Twickenham, Greater London (Hybrid)
£42,000 - £50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager to join the National Institute of Health and Care Research, the UK’s largest funder of research.

SBRI Healthcare is a NHS initiative that enables access across new innovations that solve identified healthcare challenges and unmet needs, we have an opening for an experienced and innovative Senior Communications and Marketing Manager with an understanding of innovation in healthcare or the life sciences sector. 

Job Description 

We are looking for a self-starter with a proven track record of leading integrated, multi-channel communications. In this role you will deliver our strategy, using your communications and marketing skills across digital, social media, multimedia and brand identification.

In the role of Senior Communications and Marketing Manager, you will support key activities of the Innovations team based in Twickenham, who deliver the SBRI Healthcare, NIHR i4i and AI Award programmes. You will engage with the wider National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and create clear and compelling communications and marketing messages for the life sciences sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape and deliver how we communicate with and engage multiple and diverse audiences and stakeholders across universities, NHS Trusts and SMEs. You will work with communications professionals from across innovation-focused, multi-faceted and nationally distributed organisations.

Key responsibilities 

  • Lead on delivery of SBRI Healthcare's communications strategy, encompassing the website, social media platforms, e-newsletters and other digital communication channels.
  • Own and lead the redevelopment, optimisation strategy and ongoing performance and maintenance of SBRI Healthcare's website.
  • Plan, create, commission, develop and manage a range of content (newsletters, case studies, press releases, blogs, audio, video and infographics) to support cross-channel engagement and communications activities.
  • Advise, develop and apply the SBRI Healthcare brand identity.
  • Coordinate the development and delivery of press releases and news stories generated from the SBRI Healthcare portfolio.
  • Coordinate the creation and production of print material (brochures, promotional material and our annual report) and e-versions.

About you 

  • Educated to degree level or higher
  • ​Marketing & communications experience, including media relations, digital channel and platform 
  • A storyteller with visual flair and strong writing abilities
  • Able turn complex information into effective news, promotional materials and digital content 
  • Proven copywriting and editing skills, in marketing health, medical or science
  • Experience in using audiovisual equipment and creative software to produce engaging multimedia content 
  • Experience of creating tailored messages and content to engage a broad spectrum of audiences 

Role Details & Benefits 

Salary: £42,000 - £49,000, depending on experience
Wide range of core benefits
Hours: 0900 to 1730 Mon to Fri 
Location: Twickenham / Hybrid Remote

Interested in learning more about this exciting position with the UK's largest and most prestigious funder of research, please submit a cover letter and CV and one of the team will be in touch. 


Application Instructions

For more information about this exciting role with the National Institute for Health and Care Research, a global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments, please go to our website, at the NIHR.

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Posted on: 20 June 2022
Closed date: 20 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 29643
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing

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