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IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the global professional membership organisation for chemical engineers and process engineers.

With a membership exceeding 44,000 members in over 120 countries, and offices in the Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and the UK; IChemE aims to be the organisation of choice for chemical engineers. We promote competence and a commitment to best practice, advance the discipline for the benefit of society and support the professional development of our members. We are the only organisation licensed to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status.

We are seeking to fill the following vacancies:

Position Location Closing date
Graphic Designer Rugby 28 August 2017
Business and Membership Development Executive  Rugby / Central London 15 September 2017
Membership & Customer Service Administrator Rugby 15 September 2017

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Graphic Designer
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 (depending on experience)

IChemE is looking for an enthusiastic graphic designer to join its publications team. The role provides design support throughout the organisation, producing material for all IChemE activities as required, and notably with the PR & Communications team, where input is required on corporate branding activities. The role will also involve producing and administering artwork for the Institution’s monthly magazine, The Chemical Engineer, related supplements and the associated website: www.thechemicalengineer.com

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in graphic design, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their competence in layout as well as a good working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Creative Suite on the Macintosh platform.

IChemE is looking for an enthusiastic graphic designer to join its publications team. The role provides design support throughout the organisation, producing material for all IChemE activities as required, and notably with the PR & Communications team, where input is required on corporate branding activities. The role will also involve producing and administering artwork for the Institution’s monthly magazine, The Chemical Engineer, related supplements and the associated website: www.thechemicalengineer.com

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • working to brand guidelines and templates to prepare original artwork for IChemE corporate material (print and digital) – e.g. annual review, reports, pop-up banners, business cards, forms, adverts, posters, newsletters, invites, certificates, and web banners
  • ensuring all recruitment & display adverts for The Chemical Engineer magazine and supplements are submitted and laid out to schedule and specification
  • uploading relevant content to thechemicalengineer.com website
  • building and managing excellent customer service relationships throughout the design and production process and ensuring our corporate style and brand is maintained

 

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to work well as a team. They will have the confidence to provide creative input, work well under pressure and be decisive. Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills are crucial to excel in this role as well as a keen eye for detail.

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and to occasionally engage in business discussions outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office although some occasional travel may be required within the UK. Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

This is a permanent role based on 37.5 hours per week.

Starting annual salary will be in the region of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits which includes a very generous pension scheme and flexitime.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team, email recruitment@icheme.org

(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)

The closing date for applications is close of business Monday 28 August 2017.

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 4 September 2017.


Business and Membership Development Executive
(12 month fixed term contract)
Location: Rugby (CV21 3HQ) or Central London (W1B 1PN) 
Salary band: £26,000 - £33,000

IChemE is looking for an articulate and commercially minded Business and Membership Development Executive to cover a 12 month period of maternity leave.

Account managing the biggest industry players and top universities in your region to increase financial investment and engagement in IChemE activities; you will be confident and skilled in building strong customer relationships and creatively generating sales opportunities.

You will have an established sales and marketing background with a successful track record of delivering results against an array of targets. Ideally, you will have relevant technical knowledge of the science and engineering profession. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills, be persuasive and have the charisma to become an ambassador of IChemE.

You must be competent in Microsoft Office and have an understanding of databases and CRM systems.

The position could be based at either our Rugby head office or at our Central London office. A full and clean UK driving licence is essential for this role.

This is a full time role based on 37.5 hours a week however it is not a 9-5 desk role, instead, this is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual who is looking to travel extensively across the UK and take a proactive role in building key industry relationships, seeking opportunities and delivering results.

Starting salary will be in the region of £26,000 - £33,000 per annum (depending on experience and location) plus benefits which includes a very generous pension scheme and flexitime. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

Please note that this role if for a fixed term period of 12 months to cover maternity leave.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team, email recruitment@icheme.org

(Applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)

The closing date for applications is close of business Friday 15 September 2017.


Membership & Customer Service Administrator  
(12 month fixed term contract potentially leading to permanent)
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary band: £17,000 - £20,000

We are looking for a key individual to carry out the role of Membership & Customer Service Administrator, to provide excellent customer service to members around the world by responding to queries, providing guidance, processing membership and registration applications and potentially assisting with committee meetings.

You will be educated to A’ level standard and have a strong customer service background. You will be IT literate (including databases) and have experience of working in a busy, international office environment. Excellent communication skills are a must. Attention to detail, ability to prioritise and a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential to succeed in this role.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Providing detailed advice to members and potential members regarding membership grade eligibility
  • Processing membership and registration applications using online web based workflow systems within agreed timeframes
  • Tracking and following up with stakeholders (including volunteers) to ensure timely completion of activities
  • Providing support and information to IChemE committees
  • Seeking opportunities for continuous improvement and enhanced procedures
  • Writing and updating operational process documentation

 

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and to engage in business discussions outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office although some occasional travel may be required within the UK.

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week. The role is for a fixed term period of 12 months however it could lead to a more permanent position.

Starting salary will be in the region of £17,000 - £20,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits which includes a very generous pension scheme and flexitime. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team, email: recruitment@icheme.org
(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed).

The closing date for all applications is close of business Friday 15 September 2017.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 20 September 2017. 

 

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IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).