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Applications Invited For IEEE UK and Ireland Sponsorship and External Support Officer

Applications are invited for the role of an IEEE UK and Ireland Sponsorship and External Support Officer.

IEEE UK and Ireland is the largest Section in Region 8, and  one of the largest Sections outside the US. The section is looking for a volunteer from our UK and Ireland Section to take on the task of identifying and proactively seeking sponsorship from reputable national and international parties in industry, academia and government bodies.

Reporting to the Section Chair and Treasurer, the Sponsorship and External Support Officer will work with the Section Executive and Chapter Chairs to facilitate value added events to the membership buttressed by added external sponsorship thereby serving our membership and promoting the technology to advance humanity.

No prior experience in securing or negotiating sponsorship is essential and all potential volunteers that feel they have good communication, persuasion and organisational skill are welcome to apply by providing a short statement of intent and why they are the right person for the job.

The post is nominally for a 2-year period, which may be extended by mutual agreement.

Candidates from industry or academia with experience of fundraising, strategy and a passion for supporting IEEE events are invited to join in this voluntary activity. If you are interested please email your CV and a Position Statement to the Section Nomination and Appointment chair- Prof Ali Hessami at nominations@ieee-ukandireland.org stating:

  • Background and involvement in IEEE and related activities;
  • Experience in similar capacities;
  • Availability.

The closing date for applications is 30th August 2020 and successful applicants will be notified by the Section Chair – Dr Mona Ghassemian.

Download Role Specification