Application for Science Engagement Producer (Science Centre)

Would you like to work with a charitable trust that’s unlike any other in the world? The International Centre for Life (or ‘Life’ as we’re known) is a pioneering science village in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is home to researchers, clinicians, technologists and science engagement professionals who work side by side to help improve the health and well-being of people living in North East England.  

At its heart is the award-winning Life Science Centre which provides a varied and exciting engagement programme for families, school children, adults, teenagers and pre-schoolers.  Its aim is to inspire everyone to explore and enjoy science and to discover its relevance to their own lives.  This has never been more relevant than it is today as we live in a world that’s shaped increasingly by developments in science and technology.


Science Engagement Producer (Science Centre)

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

Hours: Full-time (37 hours per week) permanent

This is an exciting new role for an enthusiastic person, experienced in producing and delivering engaging and fun activities. Working to the Head of Public Engagement, you will support the daily delivery of the science engagement programme in our busy science centre. You will develop, manage and deliver highly engaging activities and events for a variety of different audiences - particularly for our core family audience - and train and mentor the delivery team.

With experience of working in a similar venue and preferably in a science communication role, you will be an experienced presenter and facilitator and have an aptitude for researching information and generating ideas. You will have a passion for STEM and contemporary science issues.

Life is a welcoming, friendly environment and we offer a range of team benefits including a wellbeing day and a day off on your birthday, access to wellbeing initiatives and a EAP, electric car scheme and discounted car-parking in the centre of Newcastle.

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request. For further information regarding this post, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website. 

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form which can be accessed from our website at by 3rd December 2023.

Job description and person specification here >

Interview dates 12th and 13th December.

The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award. Life has achieved silver accreditation under the North East Better Health at Work Scheme. 

Registered Charity Number: 1059607