This one involves a bit of medical writing and editing of others’ medical writing, but some other more general stuff too. Previous jobs from AMR that I’ve posted are in the ‘big list’ of jobs which is number 2. in the list above this post (“2. All #scicomm job descriptions…”)
Action Medical Research
Interim Publications Editor August – December 2011
??28k pro rata, full time, 35 hours a week.
Based at our HQ in Horsham, West Sussex
Action Medical Research is an ambitious charity aiming to grow and deliver medical research to help sick babies and children. With a 60 year history and roots in the development of the first UK polio vaccine, the charity focuses its work in the neglected area of child health.
We are looking for a Publications Editor, with experience of editing and producing supporter publications, preferably in the health and/or charity sector. You will need exceptional writing, editing and proof reading skills, with proven ability to write about complex issues clearly, and a good knowledge of graphic design and print production, as well as online publishing and writing for the web.
Applications by CV with a covering statement (email or hard copy) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, or Denise Norris, HR Executive, Action Medical Research, Vincent House, North Parade, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2DP. Closing date for applications is 5pm on 27 July 2011.
Interviews are planned to take place on 4 August 2011.
Benefits include 22 days annual leave plus additional closure days between Christmas and New Year, Group Personal (Money Purchase) Pension scheme, Group Income Protection and Life Assurance schemes.