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Join the Aberdeen Science Centre team – one of the top visitor attractions in Aberdeen and the north-east of Scotland.

Our people are central to all we do and we love nothing more than welcoming visitors through the door and sharing our passion for science with everyone. We are proud to hold the Investors in People Silver award in recognition of our dedication and work to support and develop all our staff.

 

Public & Digital Engagement Coordinator

Salary: £25,000 p/a
Hours: 37.5 hours per week / 5 days from 7

Aberdeen Science Centre is one of Aberdeen’s only 5-star visitor attractions with a very enviable reputation in supporting visitors to the centre, schools and community groups to be inspired into a lifelong interest with science. Following the opening of our £6m redeveloped building in 2020, now is the most exciting time in our 30+ year history to join our exceptional team and help us work towards achieving our exciting ambitions for the future.

We are seeking an inspirational and pro-active Public & Digital Engagement Coordinator to lead on developing Aberdeen Science Centre’s public-facing programme. You will develop and work in partnership with colleagues to produce shows and workshops for family audiences, clubs and groups. This role will also establish and develop the digital learning resources for ASC in collaboration with an established but evolving Education Team.

Our exciting digital programme may include, but is not limited to, delivery for social media content, live demonstrations, webinars and ‘Meet the Expert’ sessions. Your role will also be to work with ASC’s stakeholders to support in the creation and delivery of the content.

Throughout the public and digital activities, you will ensure that they are delivered by trained and informed staff to provide scientifically accurate information and in accordance with ASC’s Core Values.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and passionate team, strategically managing and growing the Science Centre’s programmes, activities and projects for the future.

You will be educated to a degree level (or have equivalent demonstrable experience in the sector), have experience of working in a STEM related field as well as some management or supervisory skills. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work well on your own or as part of a team. A good knowledge of IT software and the ability to report to stakeholders would be advantageous whilst the ability to use social media platforms as an effective business tool would be useful.

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For an informal chat about the position, please contact Bryan Snelling, CEO or Elaine Holland, Head of Operations on (01224) 640340

A Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here or can be requested via recruitment@asc.scot

To apply for this position please send a CV and Covering Letter outlining your suitability relative to the Job Description & Person Specification to recruitment@asc.scot or to Recruitment, Aberdeen Science Centre, 179, Constitution Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5TU

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Friday 28th October 2022

Interviews will take place w/b 14th November 2022

Little girl taking part in a hands on experiment with ASC team member helping
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