Are you ready for an internship in digital marketing? The Royal Society is looking for the Summer Science Exhibition Intern to work with the Public Engagement team to help deliver the Royal Society’s flagship public event of the year, the Summer Science Exhibition.
Each year, The Summer Science Exhibition Intern bring together 22 exhibits and over 600 researchers to showcase the UK’s most exciting, cutting-edge science to over 14,000 visitors. Alongside the exhibition, we run a programme of events including an adults-only evening, interactive family shows, talks, and drop-in activities.
The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and Commonwealth, and a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundamental purpose, as reflected in its founding charters of the 1660s, is to recognize, promote and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of human.
The work of the Summer Science Exhibition Intern will include:
Drafting, editing and maintaining content for the 2019 Summer Science Exhibition website and supporting digital engagement before and during the exhibition; Liaising with the wider project team including internal departments, external stakeholders and service providers to support preparations for the exhibition; Supporting the Senior Public Engagement Officer in the external recruitment and management of volunteers; Writing a variety of materials for use in digital marketing, printed advertising, and internal documentation and reporting.
You will work with the Public Engagement team during the delivery of the Summer Science Exhibition including set up weekend (29 June – 30 June), the exhibition (1 – 7 July) and take down (8 July). You will not be required to work every day of the exhibition or set up, but must be available most days during this timeframe. Time off in lieu will be given for weekend and evening work. You will be handling administrative tasks, supporting exhibitors and volunteers, greeting visitors, and event management during the exhibition; Supporting the Summer Science Exhibition Talks and activities programme, including event planning, delivery and speaker management; Sharing experience and ideas with others in the section and Society, and contributing broadly to the Society’s aims and objectives.
The internship provides Salary of £18,564 per annum
To be eligible, you must show: A demonstrable interest in public engagement, outreach and/or working with the public Highly Desirable; Good written and oral communication skills, and clear writing style Essential; Good time-management and prioritization skills Essential; Good attention to detail Essential; An ability to work under pressure as part of a team Essential; Excellent knowledge of office systems and procedures, including computer skills in Microsoft Office and databases Essential; A degree or equivalent in a science, engineering, maths or other relevant subject Desirable; A demonstrable interest in science, mathematics, technology and its broader social significance Highly Desirable; An understanding of online communication and marketing Highly desirable and Experience in organizing and delivering events Highly desirable
Deadline is January 25, 2019
For more information, visit The Royal society Summer
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