[Job] Diabetes UK, Research Communications Officer, ??28k, clos 22 July 2011 #scicomm jobs

[Cross-posted to @ScicommJobs and ScienceDiabetes.posterous.com]

Check me, blogging from work πŸ˜‰

But I am on semi-official business as this is a Diabetes UK role, in the Research team, which currently belongs to my lovely colleague Katherine who’s off to be the new Research Information Manager at Breast Cancer Campaign. Lucky them, unlucky us…

Previous jobs from us include the following, and don’t forget that our Research Evaluation & Impact Officer role is still open until 13 July.

Diabetes UK

Science Information Officer p/t, ??22.5k, clos 17 Dec   

Media Assistant, ??15k, clos 6 Dec 2010

Research Communications intern (26 July 2010) ??0 (expenses)

Media Officer (29 May 2010) ??27k

Science Information Officer p/t (26 April 2010) ??22.5k

Media & Public Affairs Officer (6 April 2010) ??27k

Research Officer (18 January 2010) ??28k

Diabetes UK

Research Communications Officer

http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/Jobs/Vacancies-/Research-Communications-Officer/ – application form and guide to filling it in can be found in the blue box on the right hand side of this page.

Job Tenure: Permanent
Location: Camden, London
 Circa ??28,000 per annum
Application closing date: Friday, 22nd July 2011 (5pm)
Interview date: Monday,1st August 2011

Diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges facing the UK today. Diabetes UK is the country’s largest charity devoted to the care, treatment and improvement of the quality of life for people with diabetes. Our success in supporting people is underpinned by our clear and consistent values relating to high performance, integrity, empowering, valuing others and working together.

In this exciting role within the Research Team, you will be our research content expert and will be responsible for working with members of the Communications Directorate to help manage the communication of research, with a focus on Diabetes UK-funded research, externally through our publications and digital media channels. In addition, you will work internally to support fundraising teams with research-related content and appeals and work closely with Media Relations on diabetes research news stories.

This is a busy, varied and interesting role where you will need to hold a degree in a life-science area, be highly organised and have previous experience and evidence of communicating medical research to the public. You will also possess a passion for working with people, be a true team player and have experience of collabora
ting effectively with people from a range of disciplines.

In return, we provide Group Personal Pension scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme,
flexi-time working, Life Assurance/Death in Service Benefits, enhanced Annual Leave entitlement and more.

To apply please complete our downloadable application form and return via email to recruitment@diabetes.org.uk . Or send via post to 10 Parkway, NW1 7AA.

Please ensure you address the essential criteria in your application’s supporting statement. CVs will not be accepted.

I’ve put that last line in red scary bold because people often don’t do this. And they need to πŸ™‚


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