RESEARCH INFORMATION MANAGER
Location: Stratford office-based with flexible working opportunities. Open to Home-based working also, with the requirement to come into the office as/when necessary
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time 35 hours
Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 p.a. dependant on experience
Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2020, 23:55pm - please note, we will be shortlisting applications on an on-going basis so we encourage applicants not to wait until the closing date to submit an application where possible
We have a great opportunity for someone with a background in biomedical research and with strong communication skills to join us and create compelling content for Cancer Research UK's fundraising teams. You will bring alive CRUK's multi-million pound research portfolio and work closely with fundraisers to tailor content to inspire our supporters to take action.
Some of the responsibilities you can expect to have are…
Delivering inspiring and impactful scientific content and ideas appropriate to fundraising needs. This may include researching and pulling together high-quality, long-form copywriting, editing existing content, creating short-form communications, or contributing creatively to mass marketing copy. Additionally, providing content for, and delivering pitches, events, talks and interactive engagement.
Developing an in-depth knowledge of CRUK's research portfolio and organisation priorities, becoming an expert in our work to ensure that strategic goals are prioritised and promoted.
Designing and delivering training sessions on our research or specific projects to inspire and educate fundraisers
Developing close working relationships with fundraisers, internal and external stakeholders, and working closely with other teams across the charity to gain clear insight into the specific requirements for projects and pitches, content that will meet fundraising needs, and specific requirements of different donor audiences.
We need your strategic input to recognise opportunities to ensure scientific research is at the core of fundraising communications and strategic decision-making.
We are looking for someone who has…
The ability to communicate confidently and at the right pitch with a wide variety of audiences at all levels, including scientists and senior stakeholders
Excellent scientific knowledge, including a good understanding of molecular biology - qualifications (MSc, PhD) in biomedical or related field desirable
Proven experience of working in the science communication field
Broad knowledge of the cancer research field preferable and interest and enthusiasm to keep up-to-date with the latest in cancer research
Excellent science communication skills, with the ability to produce accurate and inspiring content (written and verbal) for a range of different non-science audiences
Can work independently, with minimal supervision, and work efficiently with the help of other team members and project teams
Is a confident and persuasive advocate for scientific research amongst key stakeholders
If the above sounds like you, then we want to hear from you. Please see our candidate pack here for the full job profile and more about Cancer Research UK:
Closing date: Sunday 22nd November 2020, 23:55pm