[Job p/t] Royal Statistical Society, Web News Editor 21h/wk, ??27k pro rata, clos 27 April 2012 #stats

Royal Stats Soc have a /jobs redirect on their page (http://www.rss.org.uk/jobs) which makes me happy. They want an editor, part-time.

Does your organisation have a jobs vacancies page? Does it look like this? http://organisation.org.uk/about_us/work_for_us/current-vacancies.aspx? Might your web people be persuaded to point http://organisation.org.uk/jobs at it (no need to move the actual page) to make it a bit easier to find and bookmark?

Cross-posted to scicommjobs and minijobs (for part-time jobs…) sites.


Royal Statistical Society
Web News Editor


Do you want to help communicate about complex issues simply?

Web News Editor

Part time – 21 hours per week
??27,000 pro-rata
Flexible hours, generous pension??and annual leave package
As the Web News Editor for the Royal Statistical Society (RSS)??you will be joining the team working for one of the world's most distinguished and renowned statistical societies. This is a key appointment as part of our strategy to strengthen our external communications.
We are looking for a pro-active writer, with proven experience of writing for the web and a good instinct for picking up relevant news stories. You will use your skills to source and write news stories which both engage our members and appeal to a wider audience with an interest in statistics. You will have an interest in and sympathy for statistics, numeracy and data and how they interact with the wider world.
As well as providing and managing a regular supply of stories for our dedicated news website, you will have responsibility for compiling stories for our regular email bulletins. Together with our web manager, other staff members, a range of external stakeholders and volunteers who contribute to the Society's work you will ensure our eNews stories are timely, accessible and relevant.
The post is based at our offices in Errol Street, near the Barbican Centre in central London and is available on a part time basis (21 hours per week). There is flexibility about how the hours will be worked.?? The contract is for a 12 month period initially with potential for long term extension.
The detailed job profile and person specification [attached] give further details about the vacancy, together with details on how to apply.

To apply, please download the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.

Your full application should be sent by email to RSSvacancy@rss.org.uk. The closing date for applications is 27th April 2012 (5pm).?? Interviews are expected to take place in the week beginning 14th May 2012.

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