I think this was recently pinged out to psci-com which cheers me no end. Back in 2003 when I first started working in the charity scicomm sector hardly any charities made use of that mailing list to highlight their work or their jobs.
If this sort of thing interests you then you might like a LinkedIn group I???ve created for people who communicate science from within medical research charities. Come and say ???hi???.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Research Communications Officer
?? Job title: Research Communications Officer
?? Location: London, NW2
?? Employer: MS Society
?? Job type: Fixed term
?? Salary: ??26,696 – ??30,759 + excellent benefits
?? Closing date: 19 Sep 2011 at 10:00AM
?? Published date: 26 Aug 2011
Department – Policy and Research
nce – AYRCO052
At the MS Society we put people affected by MS at the centre of everything we do, and it???s this commitment that unites us across the UK. Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of people affected by MS, from funding a multi-million ground-breaking research programme and campaigning to providing information and specialist care. Our people are key to our success, and we offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
We are offering an exciting appointment within our award winning research communications programme which will give you the opportunity to build on our successes and ensure that our research communications remain up to date and relevant for all of our audiences.
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, you will have a clear understanding of research methodologies, combined with outstanding communication and organisational skills.
You will have experience in liaising with people at all levels and in communicating technically demanding research topics to a lay audience. You will also have a proven track-record in leading complex projects and meeting tight deadlines.
The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity.
Interview date – Thursday 6 October 2011