JOB TITLE: Marketing Officer

REPORTING TO: Communications Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR: No staff
BASED: British Science Association, Wellcome Wolfson Building, 165 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HD.
TERMS: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent. Requests for part-time or flexible working will be considered
SALARY: £22,000 - £25,000 p/a


JOB DESCRIPTION

The overall purpose of this role is to create on- and off-line marketing campaigns for BSA activities throughout the year, in particular flagship programmes such as British Science Week, the British Science Festival and CREST.
You will also be responsible for coordinating the design and production of organisation-wide and programme-related collateral and for any bought media requirements for key campaigns.

Full job description and person specification (pdf)

Terms and conditions

From time to time the job entails working extended hours and occasional weekends, for which no overtime payments are made. However, the Association does operate a time off in lieu policy. The Association offers a number of benefits to employees who complete three months service and probationary period, including a contributory pension scheme and an interest free season ticket or bicycle loan scheme. All employees are eligible to have death in service insurance from day one of service.

The Association offers a number of benefits to employees including a contributory pension for eligible employees after three months service. Employees are also entitled to either an interest free season ticket following their probationary period or after three months' service (whichever is the longer) or a bicycle loan following the probationary period.  All employees are eligible to have death in service insurance from day one of service.

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to bring along proof of nationality and/or proof of ability to work in the UK.

Do you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)? The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.

It is the policy of the British Science Association to appoint successful candidates on the lower end of the pay scale. This allows for progression for the successful candidate during their time at the BSA.

Due to number of responses we receive we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The British Science Association is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity.  The British Science Association is committed to the fair and equal treatment of potential and existing employees irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offending background or any other potentially discriminating factor. Only applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK will be considered.

This is a description of the job as it is presently constituted. It is the practice of the Association to examine job descriptions from time to time and to update to ensure they relate to the job as then being performed, or to incorporate whatever changes are reasonably required, in discussion with the post-holder.

To apply:

Please send your CV (no more than two A4 pages) and a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) that summarises your interest in this post. Please provide evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in the Person Specification.

Please title your email ‘application for Marketing Officer role’ and send it recruitment@britishscienceassociation.org

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 4 December, with interviews taking place the week commencing 7 December 2015.