Working for the Society

CAREERS AND OUTREACH OFFICER - up to £25k (+ benefits)

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) is the world’s foremost professional organisation for the aerospace and aviation sectors.  With over 20,000 members in 100 countries across the globe, it is recognised throughout the aerospace and aviation community in both civil aviation and military circles. 2016 will mark the Society’s 150th year during which our careers and youth engagement activities will be showcased. 

The Careers, Education and Skills Department is an integral part of the Society, responsible for delivering activities which meet the Society’s educational and charitable aims. These activities are particularly focused on promoting aerospace and aviation and relevant STEM subjects to young people, parents, teachers and careers advisors through innovative events and projects, and supporting individuals seeking employment in the sector at all stages of their careers. 

The postholder will assist the Head of Skills and Careers in a range of tasks, including acting as a point of contact for careers enquiries; providing careers advice, information and guidance via 1-2-1 sessions and through the delivery of university and college workshops across the UK; exhibiting at external events including trade fairs, air shows, careers and skills events; planning the Society’s outreach events programme for schools; maintaining the Society’s careers information online and our social media presence, and ensuring the smooth running of the office’s day-to-day activities. 

This is a varied and challenging role which will suit a people-focused self-starter able to manage multiple deadlines and who is highly organised. 


  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent professional experience/qualifications

  • At least one year’s experience in an office-based, customer-focused role 

  • Preferably experience of working in a careers function, not-for-profit and/or educational environment 

  • Teamworking skills and ability to work independently

  • Excellent oral and written English

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Organisational and planning skills and time management

  • IT (MS Office and CRM)

  • Strong interest in careers guidance, education and outreach and supporting young people’s achievements

London based. The role requires some evening and weekend work as well as UK travel.

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To apply please send a covering letter of no more than two pages and a CV to:

Debbie Fox
HR Manager
Royal Aeronautical Society
No.4 Hamilton Place
W1J 7BQ 

or by email to: 

The closing date for applications is Monday 29 September 2014. Interviews will be held at the Society’s headquarters on Thursday 9 October 2014.

Events Marketing Internship

The RAeS Conference & Events Department has an opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic individual to gain experience in events and marketing. The internship is offered for 3 months but flexible working hours are available.

What does the role involve?

  • Writing copy for marketing and promotional literature
  • Producing e-marketing copy for events
  • Market research into prospective target audiences and profiles
  • Developing marketing campaigns for projects including events, merchandise and proceedings
  • Publishing events onto the website using content management system (CMS)
  • Engaging with members and the wider public through social media tools
  • Answering delegates enquiries by email, phone and in person
  • Assist with delegate registrations and financial transactions
  • Preparing conference delegate packs
  • Assisting at events with set up and registration on the day


More information is available by downloading the role description. To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV and covering letter, including details of your availability, to:

or send them by post to:

HR Department
Royal Aeronautical Society
No. 4 Hamilton Place

No agencies thank you. 

The Royal Aeronautical Society is an equal opportunity employer.