Graduate trainee (event and programme management)

(3 year fixed term)

Salary: competitive

Flexible working, with some evenings and early starts. A mixture of office (central London) and home working is anticipated with this role

The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the UK’s leading providers of continuing learning in healthcare. Our vision is ‘better healthcare for better lives’. We aim to achieve this by sharing learning and supporting innovation on the science, practice and organisation of medicine.

Our three-year graduate programme is designed to give you an introduction to the different Sections and specialisms we cover in the Learning Directorate at the Royal Society of Medicine.

We aim to build your knowledge and give you first-hand experience on everything from event coordination through to project and relationship management dealing with and managing a wide range of stakeholders.  The scheme is rotational which means you will be expected to move roles to support different areas of work within the Learning Directorate and be prepared to step up and take on more challenging and sometimes more senior work in order to gain valuable experience and move towards a long term career pathway.

While you’re taking part in our graduate programme, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of how our work aligns with innovation in health care in the UK and beyond. You will have the opportunity to support senior Section volunteers as they develop their programme of educational events as well as provide support crossing the boundaries of different teams to allow for joined up thinking.

There may be opportunities to develop your research skills – helping to translate data into insights to help inform decisions about future programmes and commercial decisions.

As an RSM graduate, we aim to support your professional development by helping you with formal development and additional training where this is identified. This might include skills such Project Management, Research and Data, as well as covering other skills such as planning, presenting, and writing.

We also provide the opportunity to hear from other experts and motivational speakers presenting here at the RSM.

Graduates start on a fixed salary when they commence work at the RSM and this will be reviewed at the end of each of the 3 years of the programme.  Subject to affordability and prevailing policy, an increase may be paid.  This increase sits outside of the annual salary review process.

The RSM is committed to equal opportunities for all our applicants and we will not discriminate in regard to protected characteristics including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We will not discriminate because of any other irrelevant factor and will build a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness and transparency.

The RSM is also committed to the safeguarding and fair processing of information received from candidates applying for positions and fully complies with the spirit and regulations of the GDPR. For a full statement about the type of data that the RSM keeps about job applicants and the purposes for which it is kept, please read our fair processing notice for job applicants for more information. 

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