The attached job description mentions “Applicants with knowledge or experience in the health or voluntary sector, of public health, health inequalities and human rights, would be highly desirable” although I think the job is probably not that #scicomm, more general communications, but health information is definitely in there.
Hepatitis C Trust
Salary: ??30,000 ??? ??34,000. Based in London SE1.
Reports to: Chief Executive
Responsible for: Website Officer, Community Fundraiser, possibly additional staff including volunteers and interns
Closing date: 9am on Monday, 19th March 2012
The Hepatitis C Trust is looking for a dynamic, highly able and passionate person to lead the charity???s communications across all platforms.
In this new role, the Communications Manager will provide the strategic direction, oversight, coordination and priority setting for the Trust???s communications team. They will raise the profile of the organisation, increasing our visibility in media and maximising positive coverage both of our work and of hepatitis C.
The Hepatitis C Trust is a small, rapidly growing charity founded in 2001 by people living with hepatitis C. We are unique as the only charity for hepatitis C in the UK, representing more than 250,000 people affected by this disease in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland,
As part of the senior management team you will have a significant and broad communications background, including strategic planning, an excellent contacts list and line management experience. Applicants with knowledge or experience in the health or voluntary sector, of public health, health inequalities and human rights, would be highly desirable,
Please apply with a completed application form (see left [of the page linked above, not this Posterous blog!]) and CV to email@example.com by 9am on Monday 19th March.
Due to the number of applications we receive we are unfortunately only able to respond to candidates selected for interview. If you have not heard from us by Friday 23rd March please assume you have not been shortlisted.
We are an equal opportunities employer and always encourage people who have, or have had, hepatitis C to apply.