London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Who we are

The British Society for Rheumatology is a membership organisation which brings together expertise from across the rheumatology profession, harnessing a wide variety of experience and skills to ensure we are supporting our members to the very best of our combined ability.

Our mission is to support members to deliver the best care at all stages of the rheumatology care pathway, focusing on communication, transparency and collaboration.

Job Summary

This role raises the profile and visibility of BSR’s work through the development and implementation of impactful communications strategies. The post-holder will develop and lead communications plans for a wide range of BSR projects across our three directorates as well leading on BSR’s corporate communications. Managed by the Head of Marketing and Communications the postholder will become a subject specialist so they can develop key messages and advise project managers how to get the best results for their communications. The postholder will be responsible for planning communications, commissioning content, developing content across a range of formats including long form web content, webinars, podcasts and video. This role works closely with the Marketing Manager, line manages the Communications Officer and gives advice and guidance to a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.

Is this you?

  • Experience managing communication campaigns in healthcare, the charity or association sector
  • Experience of managing website content
  • Experience of platform management including websites, eMarketing and Social
  • Experience of using analytic tools and dashboards
  • Can lead impactful communications campaigns, setting and meeting targets
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate impact and deliver continuous improvement
  • Can engage with audience groups that cut across professions and roles and are based on common needs

We can offer: 

  • A great place to work, we are Investors In People accredited and committed to Equality, Inclusion and Diversity
  • Performance related pay and incentive schemes that include colleague nominated awards 
  • Group pension scheme 
  • 25 days holiday 
  • A heap of benefits, such as BUPA health insurance, cycle to work schemes, buy/sell leave etc.
  • Regular staff social events
  • Year round learning and development programmes 

To apply:

  • Download the job description and person specification. Submit a CV and a detailed cover letter to our recruitment inbox
  • Complete our equality, diversity and inclusion monitoring form which can be found on our website
  • Closing date to submit applications: Midnight 24 July 2022
  • Shortlisting and interviewing will happen throughout the application window


We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

BSR is committed to encouraging inclusion, equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation by complying with the Equality Act 2010. 

We want a working environment free of all the above, where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued. To do this, we will proactively tackle discrimination and disadvantage and ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated against for any reason. We expect all BSR employees to champion and live our values through their work at every opportunity. 

Refreshed on: 13 July 2022
Closed date: 24 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.