British Pharmacological Society
Job reference: EEP01
Location: London, UK
Closing date: 18 Jan 2019
Start date: February 2019
Salary: Grade E, £37,978-£39,118 depending on experience
- Competitive salary
The British Pharmacological Society is inviting applications for an experienced Engagement Manager. The successful candidate will have experience of public/patient engagement, leadership of relevant science communication activities and will be able to demonstrate their ability to develop strong internal and external relationships. They will be a confident self-starter and team player, with experience of overseeing projects from start to finish.
Working in the Education, Engagement and Policy team the role requires an enthusiastic and talented professional to deliver a series of diverse engagement activities such as educational events, scientific talks/demonstrations and exhibiting at scientific conferences in order to:
- increase awareness of and explore the role pharmacology plays in society
- support our members to communicate their expertise, and learn from public and patient perceptions
- enthuse the next generation of pharmacologists and grow our membership
- improve awareness of the Society and the role we play supporting pharmacologists
- disseminate information about pharmacology careers and support those interested in the subject
This exciting role offers the opportunity to develop a series of projects aimed to engage different audiences with pharmacology. The successful candidate will not only do this themselves but coordinate and direct engagement activities, through others, using our ambassador scheme, volunteers and members.
The ideal candidate will therefore have experience of managing committees and other networks and be responsible for the engagement activities as part of the Society’s objectives.
Your interest in the role that pharmacology plays in the discovery of medicines and your drive for good science communication will help you stand out. We are looking for someone with multiple examples of outstanding organisational and communication skills, attention to detail, effective time management and being a team player. The ability to work with and through others will underpin your success and ensure that the Society effectively engages with a range of audiences.
If you are interested in joining the team, please take a look at the job description.
To apply for this position, please email Anna Clark (email@example.com) enclosing an up-to-date CV and one-page covering letter stating why you want to work at the Society and how your skills are relevant, before the closing date of 10am on Friday 18 January 2019.