Application for Science Experience Manager

Full Time

Circa £28,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

International Centre for Life, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Would you like to join 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. We are proudly independent, entrepreneurial and quirky – and we are always interested in hearing from people with the talent, drive and skills to help us continue to make a difference.

 We want to inspire everyone in North East England to explore and enjoy science and to discover its relevance to their own lives. This has never been more relevant that it is today.

A key part of Life is the science centre, which opened in May 2000. It is the science centre for the North. Our varied and exciting engagement programme serves families, schools, adults, pre schoolers and teenagers.  

This is an exciting time to join us as we continue our work to deliver engaging science experiences and take on new challenges.  We are delighted to welcome applications for the below role: -

SCIENCE EXPERIENCE MANAGER

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic professional with experience managing programmes and teams in an informal learning environment or visitor attraction. You will manage the development and delivery of an innovative and high-quality experience for visitors. You will be audience focused, have exceptional customer service skills and will be responsible for day-to-day management of the programme.   You will motivate and inspire the Programme and Explainer teams so that they connect our visitors with STEM, develop skills and aspirations and above all have great fun during their visit. Excellent communication and strong management skills are essential.  

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Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request.

If you would like an informal chat, please contact Natalie Daring, Science Engagement Director by email at Natalie.daring@life.org.uk.

Interviews will be held remotely on: -  Wednesday, 11 August 2021.

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form by Friday, 30 July 2021.

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

Registered Charity Number: 1059607

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