113-21 - Public Engagement Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: London, ENGLAND

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Principal’s office
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 plus London Allowance of £3,147 per annum
Fixed Term
Opening Date:  Wednesday 16 June 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 04 July 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 13 July 2021
Reference:  113-21

The Public Engagement Officer is a post created at an exciting time for St Georges, University of London (SGUL) as we continue to work towards the delivery of our Public and Civic Engagement Strategy 2020-2024.  The Public Engagement Officer will contribute both strategically and operationally to public engagement with research, with a focus on creating and embedding a culture of public and civic engagement at the university.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in public engagementwho is capable of developing, implementing and evaluating a diverse portfolio of public engagement activities, training and events. The role holder will also have a good understanding of the barriers and facilitators to public engagement with research along with knowledge of research funding opportunities for public engagement.

Key attributes of the successful applicant include:

  • Successful track record in public engagement
  • People-focused with outstanding communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with external partners, including community groups, funders and event attendees
  • High level of prioritisation and organisation to manage a high volume of work and priorities effectively
  • Strong organisational, time-management and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to produce fluent, clear and engaging materials

For further information about this position and to apply, visit http://jobs.sgul.ac.uk .

Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.

Please quote reference: 113-21

Closing date: 4 July 2021

Interview date: 13 July 2021   

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 St George’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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