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Reference: 66085

Date Added: 22 May 2018
Closing Date: 24 June 2018

Job Title: Coordinator

Working For: Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 pro rata (0.4 FTE/16 hours a week, with possible extension to 0.5 FTE/20 hours)

Job Details

Duration: 1 year, with option to extend

Responsibilities and Duties:

The principal role of the Coordinator is to ensure the smooth functioning and development of ASEN: managing its membership and communications activities, overseeing the running of its highly-regarded annual conference, seminar series and podcast, and supporting the voluntary members of the ASEN Executive in their roles.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in a range of formats and settings
  • Demonstrable experience in outreach and communications
  • Demonstrable experience of working with others to plan and organise events (e.g. arranging bookings, coordinating invitations, managing RSVP spreadsheets etc.)
  • Basic proficiency in website management (preferably WordPress)
  • Experience of using social media (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Ability to take the initiative, manage your own time and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal with internal and external contacts to high professional standards
  • Enthusiasm and commitment


  • An interest in the study of ethnicity and nationalism
  • Advanced website management skills
  • Experience of using a mass mailing system (preferably Mailchimp)
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills (e.g. creating posters, event banners, social media assets)
  • Experience of working in a higher education or research organisation
  • Experience of running a conference
  • Experience of creating and maintaining budget and cash flow documents
  • Experience of supervising volunteers
  • Experience of publishing

About ASEN:

The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is an interdisciplinary research association founded by research student and academics in 1990 at the London School of Economics and Political Science. ASEN seeks to fulfil two broad objectives:

  • To facilitate and maintain an interdisciplinary, global network of researchers, academic and other scholars interested in ethnicity and nationalism; and
  • To stimulate, produce, and diffuse world-class research on ethnicity and nationalism.
  • For more information about ASEN, please visit www.asen.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 24 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Closing date: midnight

Interviews: 3 or 5 July 2018
Start Date: late July/early August 2018

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV (2 pages max) and covering letter (1 page max) to asen@asen.ac.uk. With ‘Coordinator Vacancy – [YOUR NAME]’ as the subject.

Website: http://asen.ac.uk

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