Farringdon, Greater London
£22,000 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

Understanding Animal Research (UAR) is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic graduate to help drive forward its volunteer speaking programme in schools.

The successful candidate will be a committed supporter of the humane use of animals for medical research with a passion for communication. They will enjoy public speaking and science writing and will be keen to experiment with new ideas and approaches in classrooms and workshops.

This is a very people-directed role and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a willingness to engage positively with critical opinion. The candidate will need to promote our programmes in schools, industry and academia and to maintain good relations with a growing number of volunteers.

This is a full-time role and you will be based in our London office but be expected to travel within the UK as necessary to talk in schools and elsewhere.

Candidate specification

The right candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  1. A good degree, preferably in a science subject.
  2. An enthusiasm for public speaking and outreach work.
  3. Some knowledge and understanding of the role and importance of animal research.
  4. An understanding of what constitutes effective educational activities and resources
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How to apply

Click the Apply with CharityJob button and upload your CV and a supporting statement explaining how you meet the candidate specification outlined above.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 6 October.

Refreshed on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 06 October 2019
Tags: Advocacy, Volunteer Management