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Head of Scientific Programmes & Communications -Part-Time

Would you like to be the face of a London based not-for-profit organisation which is committed to improving the health and welfare of people impacted by brain injury?  This new part-time role will be the main contact for all communication and will have the opportunity to oversee the growth and influence policy change of the organisation. This role is a part-time role, two or three days a week, of which one day a week will be based in their London office.

This is a varied and highly interesting role and some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing relevant stakeholders, which could include sporting organisations, medical professionals, neuroscientists and charities/NGOs.
  • Organising at least two leading research symposium events a year, including selecting and booking the venue, preparing the programme and inviting delegates.
  • Monitoring research developments in sports-related and violence-related head impacts.
  • Responding to media request for comment and taking part in media interviews where necessary.
  • Writing and publishing press releases
  • Engaging with scientists and academic institutions where required.

The successful person will have a background in communications preferably from a scientific environment, and will be educated to degree level in a scientific subject.  You will have fantastic communication skills, including verbal and written communication skills with some experience of public speaking. Strong listening, diplomatic, influencing and relationship building skills are essential.

This is a role that has the opportunity to develop and where you can bring your great communication expertise to a great cause.

The position offers an attractive salary and company benefits. For further information, please send your CV and a short cover note.




Head of Scientific Programmes & Communications -Part-Time

Redwood, London
Part-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Events, PR, Publicity, Communications
Salary description: 
Great salary and company benefits

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