Three days a week – always nice to see part-time roles.
The Francis Crick Institute
Community Engagement Manager
Salary: c£27k, plus benefits
Type: Three-year fixed-term, Part-time, 3 days per week
Closing date: 07 June 2013
The Francis Crick Institute (the Crick) is a partnership between the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the Wellcome Trust, University College London, Imperial College London and Kings College London. It is a registered charity whose purpose is to conduct biomedical research into all aspects of human health and disease.
The Institute will be a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation. It will promote connections between researchers and disciplines and between academic institutions, healthcare organisations and businesses. Dedicated to research excellence, the institute will have the scale, vision and expertise to tackle the most challenging scientific questions underpinning health and disease. It will be world-class with a strong national role-training scientists and developing ideas for public good. Due to open in 2015, the Crick will be located in a new, purpose built research centre in Brill Place, St. Pancras and will house some 1,500 staff.
Reporting to the Head of Communications and Engagement, the Community Engagement Manager will further develop the Crick’s highly successful community engagement strategy. Working closely with the rest of the communications and engagement team, internal and external stakeholders, the Community Engagement Manager will establish and strengthen relationships with the communities in and around Somers Town, Camden, where the Crick will be located.
This is a three-year fixed-term role and will be offered on Crick terms and conditions of employment.
The primary objectives of this role are to develop both the Crick’s community engagement model and the Living Centre, a community space within the Crick’s building that will be developed and run in partnership with the community, to help improve health and wellbeing in the area.
This role is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated, high achieving engagement/communications professional with a strong interest in both embedding social responsibility in a new organisation and improving local health outcomes.
A full job description can be downloaded here.
If you’re interested in applying for this role please forward your CV and a covering letter detailing your reasons for applying and how you meet the criteria set out in the job description by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to the HR Officer (Recruitment & Administration), The Francis Crick Institute, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE by 5pm on 7 June 2013.
Please note that first interviews for the role will take place on 18 June 2013.