Conferences & Events Officer

Microbiology Society
Closing date 12 June 2020
Location London
Position type Permanent
Role Conferences / Events
Education Bachelor's
Experience 1-2 years
Salary GBP 26,000–29,000
Benefits See below

Job description

The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses. It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.

Our principal goal is to develop, expand and strengthen the networks available to our members so that they can generate new knowledge about microbes and ensure that it is shared with other communities. The impacts from this will drive us towards a world in which the science of microbiology provides maximum benefit to society.

We are looking for a Conferences and Events Officer to join our friendly and welcoming team, based in central London. You will be joining the Society at an exciting time as we deliver our Strategy 2018-2022 and celebrate our 75th anniversary in 2020. This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of the Society’s conferences and events programme in support of the microbiology community, working closely with colleagues, external stakeholders and our members.

The postholder will contribute to and support the Head of Conferences and Events in the delivery of all of Council’s strategic objectives and particularly in relation to enabling our members to strengthen their existing relationships and gain access to new communities, maximising national and international networking opportunities.

How to apply

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 12th June 2020.

The Society takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.

Please note that due to limited resources it is not possible for the Society to acknowledge receipt of applications. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

“We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United Kingdom. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.”

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