[Job] Physiological Society, Media and Communications Manager, ??30-32k, clos 4 Jan 2011 #scicomm jobs

This one came via Stempra’s mailing list… not sure they have a dedicated vacancies page (boo hiss) although they do have a page where they list vacancies for physiologists which is probably more relevant to their audience 🙂



Physiological Society

Media & Communications Manager


12-Month Maternity Cover

Salary – ??30,000-??32,000

Central London, Full-time

The Physiological Society’s role is to promote and advance the science of life. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to take an active role in developing and implementing our media and communications work, including taking a lead in the development of our web-based communications.

The Physiological Society is a registered charity and learned society that was founded in 1876 by Charles Darwin and TH Huxley, amongst others, to promote scientific research and the teaching and study of Physiology.

The successful applicant will review and deliver public relations strategies to publicise The Society and its Journals. They will need to generate communications programmes that are exciting, well executed and help drive forward The Society’s objectives. The successful applicant will also take an active role in re-launching the Society’s website over the next 12 months.

Candidates will have proven media relations experience, strong scientific communication skills and experience of web-based media and editing of web-sites would be desirable. Although based in London, the candidate will also have to interact closely with our publications office in Cambridge.

We offer 27 days annual leave, a non-contributory pension scheme, life assurance, childcare vouchers, personal and accident insurance and an interest-free season ticket loan. 

The closing date for receipt of CVs is Tuesday, 4 January 2011 at 10am.

Interviews will be held the week beginning 10 January 2011.

Please send CVs and covering letter to HR Manager Elfa Wilmot: ewilmot //at// physoc.org

The Physiological Society is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales, No. 323575. Registered Office: Peer House, Verulam Street, London WC1X 8LZ, UK. Registered Charity No. 211585.

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