LocationLocation:
Chelsea (London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Communications and Policy
Salary Details:Salary Details:
£45,000 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
External Advertising End Date
26 Feb 2024

Key Information

Salary: Appointments are normally made at the starting salary, however comparable skills and experience will be considered.
 
Duration of Contract: Six month fixed-term contract.
 
Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time)
 
Location: Based in Chelsea with occasional (around once a month) visits to the ICR's Sutton site. This role is eligible for hybrid working.
 
Closing DateMonday 26 February 2024 (we reserve the right to close for applications early so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment)

Job Details

The Media Manager is responsible for implementing the ICR’s media relations strategy by overseeing the Media Relations team’s production of press releases, pitches, statements and website content, and responses to media enquiries. They will also be active in the generation of this content.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have press office and science communication experience. They must be scientifically literate and able to effectively identify news angles from complex scientific information in order to produce engaging press releases and pitches. They must be a skilled communicator with strong interpersonal skills, and be highly organised.

Find out more

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. You may contact Ben Kolbington (Head of Communications) for further information by emailing [email protected].

We warmly welcome people seeking an informal discussion prior to application but applications will only be accepted through our online recruitment portal.

About The Institute of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you'll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits.

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world's most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here.

 

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

 

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