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Christmas Lectures Intern, Royal Institute

06 Jul 2022 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job Title: Christmas Lectures Intern

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.

Can you assist with the preparation, creation, development and implementation of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES, coordinating key stakeholders, researching items for scripts, supporting script production and liaising with schools?

Accountable to: Christmas Lectures Project Manager

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

Contract type: 3 month fixed term internship (35 hours per week)

Salary: Payment through University/Research Council Stipend

Closing Date: 9am on Wednesday 20 July 2022

Interviews: week commencing Monday 25 July 2022

These are unique and exciting opportunities to project manage and assist the development and execution of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Ri.

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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