This is a varied and exciting role that will see the postholder working closely with the Corporate Communications Manager, the wider communications and marketing team, and with teams across the organisation in support of the IOP’s strategy and communications needs. In collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders, the Corporate Communications Officer will contribute to IOP’s projects and activities working with the team and with internal ‘clients’ and will develop and contribute to communications plans as part of an integrated approach to communications and marketing.
The job holder will write and edit messages and communications copy for a range of audiences including staff, members and the public and advise on the best way to ensure our messages reach our audiences.
Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed within the job description.
Are you a skilled communications all-rounder with superb writing and interpersonal skills?
We are looking for a talented communications professional with a proven track record of developing and delivering creative, effective communications activity and plans that engage our stakeholders, members and staff. You must be a skilled writer with excellent attention to detail and the ability to express complex information in plain and engaging English.
You will need to be confident and effective at dealing with stakeholders at all levels and enjoy working collaboratively with the IOP’s communications, marketing and digital teams to take forward our new integrated and strategic approach to communications.
Why work with us?
The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, we seek to raise public awareness and understanding of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.
We have an ambitious new corporate strategy and transformation of our digital channels is a high priority. Our newly expanded communications and marketing function will be central to delivering our strategy and plans. We are looking for a superb digital professional to join the team and help develop our digital channels to their full potential.
Working from our new flagship King’s Cross offices, at the heart of the exciting ‘Knowledge Quarter’ our communications and marketing teams will raise awareness and understanding of our ground-breaking education, diversity, science and innovation programmes and help spread the word about physics and its value with the public. This is an exciting time to join IOP.
In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.
For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Circa £30-33K
Closing date for applications: 10 September 2019
Interview date: 19 September
The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.