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Thursday, 17 April 2008

Job opportunity with BHF

Science Communication Officer

Salary: £25-28K depending on experience

Location: London

We are the nation's heart charity, and the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research in the UK. Our research saves lives by advancing prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart and circulatory diseases.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented science communicator to join a team that plays a key role in the charity. Thriving in a fast-paced environment, you will identify and follow-up great research stories, and your flair for writing engaging copy will bring our science to life for supporters and the general public. You will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in order to deliver a first class service that enables the charity to promote our pioneering heart research.

This role is interesting and varied, and would suit an enthusiastic person with great interpersonal skills. You'll work with fundraising staff, the press office, policy and medical teams across the charity, as well as some of the top cardiovascular scientists in the UK.
A degree in a biomedical science is essential. A communication qualification and work experience in a related field is desirable.

Closing date: Tuesday 22 April

For the full job description and to apply follow this link.