Royal Society For The Encouragement Of Arts, Manufactures And Commerce
Royal Society For The Encouragement Of Arts, Manufactures And Commerce

Charity registered in Scotland SC037784

The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action. We believe that all human beings have creative capacities that, when understood and supported, can be mobilised to deliver a 21st century enlightenment. Supported by our 29,000 Fellows, we share powerful ideas, carry out cutting-edge research and build networks and opportunities for people to collaborate, helping to create fulfilling lives and a flourishing society. If you're a champion of new ideas and want to support our mission of a 21st century enlightenment, then we want to hear from you - find out more about joining the Fellowship.

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Network Engagement Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,089 pro-rata
  • Working from home, ideally based in or around Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 26th February 2019

  • Are you looking to play a part in creating a more enlightened Scotland?
  • Are you interested in working for a progressive and constantly evolving organisation?
  • Do you have the skills and energy to engage with our diverse Fellowship and a wide range of projects and ideas?

We’re looking for a Network Engagement Co-ordinator to help us increase RSA Scotland impact and activity across the country to work with us 21 hours a week from home mostly with occasional travel. Ideally you will be based in or around Edinburgh. This is a one year contract.

The Network Engagement Co-ordinator works with the Head of RSA Scotland to deliver the RSA’s work in Scotland. Working with Fellows, networks and partners, you will lead on developing a high-quality communications strategy and programme; support the delivery of regular events across the country; and act as the first point of contact for general Fellowship enquiries. Coming at a time when RSA Scotland is making a difference across areas of social change such as basic income, inclusive growth and heritage, you will have a chance to play an integral role in taking our work to the next level.

You’ll show a commitment to the RSA’s mission and ideally be able to demonstrate an interest in the key research areas of the organisation. You will have strong organisational skills, the ability to work flexibly and be willing to support colleagues with strong interpersonal skills, and the confidence and ability to communicate effectively. You’ll be an excellent time manager and multi-tasker with strong experience working in a digital communications team, preferably in a charity or think tank environment.

What the role involves:


  • Developing a communication strategy to ensure Fellows are connected to the work of the RSA

Event Management

  • Supporting and delivering a range of events across Scotland


  • Supporting the efficient functioning of the RSA in Scotland

The RSA combines thought leadership with civic innovation to further human progress. Building on our 260 year history as a beacon for enlightenment values, the RSA is currently at an exciting period in its history. We provide platforms for leading experts through the UK’s most ambitious free public lecture series, our projects generate new models for tackling the social challenges of today and we are building on our network of over 29,000 Fellows around the world – these are achievers and influencers from every field with a real commitment to progressive and social change.

We offer great benefits, including 29 days holiday (plus bank holidays), additional wellbeing allowance, free fellowship throughout employment and lots more!