CHM Recruit

Communications Officer

CHM Recruit
CB2, Cambridge
£15,471-£16,899 (£30,942-£33,797 FTE)
01 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing, Social Media
Industry Sector
Other Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Title: Part-Time Communications Officer
Based: Cambridge
Hours: Part-time 18.5 hours per week
Salary: £15,471-£16,899 (£30,942-£33,797 FTE)

This is a newly created position and the salary for this 0.5 FTE position (18.5 hours per week) will be  £15,471-£16,899 (£30,942-£33,797 FTE), depending on qualifications and experience, plus employer’s pension contributions.

About the Society

Our client is the oldest scientific society in Cambridge. Founded in 1819 by a group of Cambridge luminaries, it became a Body Corporate by virtue of a Charter granted by King William IV in 1832.

Our client is what’s termed a learned and professional Society and was created with the charitable aim of ‘of promoting scientific inquiry, and of facilitating the communication of facts connected with the advancement of Philosophy and Natural History’. The aims of the Society today are no different from its founders’ and, put simply, they are here to promote research in all branches of science and to encourage the communication of the results of scientific research.

About the role

Our client is looking for a proactive and efficient individual who can create compelling and dynamic digital content.  Creativity, attention to detail and strong visual skills are paramount.  The successful candidate will be expected to find original ways to engage with and disseminate information to our client’s members, academics in the University of Cambridge, the wider community and strategic individuals and groups.

Using the organisation’s website, social media, videos and podcasts, you will be active in seeking opportunities to raise the profile and promote the activities, events and aims of the Society and use your creative instincts  to grow their cross sectoral audience and increase their membership.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience in all social media communications including collating videos and podcasts, excellent writing skills together with a keen interest and knowledge of the natural sciences.

Closing date: 18th September 2020

Please click 'Apply' - you will be prompted to complete a short CHM Recruit form before being redirected to the client's website, where you will find further instructions on how to apply. Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage. 

No agencies please.