Meningitis Research Foundation
£23,000 - £25,000 pro rata depending on experience (
Permanent, Part-time
Job description
Communications Officer

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 pro rata depending on experience (£18,400 - £20,000 per annum for 29 hours) + 6% pension contribution                                                     
Location: Bristol
Contract type: Permanent, part-time, 29 hours per week

- 6% employer pension contribution
- 25 days’ annual leave pro rata plus statutory Bank Holidays
- Employee assistance programme in place with free access to confidential, professional legal and health advice
- Cycle to work scheme

Meningitis Research Foundation: (MRF) We are a leading UK and international charity that aims to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of meningitis and septicaemia (also known as sepsis). It is an exciting time for the charity as we expand our reach and impact to meet the challenges of meningitis and septicaemia wherever they exist in the world. We are set to play a role in developing a new global roadmap to defeat meningitis alongside major international public health organisations.

As a Communications Officer, you will:

- Ensure brand consistency across all materials
- Support the commissioning and production of printed publications and products aimed at a range of audiences
- Design and update materials in-house using InDesign or similar software
- Assist in the delivery of strategic campaigns implemented by the Communications team
- Co-ordinate the production and curation of content, including copy and photos, to produce compelling messages that engage supporters and motivate them to act
- Be responsible for the publication workflow
- Produce and implement print project briefs
- Support the successful running of the charity’s scientific conference

The candidate: We are seeking an experienced Communications Officer to support the production of our printed literature (design and print), content creation and events, to deliver the charity’s mission. The ideal candidate will be creative, proactive and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. You will bring real energy and drive to a role that also requires attention to detail and flexibility.

The application process: The closing date for completed applications is 2nd April 2020. Interviews will be held on 7th and 8th April 2020.

Please be advised that CVs alone will not be considered.

MRF is committed to safeguarding. Any advertised role will require references and confirmation of your identity will be undertaken. Specific roles will state if there is a requirement for further checks.

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Other organisations may call this role Communications and Marketing Officer, Marketing Officer, Multimedia Officer, Media Officer, PR Officer, Marketing Executive, Marcomms Executive, Communications Executive, Communications and Media Officer, Medical Communications Officer, or Healthcare Communications Officer.
Posted on: 05 March 2020
Closed date: 02 April 2020
Job ref: NSAST1604/AR-HL
Tags: Communications, PR