Join the TechFest team and play a part in helping all those that attend our events experience science, technology, engineering and mathematics in ways that they never have before!

This is a unique opportunity for you to work with the North East of Scotland's Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and help to promote STEM to young people and the wider community. See below for job opportunities.  


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Job Title: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Co-ordinator

Please click here to apply. Closing Date: Wednesday 21st February 2018

Job Purpose:

The Co-ordinator’s role is plan, develop, promote and deliver successful events, programmes, services which will promotes STEM to young people and the wider community

Key responsibilities and accountabilities :

Accountable is defined as: required or expected to justify actions or decisions

Responsible is defined as: having an obligation to do something.

As a team of STEM Co-ordinators you will share the following accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • · Accountable and Responsible for delivering Events for the company. Duties will include:

- Co-ordinating the Events

- Running the events

- Evaluating the events

- Managing the budget for the events.

  • · Accountable and responsible for delivering the Festival. Duties will include:

- Sourcing presenters

- Designing Workshops

- Sourcing Workshops

- assist in developing the programme

- assist in the recruitment of staff for the festival

- the administration & logistics of the festival

- participate in the festival

- evaluation of the festival

- report on the evaluation of the festival

  • · Accountable and responsible for Bespoke Programme Services.

- Co-ordinate the design of the bespoke programmes whether this is in-house or external

- Produce the new programmes

- Quality assurance of the new programmes

- Organise the administration and logistics for delivering the programmes

- Deliver the programmes where required

- Evaluate the new programmes

- Manage the budget

  • · Responsible for the Line Management of Administrators, Assistants and volunteers
  • · Promote the Company Activities, also via social media.
  • · Undertake and fulfil other duties as may be reasonably requested, in line with your skills, knowledge, abilities and personal development opportunities.

Skills & Knowledge requirements: (either essential or desirable)

  • · Knowledge of and experience of working for a Science based organisation (essential)
  • · Knowledge of and/or experience in working with a Charity (desirable)
  • · Knowledge of and/or experience in working with children (essential)
  • · Has good Project Management skills (essential)
  • · Excellent organisational and time management skills (essential)
  • · Previous experience of managing people (desirable)
  • · Successfully increases productivity through involving others (essential)
  • · Has a knowledge of budgeting (desirable)
  • · Thorough, accurate with excellent attention to detail.
  • · A proven record as a team player who has the ability and confidence to work on own initiative and independently when needed (essential)
  • · A proven ability to work to under pressure and to tight deadlines (essential)
  • · A confident and enthusiastic communicator with all sectors sponsors, supporters,teachers, pupils and members of the public (desirable)
  • · Self-motivated and a willingness to contribute ideas (essential)
  • · Good IT skills are required (essential)
  • · Experience in social media and website maintenance (desirable)
  • · A full clean driving licence and access to own car (desirable)
  • · Keeps other team members well informed (essential)
  • · Has a clear, concise and direct form of written communication (essential)

Personal Qualities:

  • · Has a strong sense of fairness
  • · Listens actively to what others are saying
  • · Is adaptable, flexible and responsive
  • · Is open, warm and positive
  • · Treats everyone with respect and trust
  • · A flexible approach is essential in all areas - weekend and evening working will be required prior and during the Festival
  • · You will be required to successfully complete a Disclosure Scotland check at enhanced level

Job Type: Full-time


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