Community Engagement Assistant

Organisation: Dundee Science Centre

Salary: Range: £22,000 - £27,300 (starting salary £22,000 depending on experience)

Location: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

Fixed Term 18-month contract.

Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful, motivated individual to join our team to fulfil this exciting new role.

You will work with colleagues to identify areas of community engagement work that have the potential for further development and growth. The post will also support, and at times lead on, specific engagement partnerships and projects within DSC. You will be outgoing and enjoy interacting with community from all backgrounds and cultures across a variety of ages and stages.

You will have a blend of administrative, communication skills and exceptional administration and communication skills both face to face and written. You will ensure the smooth running of the community engagement function by responding to incoming enquiries and fielding requests from other departments in the organisation related to engagement activity. You will represent DSC in the local community become the face of DSC and the first person our community leaders connect with. You will be an excellent communicator and effective collaborator that can multi-task.

You will be responsible for the administration, communication, evaluation across our formal community and widening access audiences. redesign of the training and development programme of the team ensuring high quality Science communication both internally and externally. As part of your role, you will be required to maintain existing community relationships and foster new ones, increasing DSC’s presence within our wider community areas.

Working closely with the Marketing and Audience Engagement Assistant you will find new ways to connect with more people, and create an innovative, inclusive organisation that can meet the challenges of our ever-evolving world. We are making it our mission to broaden our impact, matching our inspiring programmes, expertise and creativity to the needs and wants of our visitors.

You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity, contributing to the development of DSC’s widening access strategies creating a culture of inclusion for our team and audiences.

We are looking for a strong collaborator, with strong customer service skills and excellent attention to detail. You will have an exceptional knowledge and understanding of administration management and excellent digital skills and knowledge.

You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work will be required.

To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a detailed covering letter, highlighting your suitability for the role.

Application Deadline: Sunday 18/06/2023