[Job] Physiological Society, Head of Media & Comms, c??36k, clos 10 April 2012 #scicomm jobs

The Physiological Society

Head of Media and Communications



Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Head of Media & Communications provides leadership on communication issues across The Physiological Society and supports the promotion of Society events. An additional Communications Officer will report to the appointee, the post being appointed once the Head of Media & Communications is in place.


As part of The Society???s senior management team, this role???s responsibilities range from setting the communications strategy for the organisation and its two scientific journals, to overseeing the production of all print-design, and coordinating media releases that promote The Society???s activities.??


The role also oversees The Society???s website content and, as Managing Editor, works closely with the Academic Editor and Editorial Board of Physiology News, The Society???s quarterly magazine, to ensure it reflects the activities of The Society and engages the membership.


Having recently undergone a complete rebrand this it is an exciting opportunity for a science communication professional to further establish the Physiological Society???s profile and brand among its members, stakeholders and the general public.


In addition to the benefits outlined in the full job description, 2012 it is an exciting time to join The Society. Over the next 18 to 24 months The Society needs to identify new premises and develop a new five-year strategy. The media and communications function and associated marketing activities within The Society will be critical in supporting the delivery of The Society???s objectives and especially in raising the profile of the Society.


Closing date: 10 April 2012

Interviews to be held: 13 / 16 April 2012

For an infomal chat about this role, please contact Philip Wright, Chief Executive pwright@physoc.org

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