Position: Research Communications Officer
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Flexible/office-based (currently home-based)
Salary: £30,010 - £37,839 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E
Department: Research Communications
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
This is an exciting, challenging opportunity and ideal for an enthusiastic and proactive individual with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in communicating complex research topics to a lay audience. Research Communications Officers work closely with colleagues in press, digital, fundraising and engagement as well as people affected by MS, researchers and other stakeholders.
You will have a passion for communicating science and empowering people with quality information. You will bring a clear understanding of research methodologies, combined with outstanding communication and organisational skills and a positive, can-do attitude. You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of liaising with people at all levels and in managing complex projects. You will be joining us at an exciting stage of our development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.
We offer 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our new 5 year strategy.
Part of this exciting transformation will include an office move from our current National Centre in Cricklewood, NW London to a different location in London. We are currently defining where and what type of accommodation this will be and we really want our staff to be involved in that decision.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 15th February 2021
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity.
No agencies please.