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Vacancy: Programmes Officer (Diversity)

The Royal Economic Society (RES) is the principal learned society and membership organization for economics in the UK. It was founded in 1890 and has over 6000 members worldwide.

A unique opportunity in a varied role to make a real difference to the Society’s Diversity agenda. This postholder will provide programme and administrative support to the Member Operations Director, supporting two Networks. The Diversity and Inclusion Network as part of the Diversity & Inclusion Programme and the UK Women in Economics Network, reporting to the Women’s Committee

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Diversity & Inclusion Network and UK Women in Economics Network (UK WEN) meetings and initiatives, working with the Member Operations Director, Diversity Champion, Women’s Committee Chair, UK WEN Chair and others members of the UK WEN Steering Committee.
  • Working with initiative leads on event coordination and administration.
  • Creating and supporting the internal and external communications to facilitate and promote the initiatives, working with the Digital Communications Officer and social media volunteers.
  • Maintaining the website pages related to the post, coordinating resources from Network members and working with the relevant Steering Committees to ensure the information is accurate and accessible.
  • Gathering data related to the impact of the diversity initiatives, reporting this back to the initiative leads.
  • Provide administrative support to maintain the network lists and distribute relevant communications to Network members.
  • Support other activities that fall within the RES Diversity and Inclusion agenda.

Please send your CV along with a personal statement outlining how you meet each person specification point. Applications that have not linked the personal statement to the person specification points will not be considered. Applications should be emailed to officemanager@res.org.uk  by 9am Thursday 02 March. Late applications will not be considered. Interviews will take place week commencing the 06 March 2023.

Enquiries: For further information, or if you require any reasonable adjustments in submitting your application, please contact the Office Manager via e-mail at officemanager@res.org.uk.

Programmes Officer Job Description

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