Job Opportunities: two roles in the Research and Higher Education team at the Royal Geographical Society London

Professional Officer: Conference and Research Groups (maternity cover)

We are seeking a full-time, temporary (maternity cover) Professional Officer to organise the Society’s annual international conference, to support the Society’s 28 research groups, and to work with the Head of Research and Higher Education to disseminate information on the Society and geography to the geographical academic/research community.

The job will be salaried between £24,000 and £25,500 according to experience and qualifications. The appointment is expected to last until at least 30 November 2015 or until the existing post holder returns.

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To apply, email Dr Catherine Souch (c.souch@rgs.org) with a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 1 December 2014. Interviews are planned to take place the week of 8 December. We regret that we can only notify shortlisted candidates.

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Academic Conference Assistant – 0.4 FTE: Fixed-term

We are seeking a part-time (0.4 FTE; 16 hours/week) conference assistant to support the organisation of the Society’s annual international conference for 2015.

The conference event attracts 1500-2000 delegates each year; next year it will be held at the University of Exeter in early September 2015 (www.rgs.org/AC2015). The position is London based, and is fixed term, from 12 January 2015 to 30 September 2015. Pay is £9.50/hour.

View the full job description (PDF)

To apply, email Dr Catherine Souch (c.souch@rgs.org) with a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 1 December 2014. Interviews are planned to take place the week of 8 December. We regret that we can only notify shortlisted candidates.