Communications and Engagement Manager - Science

Harris Hill
£39,974 per year
22 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Hannah Whittington
Full Time
Contract Type

Harris Hill are pleased to be supporting a health institute who deliver world-leading research, as they recruit a Communications and Engagement Manager, who will deliver corporate communications and build international reputation through robust media and news management and effective public engagement.

The organisation are looking for a communications specialist, who can distil complex science communications language into Lehman s terms. You will have experience across media relations, crisis communications and a digital understanding.

Working as part of a small team, the role is extremely varied. You will be part of, and lead on high-profile events and also line manage a Communications Officer.

In order to apply for this role, it is essential you have the following skillset:

-Degree or equivalent in biosciences or STEM subject and/or substantial communications experience in a technical/scientific field

-Media relations and crisis communications experience and evidence of reputation management in a complex environment

-Evidence of digital communications experience including using content management systems and social media platforms

-Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with funding bodies, peer-review groups, government agencies

-Evidence of networking skills with the ability to build effective collaborative relationships internally and externally

-Management experience and professional development

This position is based in Surrey, so will you need to be able to drive.

Please get in touch for more details of this opportunity, by e-mailing your CV to

The organisation are keen to hire quickly, therefore please get in touch now, to avoid disappointment. Please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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