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It’s our goal to become an inclusive place to work and for our teams to better reflect our city and the people who visit us. As part of this, we're working hard to reimagine our recruitment process and make it more equitable.

We want to work with you to ensure its as equitable and accessible as possible. If you have any questions or ideas, we'd love you to get in touch via people@wethecurious.org

Assistant Producer: Communities​

Our Assistant Producer: Communities, is a proactive, practical role which works to share the We The Curious experience with the widest possible audience, both inside and outside our building. ​Initially, your time will be focused on building and maintaining diverse community relationships across the city; working with local partners to better understand their needs. In response, you will develop playful and accessible experiences for the public which cultivate curiosity. ​  ​

Over time, you will help to identify opportunities to progress community relationships and support the development of collaborative projects, which offer deeper and more sustained engagement, creating space for underrepresented voices in STEM to be heard. 

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum, dependent on experience​​

Contract: Permanent​​

Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hours a week (1.0 FTE)​

Deadline for applications:  Monday 5th December 2022, Midnight

Interview date(s): 13th & 14th December ​2022

Start date: Ideally mid to late January 2023, depending on notice period

Job description and how to apply

Including everyone 

We value the positive impact greater representation will have on our organisation, programmes and culture. It’s our goal to become an inclusive place to work and for our teams to better reflect our city and the people who visit us. ​​

We welcome applications from people of all lived experiences and particularly those that are not well represented* in the science centre sector. ​​

We want to work with you to ensure the recruitment process is accessible for you, please contact us if you have questions about We The Curious, our accessibility or recruitment process at people@wethecurious.org    ​​

*By not well represented we mean people with lived experience including but not limited to:​

_African and African-Caribbean heritage​

_South Asian and East Asian heritage ​

_Other minoritised ethnic groups

_Disabled​

_Neurodivergent ​

_Visually Impaired ​

_Deaf community

_LGBTQIA+ and/or non-binary   ​

_Working class background​

_Didn’t go to university or first in your immediate family to attend University

 

Volunteer with us...

As an educational charity, we work with our local communities to help us create a future where everyone is included, curious and inspired to build a better world together. 

Volunteers are a hugely important part of the work we do and help us bring science to life in a variety of ways.

By joining our volunteer programme you will meet new people, share and gain new skills as well as have fun! Our volunteer opportunities are flexible and varied. You can choose from a wide range of opportunities including working with our visitors in our exhibition spaces, supporting school workshops, helping with our shop as well as getting out and about with the team at local community venues and events.

You don’t need to have a background in science. Feel free to get in touch to find out more.

 

Interested in our volunteer programme?

Want to know more? Chat to our Volunteering Team on 0117 915 7122 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)