Public Programmes Assistant
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- Full Time
Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.
The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.
Salary: c£22,400pa (based on experience)
Location: London: regular onsite attendance, some hybrid working
Hours: 35 hours per week, Permanent
Why Join us? Our Benefits:
The RIBA offers an amazing employee benefits package which includes (a) a generous pension scheme with employer contributions (up to 12%), (b) life assurance, (c) annual leave of 26.5 days plus bank holidays, paid closure of 3.5 discretionary days between Christmas and New Year and a half-day for Christmas Shopping plus a season ticket loan. For more details on our benefits click here
About the Role
RIBA is seeking an energetic and resourceful Public Programmes Assistant to help support the delivery and administration of its exhibitions and events programme, a key part of RIBA’s new House of Architecture plans: https://www.architecture.com/about/House-of-Architecture
RIBA is a leading national voice for architecture, creating world-class exhibitions and events programmes for both a specialist audience and for the broader public. At our RIBA headquarters at 66 Portland Place we have three galleries for architecture, and events spaces. We host some of the biggest names in architecture, alongside emerging talent, for lectures and talks in our unique venue in central London, alongside working with other cultural partners on exciting onsite and offsite events.
We are looking for someone keen to start a career in public programming, who will undertake a variety of administrative duties for the public programmes team and support with the delivery of a wide range of engaging and thought-provoking public events. A key part of the role is to oversee the administration of events, including liaison with the marketing and content teams and other internal stakeholders, liaison with external partners, managing our online bookings, booking travel for speakers and minuting meetings, as well as evaluation of our overall public programmes. You’ll be present for our key events, usually at 66 Portland Place but occasionally elsewhere, helping ensure all runs smoothly.
Wondering what we are looking for?
The successful candidate will have experience in a range of administrative duties within a busy office.
- Your organisational skills and methodical approach will allow you to work on several tasks simultaneously, and you’ll be able to prioritise effectively.
- You will have a good standard of written English, sound knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and solid communication skills. Ideally, you’ll have an interest in architecture and/or cultural programming and a willingness to learn and develop in the role.
If you would like to apply for the position, please view the full job description below (found at 'supporting documents') and submit your CV and covering letter.
Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application.
Closing date: Wednesday 28 September 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 10 or 17 October 2022
(Please note that we may close an advert earlier than the date above if an exceptionally high volume of applications is received)
The RIBA aims to be an inclusive employer, committed to developing a varied and mixed workforce where all are encouraged to be themselves. We value applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.
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