We're a small organisation with growing reach and sometimes a growing team. From time to time there are opportunities for freelancers, contractors and possibly full-timers to come on board and help us towards a greater provision of the unique things we do. Check out what we're looking for at the moment below. All enquiries to jobs@stemettes.co.uk

Stemettes runs a number of public events, workshops and online outreach activities to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related careers to girls and female students, using a network of women working in the STEM industry. We enable girls, their parents and other influencers to see the possibilities and make an informed decision about STEM careers - in an attempt to boost the number of women in the UK’s STEM workforce.

We have supporters in the UK Government & EU Commission, industry employers (such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Telefonica/O2, Centrica and Deutsche Bank) and fellow STEM outreach organisations and have been featured in Forbes, the BBC, the Guardian, the Observer, the Times and the Huffington Post. Since our inception in February 2013, we have given more than 40,000 girls across the UK and Europe positive experiences with STEM.

Apply for the relevant position by sending a CV and cover letter to jobs@stemettes.co.uk, answering any questions detailed below.

 

About the ‘Logistics Stemette’ role

We are looking for someone to provide event support across our public events & cohort programmes full- for at least a year. We are going through a transition phase as an organisation and require someone special to be a part of our powerful team – as we document success, formalise processes and get ready to scale. The Logistics Stemette will be a part of a team of full-timers, part-timers and freelancers. Stemettes is an exciting, disruptive organisation with an encouraging and passionate Board of Directors. We have strong aims and ambitions to change mindsets and social norms for girls and STEM. As a result we are seeking someone proactive with a high degree of passion. Stemettes regularly interacts with industry leaders, influencers and media around the world and where necessary the Logistics Stemette will have the opportunity to participate in these interactions.
Responsibilities
  • Planning and organising Stemette events effectively following our planning process
  • Booking travel, couriers and freelancers for each event within our finance processes
  • Communicating with event partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries around each event
  • Supporting the booking of event partnership meetings
  • Creating partnership collateral for events
  • Ordering merchandise and managing distribution & sales
  • Supporting facilitation for our events & workshops
  • Support the Stemettes dedication to giving girls excellent STEM experiences and helping them make informed career decisions.
This role is similar to an Event officer/Co-ordinator or Projects Officer role in other organisations.
Qualities
  • Strong interpersonal skills / Customer Service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work to deadlines
  • Organised person, able to create and work with structure
  • Good Digital Skills including Social Media platforms
You will report to Events Stemette and work alongside Head Stemette as well as the rest of the team. You will not directly manage other staff members but will ensure that the necessities for our reporting efforts are met and understood by all members across the Stemettes team. September start date.

We will pay £21-24k plus expenses to the successful candidate, in line with the London Living Wage. The contract will reflect your experience and capabilities, as well as Stemettes’ not-for-profit status and expectations from our partners. You will be working flexibly 5 days a week, based at our London offices in Bethnal Green. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check in keeping with our Safeguarding policy.

By 19th August 2019, supply a CV and Cover Letter that includes the phrases (and answers to):
“My motivations for joining TeamStemette are as follows _____”
“If I could choose a superpower, it would be _____, because ______”

About the ‘Core Stemette’ role

We are looking for someone to provide administrative support across our cohort programmes, events and content platforms part-time for at least a year. We are going through a transition phase as an organisation and require someone special to be a part of our powerful team – as we document success, formalise processes and get ready to scale. The Core Stemette will be a part of a team of full-timers, part-timers and freelancers. Stemettes is an exciting, disruptive organisation with an encouraging and passionate Board of Directors. We have strong aims and ambitions to change mindsets and social norms for girls and STEM. As a result we are seeking someone proactive with a high degree of passion. Stemettes regularly interacts with industry leaders, influencers and media around the world and where necessary the Core Stemette will have the opportunity to participate in these interactions.
Responsibilities
  • Collating impact data and stories into reports and summaries for distribution from our cohort programmes, events and content platforms
  • Monitoring the collection of impact data via surveys
  • Keeping the board and stakeholders up to date via regular reports
  • Scheduling board meetings, stakeholder meetings, partnership meetings and youth board meetings
  • Implementing our post-event administrative tasks including communicating with stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Maintaining & updating internal process documents
  • Various other administrative duties including bookkeeping support & filtering our email inbox
  • Supporting facilitation for our events & workshops
  • Support the Stemettes dedication to giving girls excellent STEM experiences and helping them make informed career decisions.
This role is similar to an Admin Assistant or Programmes Administrator role in other organisations.
Qualities
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work to deadlines
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task
  • Good Digital Skills including Excel & Powerpoint
  • Excellent writing skills
You will report to Sherpa Stemette and work alongside Head Stemette as well as the rest of the team. You will not directly manage other staff members but will ensure that the necessities for our reporting efforts are met and understood by all members across the Stemettes team. September start date.

We will pay £21-24k prorata plus expenses to the successful candidate, in line with the London Living Wage. The contract will reflect your experience and capabilities, as well as Stemettes’ not-for-profit status and expectations from our partners. You will be working flexibly 2 or 3 days a week from our London offices or home. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check in keeping with our Safeguarding policy.

By 19th August 2019, supply a CV and Cover Letter that includes the phrases (and answers to):
“My motivations for joining TeamStemette are as follows _____”
“If I could choose a superpower, it would be _____, because ______”

About the ‘Workshop Stemette’ role

We are looking for freelancers to work on our ‘Stemettes & Schools’ programme as workshop facilitators. We are growing very quickly and require people to run day-long experiences for girls, guardians and women in STEM to work on challenges and share knowledge about STEM careers. Workshop Stemettes will be a part of a team of freelancers and volunteers. Stemettes is an exciting, disruptive young organisation with a supportive and passionate Board of Directors and strong aim to change mindsets and social norms for girls and STEM. As a result we are seeking someone with an equally high degree of passion and pro-activity. Stemettes regularly has the opportunity to interact with industry leaders, influencers and media around the world and where necessary Workshop Stemettes will have the opportunity to participate in these interactions.
Responsibilities
  • Facilitating ‘Stemettes & Schools’ sessions at our STEM industry partners
  • Impact measurement on the ‘Stemettes & Schools’ programme
  • Occasional Curriculum, Playbook and Training creation for our ‘Stemettes & Schools’ workshops
  • General administration & facilitation for our ‘Stemettes & Schools’ workshops
  • Support the Stemettes commitment to giving girls great STEM experiences and helping them make informed career decisions.
Qualities
  • outgoing persona to inspire, encourage and include young participants
  • understanding of the STEM industry
  • confidence with social media
  • strong work ethic
  • demonstrable ability to multi-task
  • strong interpersonal skills to communicate with under engaged girls
You will report to Head Stemette and may work alongside volunteers who participate on the ‘Stemettes & Schools’ programme. You will not directly manage other staff members but will ensure that the necessities for the S&S programme are met and understood by all members across the team. We will pay a fixed rate per day plus expenses with successful candidates. Dates will be pre-agreed and Workshop Stemettes will be given a minimum of 2 weeks notice ahead of running workshops. The overall contract will be in line with experience and capabilities, reflecting Stemettes not-for-profit status and expectations from our partners. You will be mostly mobile. Expect an average of 2 workshops a month.

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