[Job] Cancer Research UK, Snr Science Communications Officer, ??30.7-35.7k, clos 11 May 2012 #scicomm jobs

Also on the market is the Manager's role which closes on 9 May 2012

Cancer Research UK
Senior Science Communications Officer – SCI00211

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London
Full Time??
circa ??30,750 – 35,750 p.a. inclusive of location allowance

Closing Date

????12/May/2012, 12:59:59 AM

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Description

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Islington, London
Circa ??30, 750 ??? 35,750 p.a.??
6 month FTC (with potential extension)
Closing Date: 11th May

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Are you a Senior Science Communications Officer who help us beat cancer?

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We???re looking for a passionate and creative individual to…

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?????Inspire the public and media about the pioneering research we fund??
?????Write creatively for a wide range of audiences
?????Be responsible for showcasing the impact of Cancer Research UK???s work
?????Join the world???s largest charity dedicated to beating cancer through research

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Beating cancer is a real challenge. Here at Cancer Research UK we have 3,500 talented people who are passionate about achieving this vision and thrive in our complex, diverse and dynamic environment. Now we need a Senior Science Communications Officer to write compelling copy for web, publications and a range of other core resources. You will also support the press office by providing background briefings and comments on cancer research and communicate with the public and our supporters via social media to highlight the latest research developments.

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??You can help us save millions of lives through…

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?????Your proven track record in communicating complex information to a range of non-scientific audiences??
?????Your enthusiasm to keep
up to date with this ever-changing field
?????Your passion for communications and your understanding of the range of tools available to effectively reach a variety of audiences??
?????Your exceptional ability to inspire others through your confidence, positive outlook and solutions-focused approach to work

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Our passion, determination and ambition leads us to set ourselves more and more challenging goals. To help us achieve these goals, you will need excellent motivational and interpersonal skills and a strong science background (ideally educated to PhD level or equivalent). You???ll also have an inspiring communications style that will help us attract support for our groundbreaking research. If you can do all this and more, you???ll enjoy building on your career as we work hard to beat cancer ??? together.

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How to Apply
All applications should be made via the Cancer Research UK careers website, where you will need to create a profile and attach your CV and Covering letter, outlining your interest in applying for the role and explain how you meet the set criteria.
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You can apply for a job by clicking on the Apply Online link at the bottom of each job posting.??

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