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Vacancy Details

Research Communications Officer

Employer:
Breast Cancer Now
Salary:
£28,499 to £33,893 per annum (subject to location)
Location:
Flexible (London, Cardiff, Glasgow, Sheffield)
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
24/05/2024 at 09:00
Reference:
FCE/24/280426
Breast Cancer Now

 The role

The research communications and engagement team at Breast Cancer Now makes breast cancer research accessible and engaging to everyone. Its aim is to highlight the value and impact of research and build continued trust and support for the charity.

You'll use your science communication expertise to bring our research to life. You’ll create content covering Breast Cancer Now’s research aims, progress, and achievements for a variety of channels including our social media, website, fundraising and print publications. You’ll work with members of the brand, marketing and communications teams, and digital teams to make sure research content is engaging and drives brand awareness and support.

About you

To succeed in this role, you’ll understand the impact of research and scientific communication for charitable organisations. You’ll be able to translate complex scientific information and tailor it to a variety of audiences. And you’ll use your excellent writing and verbal communication skills to interpret and present scientific and statistical information in creative and meaningful ways.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here. 

The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.  

Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.  

Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.  

Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now. 

Job description and benefits

The job description and our attractive benefits package are available for you to download.

Primary location of role and hybrid working

This role is primarily based in our Cardiff/Glasgow/London/Sheffield office. However, our hybrid working model allows full-time staff members to work up to 3 days per week at home.

When applying

We hope you choose to apply for this role. In support of your application, you’ll be asked to submit your anonymised CV and a supporting statement. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria. If you’ve got any questions regarding this role please email Recruitment@breastcancernow.org in the first instance.

We’re committed to promoting equity, valuing diversity and creating an inclusive environment for everyone. This is for those who work for us, work with us, support us and who we support. EDI is core to the vision, mission and strategic objectives of our charity. This is being continuously adapted to the way we work. So, we all have a part to play in embedding and living our EDI values to translate our ongoing commitment to EDI.

Closing date 9am on Friday 24 May 2024

Interview date Week commencing 3 June 2024

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