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Jobs at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Current vacancies:

Professional Officer: Chartered Geographer

This appointment is likely to suit a geography graduate in their second post after graduation who has an interest in the professional geographical community and the development and promotion of professional qualifications and has had experience of office work with strong database and communications skills.

The appointment is a full time, permanent post subject to successful completion of a three month probationary period. The salary is £26,310-£27,615 (depending on experience). The post is based in Kensington, London.

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

To apply, email Dr Catherine Souch (c.souch@rgs.org) with a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria listed below. The application should also include an email address and telephone number by which you can be contacted, day or evening, and details of current salary.

Applications must be received by noon 7 July 2017 and should include the names and addresses of two referees who, unless clearly stated otherwise, may be contacted prior to the interview. Interviews will be held on 18 July 2017 at the Society’s premises.

Programmes Manager

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Programmes Manager to take responsibility for the small team that formulates, oversees and delivers the Society’s highly respected programme of events for the public in London, and for Fellows and members across the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual experienced in the programming, planning, marketing and running of events to take on a role that combines management with doing.

This is a permanent, full time post subject to successful completion of a probationary period of four months. The salary range is £34,283 to £36,364 per annum depending on experience and qualifications. The post is based in Kensington, London.

View the full job description for more information.

To apply, please email Caitlin Watson, Head of Public Engagement and Communications at c.watson@rgs.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.

Applications must be received by 9.00am on Monday 17 July 2017. Interviews are planned to take place on Monday 24 July. We thank in advance all candidates for applying and regret that 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.

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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