sites and producing flyers and other literature with the in-house design team.

Reporting to the Head of Events, the successful applicant will possess good IT skills and experience of using audio-visual equipment. The position is based in London although some travel may occasionally be required.

For more information and to apply, visit the IOM3 website.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd August 2019.


Note the Science Council only lists roles which have a link to the work that we do. For a full list of vacancies at any one of our member organisations, please visit the organisation’s website.