Science Communicator

Organisation: Dundee Science Centre

Salary: Salary Range: £20,118 FTE (£10.32 hourly rate)

Location: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

Contract: Flexible – varied hours

Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for confident, exceptional communicators to join our team to fulfil the key role of Science Communicator in a part-time capacity.

You will be part of a team responsible for the smooth operation of Dundee Science Centre’s programmes and services on a daily basis, supporting the Visitor Experience Leader (VEL). You will support the wider team in science communication and ensure the quality of delivery by team members meets audience expectations and standards. Primary objectives will be championing enhanced visitor engagement, ensuring that audiences have an enjoyable, safe, and inspiring experience.

You will be an ambassador for and the public face of Dundee Science Centre. You will be an excellent communicator and an effective team player with the ability to multi-task. Your main function will be to interact with all visitors in a friendly, outgoing manner ensuring an exceptional experience.

You may at times be responsible for: developing high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programmes across all audiences in a blended approach with a key focus on digital, in-centre, outreach and in homes in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims and objectives, alongside local and national government initiatives, and priorities.

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.

The successful candidates will have a positive, resourceful, and confident nature with the ability to work independently and play a key role across the organisation. You will have an excellent knowledge and understanding of visitor engagement.

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 covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to:


Applications to be submitted by 6pm on Monday 9th May 2022 with interviews taking place week beginning 16th May 2022; no alternative dates are available.

Application Deadline: Monday 09/05/2022