Student & Trainee Officer

Institute of Physics - Member Services

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised person to join our Member Services team as a Student & Trainee Officer.

The role

This is an exciting role that will work with the Institute of Physics’ (IOP) members in the Associate Member category in order to offer the full range of benefits and services available to them, and to support the marketing team in recruitment and retention campaigns.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing the IOP’s student and scientific apprentice engagement plan
  • Working closely with the marketing team to support the student recruitment and retention plans
  • Running physics events for students, trainees and scientific apprentices across the UK/ROI and internationally
  • Leading on engagement with university student affiliated societies across university physics departments
  • Working with the Head of International and Member Services, and the Member Development Manager to develop a dynamic offer that promotes the engagement of students and scientific apprentices

Further roles and responsibilities can be found in the job description.

The Person

We are looking for a dependable and flexible person to take on this role. You will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to positively communicate with others. You will have great attention to detail and you will be computer literate.

The successful individual will have experience of working in a membership organisation and/or with volunteers. You will be able to engage students or have experience working in student outreach and/or have a good understanding of the apprenticeship route.

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will include our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Interview date: 5 March 2018

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

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