Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 with a discretionary range to £41,732 p.a. (pro rata)

Are you looking for a career in Communication?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Officer, to help shape and improve communications at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Nuffield Department of Medicine.
You will be responsible for writing, editing and proof-reading a diverse range of internal and external media, including: website content and social media posts, news items, newsletters, press releases, promotional materials and presentations. You will ensure timely communication of relevant news items such as publications and awards are made to the wider department. You will collaborate with the branch Events Administrator to support Ludwig events and act as the outreach coordinator for the branch alongside managing the Ludwig Oxford website in conjunction with other members of the Ludwig. Additionally, you will actively participate in the Ludwig EDI committee and assist the science writer and support the team with events.
To be successful in this role, it is essential that you are educated to degree level in a life science or have equivalent experience in a science communication role. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be competent using a range of computer based and online applications. You will have proven experience in producing effective web content. Having experience of communicating science to a wide range of audiences is desirable.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered part time on a fixed term contract for 3 years and is funded by the Ludwig.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Tuesday 25 June 2024 will be considered. Please quote 173005 on all correspondence.