AGI and RGS (with IBG) seek a Senior Public Affairs Manager - 20/03/2017

With the AGI now working alongside the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), the two organisations are now looking for someone who can help to raise their mutual profiles and broadcast their enthusiasm about the potential for geographic information, technologies and techniques to best effect and help them achieve their common goals.

The position of Senior Public Affairs Manager is funded by both the AGI and RBS-IBG. Employment will be through the RGS-IBG, but the successful candidate will be working on objectives that are agreed with a joint advisory group. He or she will also be communicating with stakeholders at all levels, developing contacts, and proving their capability in terms of advocacy and outreach.

As someone with a strong interest in geographic information, the successful candidate will have an excellent aptitude for fostering knowledge exchange between academic, business, government communities and practitioner communities – and may also have experience in policy sector or parliamentary affairs.

For more details, please download the full job description:

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To see the job advertised on the RGS (with IBG) website, click here.

Candidates should email a CV and a covering letter, setting out their suitability for the post and how they fulfil the selection criteria, to Dr Rita Gardner at

Applications must be received by 10:00am on 27 March 2017. Interviews will be held on 18 April 2017. Please note that the AGI and RGS with IBG are unable to respond to all applications and can only notify shortlisted candidates.

Last updated: 03/04/2017