Work for us

Published: 29 May 2019

Work for us

We are now recruiting for three roles in our Communications and Fellowship teams.

  1. Engagement Manager
  2. Fellowship Support Manager (Dissemination)
  3. Administrator

 

1. Engagement Manager

As Engagement Manager in our expanding Communications team, you will help to define a new engagement strategy reaching out to multiple sectors, policy-makers and influencers on many of today’s key issues. You will be pivotal in sharing innovative ideas from hundreds of Fellows’ research trips around the world and their projects across the UK. You will help to build the charity’s presence, influence and networks, by systematically promoting Fellows and staff within key sectors.

You will drive this process from start to finish: researching issues, identifying influencers, spotting and creating engagement opportunities (such as talks, events and briefings), sharing knowledge through a range of channels, and co-ordinating long-term relationships with stakeholders. Working closely with the Communications Director, you will also be involved in launching an ‘ideas and issues’ section on the website and will be fully involved in a major rebrand exercise.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of managing an effective engagement strategy, the ability to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, an interest in researching and impacting a wide range of topical issues, and strong presentational skills in writing and in person. If you’re an ideas person with a strategic approach and creative flair, with an audience-focussed approach and a passion for promoting new ideas and remarkable people across the whole of UK society, then please email harriett.stevens@harrishill.co.uk for more details.

Apply by 7 July. Details and application here.

2. Fellowship Support Manager (Dissemination) - 12 months cover

As Fellowship Support Manager (Dissemination) you will play a pivotal role in supporting Fellows to share and implementing their findings, including providing constructive feedback on their reports, managing the post travel grants programme and developing and signposting to additional opportunities outside of WCMT, including further funding. You will also lead on the organisation of the New Fellows’ Seminars and the biennial Award Ceremony.

Our ideal candidate will have empathy and excellent, confident interpersonal skills, exceptional editorial skills and ability to multi-task, impeccable attention to detail and a proven ability to successfully manage varied and competing demands. They will have high IT literacy and take pride in maintaining high standards in their work. They will also enjoy working as a part of a small team and the variety that brings. You can find more information here.

Apply by 17 July. Details and application here.

3. Administrator

As Administrator you will be WCMT’s front of house: answering the phone, welcoming visitors and ensuring all administrative aspects of the office are smoothly attended to. You will support the yearly selection process for the Fellowships, assisting applicants with their queries, receiving claims for expenses and running the administrative aspects of the interview programme. You will also work as an integral part of the Fellowship team, leading on Fellows’ merchandise orders, thank you letters and organising the biannual House of Lords tea.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent administration skills, personable manner on the phone and in person, impeccable attention to detail and a proven ability to successfully manage varied and competing demands. They will have high IT literacy and take pride in maintaining high standards in their work. They will also enjoy working as a part of a small team and will be enthusiastic about meeting Fellows and learning about new sectors. You can find out more by emailing Shweta Prabhakar at shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk.

Apply by 19 July. Details and application here.