Working for the Society

Established in 1866, the Royal Aeronautical Society is the world’s only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community.  We currently have the following vacancies:

Membership Assistant

The RAeS is currently looking for an organised individual to take on the role of Membership Assistant. 

This role will be to provide administrative support to the Membership and Professional Standards Department relating to:

Collection and processing of membership subscriptions and application fees 
Processing membership applications and maintain membership data 
Responding to membership and Engineering Council registration enquiries
Supporting activities to recruit, retain and engage members
Monitoring of CPD activities

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE/O level (Maths and English) and will have practical experience of administration and working within a customer focused environment.  A vocational qualification in business or administration would be an advantage.

Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure are essential to the role.

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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
London 
W1J 7BQ

or by email to: debbie.fox@aerosociety.com

Event and Sales Co-ordination Manager

No.4 Hamilton Place (The Royal Aeronautical Society) is a luxurious Edwardian town house complete with a magnificent roof terrace overlooking Hyde Park. We ensure our guests experience the highest standards of service, comfort and technology.

The venue boasts 10 rooms in total. Our classic rooms retain their original, ornate and elegant features whilst our modern rooms provide the latest state of the art audio visual facilities.

With private and corporate clients, the venue is ideally suited for a variety of events including weddings, conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions and dinners.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced and driven individual to take on the role of Event and Sales Co-ordination Manager.

This is an exciting role where the post holder will obtain new business and provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers. They will also need to assist in maintaining the upkeep of No.4 Hamilton Place.

The role will also focus on achievement and delivery of financial and quality standards in adherence with the annual sales and marketing plan. 

Tasks will include dealing with venue enquires, CRM administration for venue bookings, invoicing for events and commission, event management on event days, creating the staff rota and organising cleaners.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, have excellent communication and organisational skills and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

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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
London 
W1J 7BQ

or by email to: debbie.fox@aerosociety.com

Porter/Venue Service Assistant

The Venue Service Assistant will be required to assist with the maintenance facilities of the venue.

The key elements of the role are to ensure that event and conference rooms are set up as required by internal and external clients.  This role is physically demanding as it requires lifting of tables, chairs, furniture etc on a daily basis.

The VSA will also be required to assist on reception on an ad hoc basis, answering the telephone and greeting visitors.

This role requires an individual with previous experience within a similar role, together with excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate must be flexible in approach with a ‘can do’ attitude.

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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
London 
W1J 7BQ

or by email to: debbie.fox@aerosociety.com

Conference Producer

The Conference Producer will be required to assist the Head of Conferences with planning, organising and managing a series of high profile conferences, events and workshops.

The role will also focus on industry research to formulate commercially successful event agenda’s to compliment the existing RAeS programme of events.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, an in-depth knowledge in conference production or management and be innovative and creative with a ‘can do attitude’

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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
London
W1J 7BQ

or by email to: debbie.fox@aerosociety.com

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:

hr@aerosociety.com

or send them by post to:

HR Department
Royal Aeronautical Society
No. 4 Hamilton Place
London
W1J 7BQ

No agencies thank you. 

The Royal Aeronautical Society is an equal opportunity employer.