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Administrative Secretary

Royal Historical Society

Location: London
Salary: £24,020 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 3rd September 2018

The Society seeks to appoint an Administrative Secretary. The postholder will be responsible for:

  • Answering routine e-mail and telephone enquiries;
  • Administration of applications for membership of the Society and requests for research funding;
  • Administration of entries for the Society’s publication and other prizes;
  • Secretary to the Membership and Research Support Committees;
  • Secretary to the Society’s New Historical Perspectives publication series;
  • Maintaining the Society’s web and social media presence, and data management systems;
  • Maintaining the Council’s calendar, and providing administrative support to the President as required.

The salary attached to this post is £24,020 per annum, and the postholder will be paid 60% pro rata for 3 days per week. The period of employment will commence 1 October 2018.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Monday 3September 2018 and interviews will be held on Monday 10 September 2018.

Please send your letter of application and accompanying CV to: the Executive Secretary, Dr Susan Carr at: or by post to The Executive Secretary, Royal Historical Society, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.

Any queries about the post or person specifications may be directed to

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