Event Officer – Cambridge

Job Description

Help lead an entire event from conception to delivery. Liaise with external partners and other volunteers, to develop an idea and deliver it within a budget.

Help lead an entire event from conception to delivery. Liaise with external partners and other volunteers, to develop an idea and deliver it within a budget.

Are you interested in working within a team to create and a deliver an event? You will help liaise with external partners, book venues, organise speakers and promote the event. We’re looking for people who are interested in getting event volunteering experience, especially in science public engagement, that may lead on to you leading your own events.
The British Science Association’s vision is a world where science is at the heart of our culture and society. Our local branches are spread across the UK and run by volunteers from a range of backgrounds. The branches run events in their communities, driven by the interests of the volunteers themselves, and always need help with ideas, marketing and logistics.

Organised by British Science Association

Established in 1831, the British Science Association (BSA) is a charity whose vision is a world where science is at the heart of our culture and society. The BSA organises major initiatives across the UK, including British Science Week, the British Science Festival, and the CREST Awards. In addition, the BSA supports regional and local events through its network of volunteer branches. The BSA currently has 35 branches, run by teams of volunteers from a range of backgrounds who organise a variety of events for their communities, driven by the interests of the volunteers themselves. These include family activites, lectures and debates, film screenings, pub quizzes, science-art workshops, and much more. Whether you’re a great organiser, a financial pro, a whizz at graphic design, or someone with lots of ideas, we’d love to hear from you, and our branches could benefit from your involvement.