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Membership Support Administrator

Membership Support Administrator (Initial 18-month contract)
Start date: Immediate
Location: Central London

SCI was established in 1881 by a prominent group of forward-thinking scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs interested in creating physical products and processes from the science and then delivering them to society. Many of the founders went on to create significant companies of the last UK Industrial Revolution – such as Unilever, ICI and Procter and Gamble.

Today, with members in over 70 countries and with over 200 companies and 120 academic institutions represented in our network, SCI facilitates Open Innovation, identifies and promotes Emerging Technologies and provides support for the next generation of scientists and engineers required by industry.

To support our future growth, we are recruiting for a Membership Support role, this role is initially an 18-month role with a possibility of extension, and will involve membership support, awards administration and committee support activities.

You will also support our wider work and the development and implementation of new products, activities and services, working collaboratively across teams and closely with marketing and communications colleagues.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced, varied role including frequent interaction with volunteer committee members who work in varied industry sectors.

We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interest in science. If you are looking for a role where you can turn your ideas into actions, we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities

  • Membership & Committee Support
  • Admin & Secretariat Support
  • Awards Support

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Proven administration skills
  • Focus on customer service
  • Enthusiastic and proactive approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • High degree of computer literacy, including proficiency with MS Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign
  • A demonstrable interest in science and its application in a commercial context and/or experience of supporting membership or committee activity in a related organisation

Salary £23 - £24K per annum, depending on experience

Download the job description

How to apply

Prior to application and for full details of the job requirements, please read the associated job description.

Apply in writing with CV with a supporting letter, your availability and any other relevant details to naadine.aitken@soci.org

Application deadline: Monday 19 August 2019, applications may close early if a suitable candidate is found.

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