Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and its members. With a passion to promote a wider public appetite and interest in architecture through its website, exhibitions, talks and four million-strong collections, the RIBA has led the profession since its foundation in 1834, and continues to lead as architects face the challenges of the 21st century.
A confident and resourceful individual reporting to the Head of Education Projects, you will manage and support higher education-related projects and services provided by the RIBA, including, but not limited to:
The administration of education trust funds, dealing with grant applications and screening applicants.
Development of platforms (lectures, seminars, publications, etc) to allow the undergraduate and postgraduate student and academic communities, as well as recipients of funding from the RIBA, to promote their academic output.
Contributing to the day-to-day duties involved with the prestigious annual RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards and the biennial Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architecture. This includes activities such as entries registration, overseeing the operation of the judging stages and ensuring the smooth running of the awards ceremony and exhibition.
Assisting with the production of RIBA's regular email newsletters to students and graduates, including uploading content onto web pages (for which training will be provided).
Facilitating clear communications between the student, graduate and academic communities and the RIBA, in person or through digital (including social networking) channels.
A good all-rounder, you will be able to work independently and as part of a committed team, possess excellent interpersonal skills, a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritise to deadlines. Relevant experience in one or more of the following fields is essential: committee support (including preparing agendas and minutes), event management, project management, higher education, academic research, grant administration.
If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the Applicants Statement and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and send it together with a CV and covering letter, for the attention of John-Paul Nunes by email: email@example.com or by post: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD.
Closing date: 10 September 2012
Interviews: Mid to late September 2012
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The RIBA is an Equal Opportunities Employer