Holborn, Greater London

£25,000 - £30,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

The British Society for Immunology (BSI) is a dynamic membership organisation and learned society, whose mission is to promote excellence in immunology research, scholarship and clinical practice for the benefit of human and animal health. With over 3,500 members, we run scientific meetings across the UK, publish two science journals, and award grants and bursaries. The BSI also engages with external audiences through our communications, policy, partnership, careers activities and public engagement work.

We are looking for a talented Public Engagement Officer to join our team in Central London. The role-holder will be responsible for the development and execution of all public engagement activities for the Society, supporting our members’ involvement in this area, as well developing and implementing activities and resources aimed at a lay audience. Working with our Public Engagement Secretary, the role holder will lead our public engagement work in line with our strategy, working on both digital content and face-to-face engagement. Additionally, this role will co-ordinate the development of our new project to enhance healthcare worker knowledge of vaccines to help increase uptake.

This creative role is ideally suited to a proactive and organised graduate/postgraduate, with a good understanding of the current engagement landscape and strong project management skills, who can use their experience to drive our work in this area to promote knowledge and understanding of immunology. 

If you feel that you have the required skills for this role, please read the job description carefully and send a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by Monday 3 June 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 10 June. 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants individually. We request no contact from agencies.