Job vacancy: Member Engagement Coordinator

We are recruiting for a Member Engagement Coordinator on a 12-month contract (with the potential for extension) to support the annual cycle of administration and communications for CIfA’s network of Area and Special Interest Groups.

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) is the leading professional institute representing archaeologists in the UK and overseas. We champion professionalism in archaeology, set and monitor professional standards for archaeological practice and promote good practice. We have just over 4000 individual members and 80 organisations on our register along with 21 Area and Special Interest Groups.

We are looking for a focussed and self-motivated individual, who can manage a range of diverse tasks to join our team. You will have a background in administration with strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and have experience of working with volunteers. You will be familiar with a range of IT systems and be confident in the use of social media and websites.

CIfA’s policy on equal opportunities

CIfA is committed to implementing a policy of equal opportunities in archaeology. In line with our equal opportunities policy, we want to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment or access to opportunities for training and development on any grounds not relevant to employment practice.

CIfA would like to actively encourage qualified individuals to apply for this position, regardless of background or personal disability. If you require any reasonable adjustments during our recruitment processes, including assistance with reading this page or associated documents, please contact

To apply, please send us a cover letter explaining your experience and how you meet the job description and person specification, along with a copy of your CV, using ‘Member Engagement Coordinator application’ in the subject line to

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 25 March. Interviews are expected to take place in week of 8 April 2024.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lianne Birney, Membership Manager at