We are seeking a talented and experienced writer to join the Society’s small communications team. The Communications Officer is a new role dedicated to writing content about the Society’s activities and geography for the breadth of our communications channels. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with experience of writing for a variety of audiences, including members.
This is a permanent, full time post subject to the successful completion of a probationary period of three months. The salary range is £27,372 to £29,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications. The post is based in South Kensington, London.
View the full job description (PDF) for more information.
To apply please email Caitlin Watson, Head of Public Engagement and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org, with a copy of your CV, your current salary details and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria. Please also include two relevant examples of your written communications work to date.
Applications must be received by 9.00am on 1 February 2018. Interviews are planned to take place on 7 February 2018. We thank, in advance, all candidates for applying and regret we are unable to write separately to those who are not selected for interview.
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.
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