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Burlington House jobs

2 x Receptionist (job share)

We are looking for two part-time Receptionists to join the Society on a job share basis. The Receptionists will ensure the highest standards of customer service and welcome for the Society are demonstrated at all times and will provide administrative support across the Society.

Founded in 1807, we are the oldest national Geological Society in the world. Our aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness, and to promote professional excellence and ethical standards in the work of Earth scientists, for the public good. We also provide impartial scientific information and evidence to support policy-making and public debate about the challenges facing humanity.

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a cover letter and a supporting statement to recruitment@geolsoc.org.uk. Please ensure that your application fully addresses the appointment criteria in the person specification. The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 27 October 2019.

Due to our historic building, we would also be grateful if you could let us know if you will require any adjustments should you be called for an interview.

The Society is an equal opportunities employer. The post-holder will be expected to adhere to and support the Society’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.


Events Co-ordinator

We are looking for an Events Co-ordinator to join our Conference Team. The post-holder is responsible for organising and delivering the Society’s flagship meetings, London and regional public lecture series, discussion groups, Careers Days, and other events as set by the Head of Events. S/he will also serve as the secretary to the Science Committee.

The post-holder will liaise with the Society’s special interest groups and other related organisations, as well as convenors from across the UK and beyond.

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a cover letter and a supporting statement to recruitment@geolsoc.org.uk. Please ensure that your application fully addresses the appointment criteria in the person specification. The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 3 November 2019.

Due to our historic building, we would also be grateful if you could let us know if you will require any adjustments should you be called for an interview.

The Society is an equal opportunities employer. The post-holder will be expected to adhere to and support the Society’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.