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Festival Operations Officer opportunity at The British Science Association

The British Science Association is looking to recruit a talented and organised Festival Operations Officer to help us plan and deliver the British Science Festival 2021.

The British Science Festival is Europe’s longest-standing science festival which connects people with researchers from across the scientific spectrum.  It offers an inspiring programme of free events to the public over five days, attracting around 15,000 visitors. The talks, workshops and drop-in events span a diverse range of subjects that encompass science in the broadest sense.

Full-time (35 hours per week). Fixed-term contract terminating on 17 September 2021. Preferred start date: 6 April 2021.  

To apply, submit an application here. You will need to provide a CV and a covering letter. The closing date for applications is 23.59, Sunday 7 March 2021. First interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 March 2021.

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Skills and Experience



The role also includes a range of benefits which can be found, along wih full details about the role on the British Science Assosciation Website, here.

Applications can be be made here, and a CV (no more than two A4 pages) and a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) that summarises your interest in the role and details your ability to match the criteria. You will be informed of as soon as possible after the application deadline whether you have been selected for an interview.