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Head of Events and Engagement, The Alan Turing Institute
Location: British Library, London
Salary: £45,000 per annum (negotiable dependent on skills & experience)
Closing date: 28 July 2017

We are looking for a Head of Events and Engagement to lead our events team and deliver the Institute’s scientific events programme.

Launched in November 2015, the Alan Turing Institute is the national institute for data science. Our mission is to make great leaps in data science research to change the world for the better.

The Institute is headquartered at The British Library, and brings together researchers from a range of disciplines – mathematics, statistics, computing, engineering and social sciences, – from five leading universities and industry partners.

THE ROLE

This new role has been introduced because of the expanding activity within events, and the Institute’s desire to grow capacity in the areas of public and international engagement. Working closely with the Director of Academic Engagement and the Communications Team, the successful candidate will lead a small team responsible for delivering the Institute’s scientific events programmes.

This role also presents an exciting opportunity to work with other members of the Business Team to develop the Institute’s public engagement and international strategies. The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a research or academic setting.

HOW TO APPLY

This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse, growing organisation with a strong team of individuals at the helm. There is a generous benefits package including Health Care, enrolment into a generous pension scheme, Cycle2work and childcare vouchers. The Institute also offers 30 days’ holiday per year exclusive of bank holidays.

Further information about the role, duties and responsibilities can be found on the Turing website and person specification: https://www.turing.ac.uk/jobs/Head of Events and Engagement/.

If you consider that you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and would like to apply for the role, please email your CV and cover letter to jobs@turing.ac.uk.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role further, please HR Team on 0207 8623339 or email HR@turing.ac.uk.

Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 0203 862 3000.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28 July 2017

Note if you do not hear back from us by the 4th August 2017, please assume your application has not been successful.

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 status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note all offers of employment a subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the UK.

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