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Christmas Lectures Project Manager, Royal Institute

06 Jul 2022 11:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

For over 220 years, the Ri has been inspiring people of all ages and backgrounds to discover, discuss and critically examine science. It is our vision to enable everyone to be inspired to think more deeply about science and its place in our lives. We now have two new opportunities on our CHRISTMAS LECTURES team.

Started by Michael Faraday in 1825, and now broadcast on national television every year, the CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution are the UK's flagship science series. The three part series is filmed in front of a live audience in the Ri’s famous lecture theatre and watched by millions on the BBC over the festive period and on BBC iPlayer and the Ri YouTube channel.

Are you an experienced project manager with fantastic communication skills and meticulous attention to detail, preferably from a production/show environment? If you have a track record of managing key stakeholders and delivering to challenging timelines, we would really like to hear from you.

Title: Christmas Lectures Project Manager

The Christmas Lectures Project Manager leads the preparation and execution of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES, working with academic researchers, a TV production company, multi-media content developers, science communication professionals and an ‘assortment of kids, animals and unpredictable props’.

Accountable to: Director of Science Engagement

Location: 21 Albemarle Street, London/with some remote working/working at other venues

Contract type: Fixed term 6-month contract/Full time, 35 hours per week, evening and weekend working

Salary: £40k - £44k (pro rated for the term of the contract)

Closing Date: 9am on Tuesday 19 July 2022

Interviews: week commencing Monday 25 July 2022

If you would like to be at the heart of one of the world's most famous science lecture series, we would like to hear from you! To download a full job description and person specification, please see our website for details on how to apply Work with us | Royal Institution (

We very much look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,

Rakhshanda Hussain

HR Coordinator

Working days: Tuesday - Friday

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