Science Communication Manager (Fixed Term Contract)
Are you a passionate and creative science communicator who can help us deliver our ambitions?
At Cancer Research UK, we are a collective force, leading pioneering life-saving research to help beat all cancers. Every day we achieve extraordinary things by being innovative, imaginative and brave in our work. Our team takes a bold and dynamic approach to communicating our most exciting, innovative and ground-breaking research and turning it into inspiring content for a range of fundraising and supporter audiences.
With ever-increasing ambition, we need a confident and solution-focused Science Communications Manager to join our Research Information and Engagement team to:
Bring our research to life by creating motivating and impactful proposals to inspire both high value and mass fundraising efforts
Deliver creative and engaging scientific content in a variety of formats (e.g. written, oral, video/virtual reality, social media, interactive content)
Demonstrate the impact of CRUK’s research in the wider context of our Research Strategy and cancer research around the world
Safeguard CRUK’s brand and ensure the accuracy of the charity’s science communications
You can help us save millions of lives through:
Your strong science background (ideally to Masters/PhD level or equivalent)
A sound knowledge of the cancer field
Your ability to inspire and influence others through compelling written and verbal communication
A proven track record in effectively communicating complex science to non-scientific audiences, particularly through writing
Your creative flair in conveying the value of research and the ability to generate new ideas to keep communications fresh and engaging
Your ability to market and tailor information and ideas according to different audiences
Your excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills, and an ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels
Our sharp minds and brave hearts lead us to push the boundaries of what’s possible. If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a great career as we strive to beat cancer sooner.
We are recruiting for 1 x 12 month and 1 x 6 month contract.
Closing date: 19th April