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  • 20 Oct 2017 12:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Prevention Marketing Officer | Location Bromsgrove


    £22,397 - £24,524


    35 hours per week (21 or 28 part-time hours will be considered)


    Closing Date: 12 November 2017 | Interview Date: 23/24 November 2017


    For full details:


    The Stroke Association is the leading UK stroke charity. We have been leading the fight against stroke for over 20 years. We influence and campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery.


    This is a very exciting time for our charity and we hope you will join us on our journey. We believe in a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.


    We fund world-class research to develop new treatments and ways to prevent the devastation of stroke. Breakthroughs in treatment have halved the number of people dying from stroke in the UK but it is still the second biggest killer in the world. That is why we are involved in projects across the globe.


    Join us and together we can conquer stroke.


    We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the prevention team.


    Reporting to the Prevention Marketing Manager, this position will support the planning and implementation of prevention marketing campaigns at a national level, to bring about long term behaviour change among key audience groups and help prevent avoidable strokes. This includes:


    ·       Supporting the development and evaluation of campaign strategies.

    ·       Taking responsibility for the operational delivery and administration of prevention behaviour change marketing campaigns.

    ·       Working with other teams and departments to ensure effective set-up and promotion of behaviour change campaigns.

    ·       Developing and overseeing the production of campaign materials.


    You will have demonstrable experience of supporting behaviour change marketing campaigns which have delivered long term change. As well as:


    ·       Experience of using technology and IT systems.

    ·       Experience of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver campaigns.


    To apply, please use the application form on website:



  • 18 Oct 2017 6:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    £34,000 - £43,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    WALTHAM is the fundamental science centre for Mars Petcare and focuses on the nutrition and wellbeing of dogs, cats, horses, birds and fish, and their benefits to humans. The Science Engagement and Communication Team play a critical role in the centre’s operation, partnering with researchers to create inspiring communication content that tells the story of our science and the positive impact of our research. The team is multimedia focussed, working across video, print and online to deliver accessible and engaging science communications to multiple audiences. The team also plays a leading role in organising on-site visits and events, including a triennial international research conference.   


    The purpose of the job is to drive the development of an effective science communication and engagement programme through the creation of quality content across all media. This opening would suit anyone wanting to further develop their science communication skills and gain a deeper understanding of the field. The core activity of this post is content creation and there will be opportunities to build skills in multi-media approaches.  


    In this role you will...

    -Partner closely with Waltham researchers to identify key science messages, and create engaging content to effectively communicate these to multiple stakeholders.

    - Contribute to the development of an overall strategic communication programme for Waltham

    -Actively brief and manage contractors in content creation

    -Contribute to the smooth management of the Science Engagement & Communication Team (SECT)

    -In collaboration with the team, effectively manage communication budgets.

    -Focus on impact: Continuously review content against metrics and respond proactively to internal and external audiences and stakeholders

    - Provide strategic communications input and other logistical support as required to any Waltham events

    - Other relevant tasks as assigned by line manager   



    Essential:  Honours degree in life sciences and a post graduate qualification in science communication or a related field


    Experience of working in a professional communications environment to a high international standard.

    Specific skills:

    High level of fluency in written and oral English with an ability to write in multiple styles for varying audiences

    Demonstrable skill in at least one of the following: news writing, photography, video, graphic design, strategic social media campaigning.

    Ability to work under pressure, and to tight deadlines

    High level of proficiency in working with digital systems



  • 18 Oct 2017 6:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UKAEA's Communication team are seeking a Communications Assistant to work with the Education & Public Outreach Manager for an initial period of 6 months (based in Oxfordshire). Both full and part time will be considered. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude; will be out-going and well organised. You do not need previous work experience or a specific degree, however, we would expect you to have a keen interest in Science!

    The main responsibilities of the role will include:

    - Supporting the Education & Public Outreach Manager with the booking and organisation of visits, workshops, talks and festival appearances

    - Delivering talks and workshops for schools, taking part in festivals

    - Assisting in the production of educational resources for schools as part of an ongoing project

    - Contributing content to UKAEA's social media accounts

    UKAEA researches fusion energy and related technologies. Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) is part of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and is one of the world`s leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of clean energy for tomorrow`s power stations.

    Knowledge skills and experience:


    - Good organisational skills and the ability to work on more than one project at once

    - The ability to communicate effectively with different audiences

    - A good team player - in a small team it is important that we are all able to support each other's work



    - A driving licence would be ideal (you do not need your own vehicle)

    - Experience of delivering science content to a general public or schools audience


    Apply here:


    Closing date: 31 October 2017

  • 17 Oct 2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary             Competitive

    Hours              Full-time.37.5 hours per week

    Contract          Maternity cover

    Reports to       Creative Director

    Responsible for the daily and long term operations of the Education and Live Science programmes. To develop, deliver and ensure smooth running of an innovative daily live programme for our audiences including families, booked educational groups and adults.

    Closing date for applications: Sunday 29th October

    For more details and to apply, please click here

  • 17 Oct 2017 11:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary              £40,000 - £45,000

    Hours              Full-time.37.5 hours per week

    Contract          Permanent

    Reports to       Creative Director


    The Head of Exhibitions will be responsible for driving the development of our exhibitions, including the regular turnaround of participatory exhibition areas, in line with our Manifesto’s pledges.  They will be responsible for the design, development and execution of all new and refreshed exhibit spaces.  They will lead the Exhibitions team and be ultimately responsible for the Health and Safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers that interact with our exhibits.


    Closing date for applications: Sunday 29th October

    For more details and to apply, please click here

  • 17 Oct 2017 11:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Location                               Cambridge, England, UK
    Job type                               Full time, 37 hours a week.  Two year fixed term contract
    Salary                                   £20,000 - £28,000 p.a.
    Closing date:                       5pm, Thursday 9th November 2017
    Interview date:                   Thursday 30th November 2017

    We are seeking someone who is passionate about delivering high quality science, technology and engineering education programmes in a museum setting.  The Education Officer will be a key member of the team working on Steam, Sewage and Semiconductors: Preserving the Industrial History of Cambridge, an ambitious and transformative project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  They will be confident, self-motivated, well organised and able to lead and manage the volunteer education team.   They will be a good communicator who is able to work effectively with a wide range of people of all ages.  
    Cambridge Museum of Technology is an independent organisation based in the City’s former sewage pumping station which has been designated a scheduled ancient monument. Its collections range from 19th century steam engines to 20th century scientific instruments and telecommunications equipment, all with a strong local connection.  It was founded in the 1960s by enthusiasts from local industry and the University committed to saving and promoting the industrial history of the town.   For many years the museum operated on a small scale but following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund it aims to become a significant feature on Cambridge’s cultural landscape.  The Museum is a fully accredited with Arts Council England. 
    We are prepared to consider job share or part time working subject to meeting the operational needs of the organisation.
    For further information on the job and how to apply please visit or email

  • 17 Oct 2017 11:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are looking to appoint a Science Engagement Director to be a key member of the executive management team.  Reporting to the Chief Executive, your primary responsibilities will be to contribute actively to the overall mission, to manage a comprehensive Science engagement programme and to develop further Life’s international reputation for science engagement.

    Science in the 21st century is fast moving, potentially life-enhancing and certainly controversial.  As someone who is forward looking and an experienced science communications professional, you will excel in offering cutting edge science in a form that is easily accessible to everyone. You will be a strong leader, capable of developing a team that is both creative and effective. You will develop strategic alliances and partnerships with cultural and commercial organisations and build long term plans for exhibitions, programmes and education.

    The successful candidate will have proven experience in a senior management role, will ideally have a post-graduate qualification in an appropriate science discipline, have excellent people management and organisational skills and be a team player. 

    This role offers potential for someone looking for a senior role with new challenges and wanting to work in an innovative place that is passionate about science.  Salary is negotiable for the right candidate dependent on experience.

    For an informal chat or more information about the role, please contact Linda Conlon, Chief Executive on 0191 243 8212 or email  To see full job description and person specification please access at

    To apply, please send a letter of application and current CV to Claire Adams, Property and Corporate Services Director, International Centre for Life Trust, Management Suite, Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4EP or Closing date for applications is Friday, 24 November 2017. 

    Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request.

    The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the quality Standard Gold Award.

    The International Centre for Life is a pioneering science village in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is an independent and self-funding charitable trust, which does not receive public funding.

    Life’s mission is to ignite and nurture a curiosity in everyone for science, technology, engineering and maths and to encourage the next generation of STEM professionals. Life supports world-class science in the region and makes a positive economic, social and cultural contribution to North East England and its communities.

    Life Science Centre, which opened in May 2000, is the only purpose-built Science Centre in the north, attracting over 250,000 visitors per year. Life’s varied and exciting Science engagement programme attracts a broad audience including families, adults, pre-schoolers and teenagers.  Life also has the biggest schools’ science workshop programme in any European museum or Science Centre.

  • 12 Oct 2017 8:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The newly established Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, at the University of Oxford, is currently advertising for a Public Engagement Officer to establish and run a vibrant and cutting-edge public engagement programme.


    Public Engagement Officer

    Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, NDPH, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

    Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a. 

    The post is full-time (part-time considered, at least 60%FTE) and fixed-term for 3 years (in the first instance).

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 13 November 2017.


    Based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health, the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities is a collaboration between the Ethox Centre; the Oxford Neuroscience, Ethics and Society Group; the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics; and the Wellcome Unit for History of Medicine. The Centre will conduct research on and promote inclusive public engagement with the ethical and social challenges presented by advances in neuroscience, big data, genomics, and global connectedness.


    The Centre will establish a vibrant and cutting-edge programme of public engagement activities relating to these issues. The Public Engagement Officer will be responsible for shaping, monitoring and evaluating this programme. They will be responsible for inspiring, training and facilitating the Centre’s researchers and support staff to reach out to key audiences, as we seek to inform them about our work, consult with them over its direction and collaborate with them on exciting new research.  The Public Engagement Officer will be supported in this role by a group of enthusiastic researchers who are currently engaging with the public, together with public engagement professionals within the Medical Sciences Division and the wider University.


    For more information and details on how to apply, please follow this link:

  • 12 Oct 2017 8:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We The Curious is an idea and a place for everyone. We’re all about asking questions, being playful and testing things out. Previously known as At-Bristol Science Centre, we’re an educational charity that removes boundaries around science - connecting art, people, everything, in a united culture of curiosity.

    We’re looking for a content researcher to work up ideas for a major new exhibition experience, and to contribute to the development of new concepts being explored by the exhibitions and programming teams. At a time when We The Curious is evolving and changing the way we work, we are keen to take someone on who has the potential and ambition to contribute significantly to our future exhibition space. 

    Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd October

    For more details and to apply, please click here.

  • 10 Oct 2017 9:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Contract: Permanent, full time

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week

    Rate: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum

    We The Curious is an idea and a place for everyone. We’re all about asking questions, being playful and testing things out. Previously known as At-Bristol Science Centre, we’re an educational charity that removes boundaries around science - connecting art, people, everything, in a united culture of curiosity.

    We are looking to recruit a new Communicator to join our successful Education team. You will be part of the team responsible for delivering the Education programme of We The Curious, focusing mainly on a school audience but including other audience groups too. You would also contribute to developing innovative new science learning activities that support and enrich the school curriculum across all key stages.  

    Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd October

    Interviews: Mon 6th and Tues 7th November

    For more details and to apply, please click here.

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