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  • 01 Sep 2020 11:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    • Contract type: Freelance

      Located at: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Moodie Street, Dunfermline, Scotland, KY12 7PL

      Project timescale: October 2020 – 1 March 2021

      Invitation to Tender: The fee proposed for this project is in the region of £6,000-£8,000 (incl. VAT, personal expenses and travel). Please indicate the fee you would charge in your covering letter. The fee is not linked to days per week worked, but to deliverables achieved.

       

      Reporting: The Freelancer will report to the Museum Curator/Manager before and after each key stage of the project (as listed below)

       

      About us:

      The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum is a small independent museum located in Dunfermline, Fife. The museum tells the story of Andrew Carnegie - the Scottish-born American steel magnate and philanthropist - and is comprised of two parts: the weaver’s cottage where Andrew Carnegie was born in 1835, and the adjoining exhibition hall commissioned in 1928 by his wife, Louise Whitfield Carnegie, ‘to inspire future generations to follow in his footsteps’. 

       

      The museum uses the life and legacy of Andrew Carnegie as a basis and inspiration for all of our activities, and demonstrates the impact of Carnegie’s philanthropy in the past and present. The aim of the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum is to inspire and encourage people of all ages, genders, cultural and economic backgrounds to thrive as individuals and follow the principles of good citizenship.

      As a temporary freelance Science Engagement Officer you will be developing, piloting and delivering activities connected to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects, inspired by the museum’s collection and Andrew Carnegie’s wider contributions to science and industry.

      The museum is governed by the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust and has one full-time and two part-time permanent members of staff and four part-time seasonal staff.

       

      Aim of the work:

      The Museum is seeking an enthusiastic individual for the temporary freelance post of Science Engagement Officer to develop ways to engage family visitors and young learners with the museum’s science and industry themed collections (for example, damask linen weaving and Morse code); and to help make accessible some of the important phases in Andrew Carnegie’s life (such as his company’s contributions to engineering).

      The post-holder will be advised by the Museum Curator/Manager during the research stage, but is expected to work independently when developing, testing and delivering the events and activities.

      Depending on Scottish Government Guidelines around social distancing, some of the work output may have to be delivered online.

      This contract is offered on a self-employed basis and the contractor should take full responsibility for any tax and national insurance contributions relating to the fee.

       

      Project deliverables:

    • ·          Develop and deliver STEM-based family activities (for ages 5 -12), preferably for October school holidays or February 2021 school holidays if the start of the contract is delayed
    • ·          Develop and deliver a science-themed Christmas activity for families (run in late-November / early December) which can also be adapted and delivered for families with ASN (there will be support from the museum’s Visitor Services Officer for delivering the latter)
    • ·          Develop and pilot a STEM-based workshop for primary school groups in line with the Curriculum for Excellence. This workshop should be ready in its final format to be offered to primary schools in spring 2021
    • ·          Develop a science-themed in-gallery activity for families to engage with during their visit to the museum when the museum reopens in February 2021

     

    Requirements:

    ·          Experience in developing science learning resources and activities

    ·          Experience in delivering learning workshops for children and young people under 15 years

    ·          Experience in developing and delivering workshops for primary school pupils

     

    Desirable skills and competencies:

    • Educated to degree level in a science discipline
    • Driving license

     

     

    Tendering procedure:

    Please send:

    1. Your CV (including contact details of two referees for similar work)
    2. A brief cover letter (maximum 500 words) outlining your initial ideas and approach, and what experience you would bring to the post
    3. Two relevant examples of previous work

     

    To:

    Ms. Kirke Kook

    curatorial@carnegiebirthplace.com

    or post them to:
    FAO Ms. Kirke Kook (Museum Curator/Manager), Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Moodie Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7PL

     

     

    The deadline for submitting tenders is 13 September, 12 noon

    Interviews will take place on 28 or 29 September

    The contract will commence ASAP after that. Any offer of appointment will be conditional on confirmation of a satisfactory PVG Scheme record check.

     

     

    If you have any questions about the post, please contact Ms. Kook.


  • 01 Sep 2020 11:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Engineering Education Scheme Wales Ltd is currently seeking a North Wales Area Co-Ordinator & Activity Deliverer, who will work under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer and Activity Manager to coordinate and deliver STEM Cymru2 activities and to set up and maintain EESW 6th Form Projects in the North Wales region. This is initially a fixed term contract until 31st March 2021 (with the possibility of extension to June 2023 depending on funding).

     

    As the North Wales Co-Ordinator, you will ensure the North Wales region has adequate links between schools and companies and maintain support for the partnerships.

    You are advised to read the Job Description before applying for this vacancy.

     

    The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will be based at the North Wales base/ Your own home (depending on location). Travel across Wales will be required as part of this role and your own transport is essential. The salary for this position will be up to £32,000 per annum (depending on experience), with an allowance of 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays).

     

    To download the Job Description, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Job Applicant Privacy notice please visit http://www.stemcymru.org.uk/resources/.

     

    Please send the completed application and equal opportunities forms and a copy of your CV to info@stemcymru.org.uk by midday on Friday 18th September 2020. Please note, applications will not be accepted unless the documentation is complete and the declaration on the application form signed.

    Interviews will be held week commencing 5th October 2020.

     

    This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh European Funding Office, for the STEMCymru II Project (80726) and the Welsh Government Education Directorate.

     

    Cydlynydd a Chyflenwr Gweithgareddau'r Gogledd – Hysbyseb Swydd

     

    Ar hyn o bryd, mae Cynllun Addysg Beirianneg Cymru Cyf (EESW) yn chwilio am Gydlynydd a Chyflenwr Gweithgareddau ar gyfer rhanbarth y Gogledd a fydd yn gweithio dan oruchwyliaeth y Prif Swyddog Gweithredol a'r Rheolwr Gweithgareddau i gydlynu a chyflwyno gweithgareddau STEM Cymru2 a sefydlu a chynnal Prosiectau 6ed Dosbarth EESW yn rhanbarth y Gogledd. Contract cyfnod penodol tan 31 Mawrth 2021 fydd hwn i ddechrau (gyda'r posibilrwydd o'i ymestyn hyd at fis Mehefin 2023 yn dibynnu ar gyllid).

     

    Fel Cydlynydd y Gogledd, byddwch yn sicrhau bod cysylltiadau digonol rhwng ysgolion a chwmnïau'r Gogledd ac yn cynnal cymorth a chefnogaeth i'r partneriaethau.

    Cofiwch ddarllen y Disgrifiad Swydd cyn gwneud cais am y swydd hon.

     

    Yr oriau gwaith fydd 37.5 awr yr wythnos, dydd Llun i ddydd Gwener, a byddwch wedi'ch lleoli mewn swyddfa yn y Gogledd/eich cartref eich hun (yn dibynnu ar leoliad). Bydd angen teithio ledled Cymru fel rhan o'r rôl hon, ac mae'ch cludiant eich hun yn hanfodol. Hyd at £32,000 y flwyddyn (yn dibynnu ar brofiad), a 28 diwrnod o wyliau (gan gynnwys gwyliau banc)

     

    I lawrlwytho'r Disgrifiad Swydd, y Ffurflen Gais, y Ffurflen Monitro Cyfle Cyfartal a'r Hysbysiad Preifatrwydd Ymgeisydd ewch i https://www.stemcymru.org.uk/cartref/adnoddau

     

    Anfonwch y ffurflen gais a'r ffurflen cyfle cyfartal gyflawn a chopi o'ch CV i info@stemcymru.org.uk erbyn dydd Gwener 18 Medi 2020 am hanner dydd. DS: nid ydym yn derbyn ceisiadau oni bai eich bod wedi cwblhau'r dogfennau a llofnodi'r datganiad ar y ffurflen gais.

    Cynhelir cyfweliadau yn ystod wythnos 5 Hydref 2020.

     

    Mae'r swydd hon wedi'i hariannu'n rhannol gan Gronfa Gymdeithasol Ewrop drwy Swyddfa Cyllid Ewropeaidd Cymru, ar gyfer Prosiect STEMCymru II (80726) a Chyfarwyddiaeth Addysg Llywodraeth Cymru


  • 01 Sep 2020 11:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Engineering Education Scheme Wales Ltd is currently seeking a South West Wales Activity Deliverer / Area Representative, who will work under the supervision of the Regional Co-Ordinator and Activity Manager to set up and maintain EESW 6th Form Projects and to promote and deliver STEM Cymru2 activities in the South West region.

    This is initially a fixed term contract until 30th June 2021 (with the possibility of extension to June 2023 depending on funding).

     

    As an Activity Deliverer, you will be responsible for delivering various STEM activities in schools.  You will deliver sessions to groups of pupils within their schools, as well as assisting the Activity Manager and other deliverers with the development of new STEM activities to be delivered across Wales.

     

    You are advised to read the Job Description before applying for this vacancy.

     

    The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will be based at the Waterton Centre, Bridgend/ Your own home (depending on location).  Travel across Wales will be required as part of this role and your own transport is essential.  The salary for this position will be up to £26,000 per annum (depending on experience), with an allowance of 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays).

     

    To download the Job Description, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Job Applicant Privacy notice please visit http://www.stemcymru.org.uk/resources/.  

     

    Please send the completed application and equal opportunities forms and a copy of your CV to info@stemcymru.org.uk by midday on Friday 18th September 2020.  Please note, applications will not be accepted unless the documentation is complete and the declaration on the application form signed.

     

    Interviews will be held week commencing 5th October 2020.

     

    This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh European Funding Office, for the STEMCymru II Project (80726) and the Welsh Government Education Directorate.

     

    Cydlynydd a Chyflenwr Gweithgareddau'r Gogledd –

    Hysbyseb Swydd

     

     

    Ar hyn o bryd, mae Cynllun Addysg Beirianneg Cymru Cyf (EESW) yn chwilio am Gydlynydd a Chyflenwr Gweithgareddau ar gyfer rhanbarth y Gogledd a fydd yn gweithio dan oruchwyliaeth y Prif Swyddog Gweithredol a'r Rheolwr Gweithgareddau i gydlynu a chyflwyno gweithgareddau STEM Cymru2 a sefydlu a chynnal Prosiectau 6ed Dosbarth EESW yn rhanbarth y Gogledd. Contract cyfnod penodol tan 31 Mawrth 2021 fydd hwn i ddechrau (gyda'r posibilrwydd o'i ymestyn hyd at fis Mehefin 2023 yn dibynnu ar gyllid).

     

    Fel Cydlynydd y Gogledd, byddwch yn sicrhau bod cysylltiadau digonol rhwng ysgolion a chwmnïau'r Gogledd ac yn cynnal cymorth a chefnogaeth i'r partneriaethau.

     

    Cofiwch ddarllen y Disgrifiad Swydd cyn gwneud cais am y swydd hon.

     

    Yr oriau gwaith fydd 37.5 awr yr wythnos, dydd Llun i ddydd Gwener, a byddwch wedi'ch lleoli mewn swyddfa yn y Gogledd/eich cartref eich hun (yn dibynnu ar leoliad).  Bydd angen teithio ledled Cymru fel rhan o'r rôl hon, ac mae'ch cludiant eich hun yn hanfodol.  Hyd at £32,000 y flwyddyn (yn dibynnu ar brofiad), a 28 diwrnod o wyliau (gan gynnwys gwyliau banc)

     

    I lawrlwytho'r Disgrifiad Swydd, y Ffurflen Gais, y Ffurflen Monitro Cyfle Cyfartal a'r Hysbysiad Preifatrwydd Ymgeisydd ewch i https://www.stemcymru.org.uk/cartref/adnoddau

     

    Anfonwch y ffurflen gais a'r ffurflen cyfle cyfartal gyflawn a chopi o'ch CV i info@stemcymru.org.uk erbyn dydd Gwener 18 Medi 2020 am hanner dydd.  DS: nid ydym yn derbyn ceisiadau oni bai eich bod wedi cwblhau'r dogfennau a llofnodi'r datganiad ar y ffurflen gais.

     

    Cynhelir cyfweliadau yn ystod wythnos 5 Hydref 2020.

     

    Mae'r swydd hon wedi'i hariannu'n rhannol gan Gronfa Gymdeithasol Ewrop drwy Swyddfa Cyllid Ewropeaidd Cymru, ar gyfer Prosiect STEMCymru II (80726) a Chyfarwyddiaeth Addysg Llywodraeth Cymru.

     


  • 14 Aug 2020 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Do you enjoy working with maths and/or technology and/or science? Would you like to contribute to children’s academic,

    physical and social well-being? Are you creative and able to think outside the box? If so, we’re looking for people like you

    who can help us turn maths into entertainment.

    To see what we do in action check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=dgx6DbkZUok

    Numberfit (www.numberfit.com) is a small but growing

    social enterprise with big ideas. We are looking for an

    individual with the energy and enthusiasm to help us

    grow and become an important part of our exciting and

    innovative journey. There are many aspects to this role:

    - Delivering engaging maths sessions.

    - Putting together educational media.

    - Entertainment research, developing and testing

    activities.

    - Building a fun ecosystem of mathematics.

    - Lesson preparation.

    You will need to be highly numerate, fun, hardworking and enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills. You will also

    help drive the business forward, though no experience is necessary – enthusiasm and a desire to make a positive change

    are more important to us.

    The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly efficient and be able to

    demonstrate:

    - A high level of numeracy with A level maths

    and a quantitative degree discipline.

    - Excellent organisational skills.

    - Ability to learn quickly and problem solve.

    - Thoroughness with good attention to

    detail.

    - Highly personable and able to get along

    with children, parents and schools.

    - IT literate with good experience of all

    Office packages.

    We are located in Amersham (South

    Buckinghamshire) on the Metropolitan line just outside of London. If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are and

    would like to find out more, please apply by sending a CV and covering letter using the reference MF120 to

    enquiries@numberfit.com

    We look forward to hearing from you so we can start this exciting journey together.

    Working hours: Full-time

    Salary: Competitive

    Duration: Permanent

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Qualifications: Please see skills above

    About Numberfit

    Numberfit is an award-winning, educational-technology, social enterprise that aims to raise the profile of maths. We do

    this specifically by:

    - Creating lessons where ALL children can feel the glory of winning.

    - Increasing the amount of physical activity in the school day.

    - Exploring the learning opportunities of connecting classrooms.

    - Supporting teachers’ workloads by delivering all resources and giving them a tool to remove marking.

    Numberfit is a group of projects including:

    Numeberleague + application – physically-active maths connecting classrooms via their smartboards.

    Numbertots + application – physically-active story-based maths for 3-5 years via immersive giant floormats.

    Answermat – A visual marking system for teachers that combines an application and physical resource that reads

    handwriting and assesses attainment to save marking time.

    Numberraps – a competition delivering positive maths affirmations in ‘rap-battle’ format.

    Numberprep – award-winning maths and science tuition.

    Numberbundle – numeracy-based activity boxes for children aged 3 to 7.

    And more....

    All of our projects incorporate technology and physically active learning and have been created to raise attainment and

    engagement in maths and, to push the boundaries of education. Our sessions are a fun blend of problem solving,

    energetic physical activities and team games that challenge, motivate and encourage students of all ability levels. They

    focus on key topics from the National Curriculum and are proven to raise attainment and engagement in Maths.

    Working for Numberfit involves contributing to all of the aforementioned projects as well as being involved in some

    innovative new projects under development.

    Awards and acclaim

    Numberfit was recently awarded UCL’s Innovation in Enterprise award for 2019.

    Numberfit also won a prestigious place on Goldman Sachs’s 10,000 Small Businesses programme in 2017.



  • 14 Aug 2020 10:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you enjoy working with computer science and technology in an innovative environment? Would you like to contribute

    to children’s academic, physical and social well-being? Are you creative and able to think outside the box? If so, we’re

    looking for people like you who can help us turn maths into entertainment.

    To see what we do in action check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=dgx6DbkZUok

    Numberfit (www.numberfit.com), developed in partnership

    with the UCL – Institute of Education, is a small but growing

    social enterprise with big ideas. We are looking for a software

    developer with energy and enthusiasm to help us grow and

    become an important part of our exciting and innovative

    journey. You will join a creative team in an innovative

    educational startup. You will be able to develop your skills,

    collaborate in the design of the products with the rest of the

    team, and to code and deploy the front end and back end of

    the applications. The role can be flexible for the correct

    candidate.

    We have several projects running. You would support us with the current projects including Numberleague,

    Numbertots and Answermat plus applications (see below for full list) and developing new ones.

    Technical requirements.

    - General principles of Software Design and Human

    Computer Interaction

    - Full stack programmer

    - Technologies used: NodeJS, Angular, Ionic, non-

    relational databases (MongoDB/DynamoDB)

    - Integration with Squarespace or Wordpress.

    Integration with third party applications and APIs.

    - Our system is deployed in AWS. Basic familiarity of

    cloud computing would be desirable.

    We are located in Amersham (South Buckinghamshire) on the Metropolitan line just outside of London. If you are as

    excited by this opportunity as we are and would like to find out more, please apply by sending a CV and covering letter

    using the reference CS120 to enquiries@numberfit.com

    We look forward to hearing from you so we can start this exciting journey together.

    Working hours: Full-time

    Salary: Competitive

    Duration: Permanent

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Qualifications: Please see technical requirements above

    About Numberfit

    Numberfit is an award-winning, educational-technology, social enterprise that aims to raise the profile of maths. We do

    this specifically by:

    - Creating lessons where ALL children can feel the glory of winning.

    - Increasing the amount of physical activity in the school day.

    - Exploring the learning opportunities of connecting classrooms.

    - Supporting teachers’ workloads by delivering all resources and giving them a tool to remove marking.

    Numberfit is a group of projects including:

    Numeberleague + application – physically-active maths connecting classrooms via their smartboards.

    Numbertots + application – physically-active story-based maths for 3-5 years via immersive giant floormats.

    Answermat – A visual marking system for teachers that combines an application and physical resource that reads

    handwriting and assesses attainment to save marking time.

    Numberraps – a competition delivering positive maths affirmations in ‘rap-battle’ format.

    Numberprep – award-winning maths and science tuition.

    Numberbundle – numeracy-based activity boxes for children aged 3 to 7.

    And more....

    All of our projects incorporate technology and physically active learning and have been created to raise attainment and

    engagement in maths and, to push the boundaries of education. Our sessions are a fun blend of problem solving,

    energetic physical activities and team games that challenge, motivate and encourage students of all ability levels. They

    focus on key topics from the National Curriculum and are proven to raise attainment and engagement in Maths.

    Working for Numberfit involves contributing to all of the aforementioned projects as well as being involved in some

    innovative new projects under development.

    Awards and acclaim

    Numberfit was recently awarded UCL’s Innovation in Enterprise award for 2019.

    Numberfit also won a prestigious place on Goldman Sachs’s 10,000 Small Businesses programme in 2017.

    Numberfit has won Santander and UnLtd’s Fast Growth Award Winners for Social Enterprises.


  • 23 Jul 2020 10:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Communications Project Officer

    Details: 24 month contract  with potential for renewal, start date as soon as possible

    Salary scale: €31,669 to €36,713

    Company: AquaTT (https://aquatt.ie/)

    Location: Dublin, Ireland

    Closing date: 12 August 2020

     

    Further details: https://aquatt.ie/2013-03-14-09-29-31/full-news-list/2028-communications-project-officer

     


  • 07 Jul 2020 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    • Public & Digital Programme Coordinator

      REPORTS TO:                      Head of Operations

      RESPONSIBLE FOR:             Customer Engagement Assistant      

      CONTRACT:                        Full Time Permanent 

      SALARY LEVEL:                    £23,850 per annum

      HOURS:                              37.5 hours per week; 5 days from 7 with regular evening/weekends required

      Main Purpose of Job

      Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) is a valuable resource in North Scotland where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can be inspired and educated through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related experiences.

      You will develop and deliver ASC’s public programme which includes show and workshops for family audience, clubs, groups and birthday parties. This brand new role will also establish and develop the digital learning resources for ASC in collaboration with an established but evolving Education Team.

      Our exciting digital programme may include, but is not limited to, delivery for social media content, live demonstrations, webinars and Meet the Expert sessions. Your role with be to collaborate with ASC’s stakeholders to support in the creation and delivery of the content.

      Throughout the public and digital activities you will ensure that they are delivered by trained and informed staff to provide scientifically accurate information and in accordance with ASC’s Core Values.

       

      Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • ·        Plan, develop, coordinate and deliver a wide range of STEM activities for audiences of all ages
    • ·        Lead on the collaboration, production and delivery of digital learning resources ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget
    • ·        Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with ASC’s stakeholders including writing proposals and reports for funding
    • ·        Deliver and document training on the public and digital programmes to all relevant staff
    • ·        Lead on the peer review process, ensuring high quality and consistency across all activities
    • ·        Actively contribute to the social media and website plan with the Marketing Coordinator to reach difference audience and promote activities within the centre
    • ·        Assist in the creation of printed and digital marketing campaigns
    • ·        Manage the Customer Engagement Assistant(s), conducting personal development reviews and additional training as required
    • ·        Ensure a high level of customer service at all times
    • ·        To ensure that all shows, workshops and activities developed supports ASC’s Core Ideology
    •  

      All science centre staff are expected to:

      ·        Perform their own general clerical duties including, but not limited to, typing, copying, mailing and filing

      ·        Ensure all current legislation including but not limited to GDPR and Health and Safety is followed at all times

      ·        Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.

      ·        Consider the day to day environmental impact of their work and act to reduce accordingly i.e. turn off unwanted lights, reduce paper usage etc

      ·        Follow any other reasonable duties as assigned by their line manager or Chief Executive.

      ·        To attend conferences and other learning opportunities as required

    •  
    •  

      The above is intended to provide a clear but concise statement of the present MAJOR TASKS and ACTIVITIES of the job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all its detailed duties.  As a term of your employment, you may be required to undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required of you in the post mentioned above.

      Aberdeen Science Centre reserves the right to amend the Job Description in consultation with the employee.

      Aberdeen Science Centre pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.

       

       

      PERSON SPECIFICATION

      Essential Competencies

    • ·        Educated to degree level
    • ·        Experience working in a STEM related field
    • ·        A good demonstrable knowledge of a range of technologies to support digital learning
    • ·        Experience of delivering on a variety of digital platforms
    • ·        Ability to learn new technologies and deliver staff training on new initiatives
    • ·        Strong organisational and planning skills
    • ·        Ability to communicate enthusiastically both orally and in writing and adapt to a variety of audiences
    • ·        Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision, thriving on using your own initiative and proactively solving problems
    • ·        Customer focused
    • ·        Great team player with the ability to contribute to shared objectives
    • ·        Willingness to be flexible on hours, with regular evening and weekend work required
    •  
    • Desirable Competencies

    • ·        BA/BSc (Hons) in a STEM/Education course
    • ·        Experience in reporting to stakeholders
    • ·        A full clean driving licence with access to a car

     

    How to apply

     

    If you are interested in this opportunity and are excited by the prospect of working in Aberdeen Science Centre, please send your CV and covering letter to:

    Recruitment@asc.scot

    Applications to be submitted by 5pm on 19th July 2020


  • 30 Jun 2020 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    About the European Climate Foundation

    The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.

    We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

     

    About the role

    Join us if you want to be part of the renewable revolution. We are looking for someone with solid knowledge of renewable energy, the ability to transform that knowledge into compelling story telling, and the skillset to make it see daylight in top tier media.

    The role is based in Southeast Asia, but has a broader global remit.

    You will create media stories about the impacts of renewables and the urgency for our world to transition to a clean, sustainable, secure, and prosperous energy future. You’ll be part of an exciting global network of communications professionals responding effectively to energy-related events, and delivering advice and support to partners.

    ECF’s strategic communications team is the outreach unit of the foundation. Its role is to act as a center of expertise for communication on climate change and to play an active role in helping create more political, media and public endorsement for action on climate change at an international, national and sectoral level.

     

    Key responsibilities

    As the Renewables Associate, Strategic Communications, you will be responsible for:

                  Working with the Global Renewables Lead to develop story packages and communicate the complex, technical and fast evolving energy stories to non-specialists

                  Keeping a watching brief on key issues in the media, working with the Renewables Lead and other colleagues on regular updates on energy to help inform colleagues and peers in the community

                  Supporting the Renewables Lead and other colleagues in efforts to develop spokespeople who can talk to the energy transition work

                  Undertaking proactive media work on an ad hoc basis supported by, or alongside the Renewables Lead

                  Some project management with key partners and internally (including some financial and administrative tasks)

                  Close work with digital media colleagues, to identify and create social/digital storytelling and outreach opportunities

     

    Experience and competencies

                  3-5 years of demonstrated understanding and professional experience of communications in the renewable energy community, gained either as a communications professional or environment journalist

                  Knowledge and experience of the energy sector and media landscape

                  Calm familiarity with the full range of tasks and processes found within a busy, modern press office or external communications role

                  Ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders, including experts, journalists and civil society

                  Outstanding English language skills, with a track record of producing engaging and impactful communications materials

                  Excellent knowledge of digital platforms and social media, and awareness of their use in strategic communications interventions, with demonstrated experience of producing stories for legacy and digital media and / or briefing colleagues and consultants to carry out this work

                  The disposition to work generously with colleagues in a high-trust global community of peers

                  The strong multidisciplinary skillset necessary to flourish in a fast-paced and wide-ranging work environment and work nimbly across phone/video conferencing, timezones, slack, email, Trello, etc

                  A commitment to an inclusive and empowering approach to facing climate change

    Desirable:

                  Contacts with relevant journalists, climate scientists and organisations working on climate change

                  Additional language skills

     

    What we offer

                  The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international group of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;

                  A flexible work environment and the space to shape and continuously develop your role;

                  A full-time position with a consultant or employment contract (subject to location, negotiable) for one year, with a possible renewal after one year.

                  A competitive salary commensurate with location. Please state your location in your application, and during the selection process we can confirm the salary range.

     

    Location

    Ideally Manila but flexible within Southeast Asia

     

    Start date

    As soon as possible

     

    How to apply

    Please upload here below in English:

    1.            CV

    2.            Short cover letter expressing your motivation for this role.

    Candidates need to be in the possession of a work permit for the work location, if applicable

    All applications will be treated confidentially. We will store your information in our internal database unless you specifically request otherwise.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

     

    https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/europeanclimate/jobs/strategic_communications_associate_renewables_southeast_asia_9983/en/


  • 22 Jun 2020 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    About the European Climate Foundation

    The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.

    We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

     

    About the role

    The climate science strategic communications team at ECF is the organisation’s bridge between the scientific and climate community, translating pieces of scientific research into impactful communications work, and engaging with complex scientific issues that shape key climate debates.

    The team helps connect the scientific evidence for action on climate change at an international, national and sectoral level, and works with scientists and scientific institutes to showcase their work.

    In this role you will work with the Climate Science Strategic Communications Lead,  supporting the developing media debate around climate science and climate policy. The core of your work will see you researching and monitoring news trends, assisting colleagues in fast-paced work to connect with news cycles, handling editorial calendars, producing newsletters, and working with the Climate Science Lead on identifying story ideas that work for both legacy and digital media. On any given week you could be helping support the launch of key pieces of research, events or reports.

    You will be part of a team that delivers clear strategic advice, communications and outreach support to ECF’s climate science programmes and its grantees, and work as part of a well-respected network of communications experts to enhance the public debate on climate change and its solutions on a broader level.

    You should have a genuine love of the work undertaken by the academic climate science community, along with an understanding of how the scientific community interacts with policymakers and journalists. This could have been gained working in the press office at a journal or a research institute, or as a science journalist. Some familiarity with issues dominating the climate science public narrative will help you in this role, including debates around climate mitigation, adaptation, geoengineering, impacts and policy.

    You'll need to have a good eye for detail, as well as experience in reading scientific literature and the ability to communicate the headline findings. You will have very strong skills in presenting information in written English, and be ready to work in a jargon-free, plain English manner. Inclusivity and collaboration are core values for this team.

    If this sounds like you, please apply!

     

    Key responsibilities

    As the Climate Science Associate, Strategic Communications, you will be responsible for:

    •              Working with the Climate Science Lead to develop story packages and communicate complex climate science to non-specialists

    •              Keeping a watching brief on key issues in the media, working with the Climate Science Lead and other colleagues on regular updates on climate science to help guide colleagues and peers in the community

    •              Supporting the Climate Science Lead and other colleagues in efforts to develop spokespeople who can talk to ongoing and emerging scientific debates

    •              Undertaking proactive media work on an ad hoc basis supported by, or alongside the Climate Science Lead

    •              Some project management with key partners and internally (including some financial and administrative tasks)

    •              Close work with digital media colleagues, to identify and create social/digital storytelling and outreach opportunities

    •              Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on communications efforts

     

    Experience and competencies

    Essential:

    •              Demonstrated understanding and professional experience of communications in the scientific community, gained either as a communications professional or science / environment journalist

    •              Familiarity with discussions and debates around climate mitigation, adaptation, geoengineering, impacts and policy

    •              Proven ability to read scientific literature and understand / communicate the key findings

    •              Calm familiarity with the full range of tasks and processes found within a busy, modern press office or external communications role

    •              Ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders, including experts, journalists and civil society

    •              Outstanding English language skills, with a track record of producing engaging and impactful communications materials

    •              Excellent knowledge of digital platforms and social media, and awareness of their use in strategic communications interventions, with demonstrated experience of producing stories for legacy and digital media and / or briefing colleagues and consultants to carry out this work

    •              The disposition to work generously with colleagues in a high-trust global community of peers

    •              The strong multidisciplinary skillset necessary to flourish in a fast-paced and wide-ranging work environment and work nimbly across phone/video conferencing, timezones, slack, email, Trello, etc

    •              A commitment to an inclusive and empowering approach to facing climate change

     

    Desirable:

    •              Contacts with relevant journalists, scientists and organisations working on climate change

    •              Additional language skills a plus

     

    What we offer

    •              The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international group of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;

    •              A flexible work environment and a space to develop and challenge yourself;

    •              A full-time position with a consultant or employment contract (subject to location, negotiable) for one year, with a possible renewal after one year. Job shares will be considered.

     

    Location

    Global, with a preference for EMEA or Americas time zones. We may have office space in some locations. 

     

    Start date

    As soon as possible.

     

    How to apply

    Please upload below in English:

    1.            CV

    2.            Short cover letter expressing your motivation for this role.

    3.            As part of your application, please share your favourite example of good climate science communication and in no more than 150 words tell us why you think it’s great. It could be any format; book, news story, blog, video, infographic or twitter thread.

     

    Candidates need to be in the possession of a work permit for the work location, if applicable

    All applications will be treated confidentially. We will store your information in our internal database unless you specifically request otherwise.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/europeanclimate/jobs/associate_climate_science__strategic_communications__location_flexible_9923/en/

     


  • 16 Jun 2020 10:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Babraham Institute

    Schools Public Engagement Officer

     

    Role overview 

    The Babraham Institute is a world-class academic research institution, situated at the heart of the Babraham Research Campus, near Cambridge.  The Institute undertakes research into understanding the biology of how our bodies work, including what changes as we age and during disease. Research at the Institute has three cross-cutting areas of focus, namely Epigenetics, Signalling and Lymphocyte Signalling and Development, and each area is supported by a strategic award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), with additional funding from research councils, the EU and charities.

    The Institute is a fully open and transparent research organisation, where public engagement and public involvement are embedded throughout our research ethos. Through a world-class, varied and dynamic public engagement programme, we maximise the impact of our science by advancing understanding, supporting innovation and addressing key societal issues. Our programme aims to build public confidence, trust, and value and dialogue between scientific research and groups within society. We aim to inspire the public and highlight the role that our research, and fundamental bioscience research in general, has in addressing societal challenges.

    We are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic team player, with a strong communication and relationship building skills for the role of ‘Schools Public Engagement Officer’. This post is integral to the Institute’s Public Engagement Team, and will work with Institute staff and students to fulfil our mission to inspire, enthuse and excite young people about our research. The post will support Institute researchers to share their knowledge and passion for research, implementing curricula-aligned activities such as laboratory-based projects, experimental games and deliberative and discursive workshops, suitable for school audiences including students and teachers.  

    The successful candidate will have considerable public engagement or education experience, including working with schools audiences. A scientific background, ideally with experience of the biological sciences would be advantageous.

    This is a part-time position. Term-time only (part time) would also be considered. Working hours for 52 weeks per year will be 22.5 hours per week. Working hours for term time only will be 27.5 hours per week.

    A full job specification and role requirements can be found attached to this vacancy.

    This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required. 

    Closing date for applications is 5th July 2020. Interviews will take place w/c 20th July 2020

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE

    The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people. The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.

    Department- Public Engagement

    Contract type- Permanent

    Hours -22.5 or 27.5 hours per weekSalary

    Starting -FTE salary is £31,100 per annum to £36,500 per annum (depending on experience, pro rata) 

    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/vacancies-training


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