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Vacancy for President

CSES is currently seeking a new President. This is an exciting and high-profile opportunity for someone who is passionate about STEM industries and STEM education, or who wishes to accelerate their professional development. Please read on for further details.

Please note that we are also recruiting for the role of CSES Secretary.

Some Background

Science and technology are continuously and rapidly expanding into every aspect of daily life. The Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) is a registered Charity working to advance public engagement in science, engineering and technology throughout Essex. It delivers and supports education in STE(A)M, promotes relevant careers, and provides a social and professional network for its members.

The Role

CSES is currently seeking a new President who will continue to expand, develop and deliver the strategic plan, foster new relationships, cement existing working relationships with partners, set new goals and fundraising targets. It is an exciting and high-profile opportunity for someone who is passionate about STEM industries and STEM education. It is an influential role, which will see you working at the most senior levels with Anglia Ruskin University, Essex County Council, Chelmsford City Council, STEM Learning and Ambassador Networks, the Professional Institutions and the charity’s Corporate Members as well as STEM Industries.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to make a far-reaching and positive impact, grow their network and accelerate their professional development.

The Candidate Profile

You will ideally have experience in the STEM industrial or educational sectors and enjoy working with people and delivering results.

Are you keen to make a difference in the science and technology fields, and help to encourage the next generation? Do you want to make a difference to your community and raise your professional profile? Do you enjoy a challenge?

You will be leading – and supported by – a friendly core team of trustees, volunteers and partner representatives.

Please note that this is a voluntary role which also includes Chairmanship of the Trustees.

If you are interested in this opportunity, or perhaps in working with CSES in another capacity, please contact the current President, Adam Wood, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss further.

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