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Jobs at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Current vacancies:

Senior Public Affairs Manager

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the Association for Geographic Information are seeking to appoint someone to take the lead in delivering their shared agenda. This is an excellent career opportunity for a dynamic, outgoing individual with proven expertise and success in either profile-raising in professional communities, or in the public sector/parliamentary affairs.

The appointment is a full-time, fixed term post, for a period of two years, subject to successful completion of a probationary period of four months. The salary is £52,000-£60,000 (depending on experience and qualifications). The post is based in Kensington, London.

View the full job description (PDF) for more information.

To apply, email Dr Rita Gardner (director@rgs.org) with a copy of your CV and a covering letter, setting out your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria. Applications must be received by 10.00am, Friday 3 November 2017. The selection panel will be chaired by the RGS-IBG Director and will include representatives from the Society and AGI Council. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 November 2017. We regret that we are unable to respond to all applications and can only notify shortlisted candidates.

Working at RGS-IBG

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date. We are unable to respond individually to other candidates.

Staff are based at our headquarters in Kensington, London.

We advise candidates to read our Annual Review and Strategic Plan.

Work experience

The Society offers a work experience programme for enthusiastic geographers, who are studying geography at university and also for geography ambassadors.

All placements are unpaid and based in London at RGS-IBG. We do not pay expenses or provide accommodation.

Careers with geography

For further information about using your geography qualification for careers and progression see study geography

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