The Alan Turing Institute
The Events and Engagement Officers are responsible for the planning, shaping and delivery of events and engagement activity, both hosted by,and supported by the Institute. They offer specialist support to research programmes, scoping event and engagement needs, building strong working relationships with directors and managers, and devising and delivering activity that enables research delivery and impact aligned with the communications and engagement strategy. The roles also work closely with other related departments, such as skills, partnerships and culture, to convene internal events. They work across the directorate and liaise with researchers and academic leads, producing events and engagement activity that showcase the Institute s work and drive research excellence.The roles will also provide support to the Events and Engagement Manager in risk, finance and impact reporting, and contribute to the development of new processes and the implementation of new systems.
DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Shape, plan, and deliver impactful events, working in partnership with research programmes
Build strong working relationships with research programme directors and managers and be the point of access for communications and engagement functions
Evaluate events and make compelling evidence based recommendations – identifying and exploring opportunities to support research delivery and growth
Empower and enable research peers to organise and host internal events, ensuring a consistent tone of voice and adherence to policies and processes
Ensure that events are inclusive and accessible to all
Effectively liaise with speakers, and academic leads across all events, understanding goals and turning these into practice via rigorous agendas and tailored formats
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Terms and Conditions
This full time post is offered on a permanent basis. The annual salary is £36,325 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies.
The Alan Turing Institute is based at the British Library, in the heart of London s Knowledge Quarter.
From 01 March 2022 we will trial a Hybrid Working Model for an initial six-month trial period. During this period, staff will be expected to work at our British Library office for a number of days per month, dependent on the requirements of the role. As a guide, we anticipate this will be between 2-4 days per month, but the hiring manager will be able to confirm this during the interview.
Please see our jobs portal for full details on how to apply and the interview process.
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.