Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London

Post:           Events Coordinator
Hours:         17.5 hours

Able to work flexibly

Salary:        £27,848 to £31,693 pro rata per annum

Closing Date: 24 January 2016

The Pears Institute has a national and an international profile. It has a reputation for its innovative approach to research and teaching, and for the range and quality of events it runs through the year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with initiative and drive to support the Institute’s work. Working closely with the Institute’s Manager, you will play a key role in organizing and promoting the Institute’s extensive programme of symposia, conferences and public lectures through the year.

You will also act as the first point of contact for enquiries from the general public external organizations, academics and students. In addition, you will provide administrative support to the Institute’s Director and Manager to ensure the smooth running of the centre; this will include maintaining the Institute’s database and updating the website.

You will also have the ability to work flexibly to support the Institute’s event programme. The events, around 20 each year, take place on different days of the week, sometimes in the early evening and occasionally at weekends.

About the Pears Institute

The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism is unique in Britain. It is dedicated to the study of antisemitism and to understanding all forms of racism, prejudice and xenophobia.

The Institute is a centre of innovative research and teaching and contributes to discussion and public policy formation on antisemitism and intolerance as well as holding a range of academic and public events through the year.

Based at Birkbeck, University of London, and established by Pears Foundation, the Institute is both independent and inclusive.

For further information about the Pears Institute please visit the following website: www.pearsinstitute.bbk.ac.uk

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on 24 January 2016

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3 February 2016

For further information on this opportunity contact Jan Davison, Head of Communications and Institute Manager: j.davison@bbk.ac.uk

For further information and to apply visit the Birkbeck Jobs Page