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Reference: 70405

Date Added: 26 March 2019
Closing Date: 22 April 2019

Job Title: Senior Producer - RSA Public Events

Working For: Royal Society of Arts

Location: London

Charity Number: 212424

Salary: £41,106, salary per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

Job Details

We are looking for a creative and intellectually curious Senior Producer to join our busy and ambitious public events team on a fixed-term 12 months contract.

The Public Events Programme is a powerful public resource, bringing important social, cultural, political and economic issues to a global audience, attracting world-class speakers and facilitating debate on the most pressing challenges facing society.

What the role involves:

This is a key role within the team, working closely with the Heads of Events to shape the programme, and set strategic objectives. The role has responsibility for developing and delivering a wide range of events, including keynote lectures, topical debates, festival talks and policy Summits, as well as researching and commissioning innovative new content, formats and partnerships to engage the public in the world of ideas.

We are looking for someone with senior level experience of events production, who is engaged in and excited by contemporary culture, current affairs and ideas. You will need excellent writing, research and editorial skills as well as an eye for fresh developments in public engagement, from live events to podcasts and animations. You will have strong administrative, logistical and people skills, as well as a keen interest in the aims and values of the RSA, and our original research work across Creative Learning & Development, Public Services & Communities, and the Economy, Enterprise & Manufacturing.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity to make a significant contribution to a high-profile and innovative ideas platform which has impact at a global scale.

The RSA combines thought leadership with civic innovation to further human progress. Building on 260 years as a beacon for enlightenment values, the RSA is currently at an exciting period in its history. We provide platforms for leading experts through the UK’s most ambitious free public lecture series, our projects generate new models for tackling the social challenges of today and we are building on our network of over 29,000 Fellows around the world – these are achievers and influencers from every field with a real commitment to progressive social change.

Closing Date: 22 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 9 May 2019 at the RSA House, WC2N 6EZ

Application Details

To apply, please visit our website https://www.thersa.org/about-us/Jobs/current-vacancies  and submit a comprehensive CV along with a separate covering letter addressed to Alex Lucas and Mairi Ryan, Joint Heads of Events. Please include current salary details and how you’ve heard about this role.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 22 April 2019.

Please note that we cannot accept late, incomplete applications, and we can only consider candidates who apply through the online application process.

Website: http://rsa.org.uk

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