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Media Evidence Lead - Macmillan Cancer Support

03 Aug 2017 9:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Salary: £36,000 - £40,000

Location: London - Vauxhall

Job Category: Fundraising, Marketing & Communications

Department: Communications

Job type: Fixed Term: 12 months

Closing Date: 20 August 2017

Interview Date: 5 September 2017

Do you have a science comms background? Can you turn complex data into bold headlines? Are you passionate about improving the lives of people with cancer?

As Media Evidence Lead, you will play a critical role in Macmillan’s award-winning PR activity, helping to identify strong media material from a variety of evidence sources. The ability to interpret complex data and turn it into compelling stories is essential. In addition to strong communication skills, you must be able to work well with different directorates, balancing other teams’ priorities and levels of knowledge.

All of Macmillan’s PR work is based on sound evidence and insight, so your expertise in identifying and interpreting data and research will be key in helping the PR team create strong, robust stories. The work you will support will range from raising awareness of the issues affecting cancer patients, to influencing the government around our policy calls, to promoting the fundraising activities that keep Macmillan going as an organisation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in science communications, with a strong understanding of the media agenda and what journalists want. You will need to have solid writing skills, a keen eye for good news story, and a robust understanding of how to interpret a range of research outputs.

In return, we offer excellent benefits and training opportunities. We’re a high performing, dynamic team with lots of exciting and interesting projects on the go at any one time. Everything you do will support our aim to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer and to inspire millions of others to do the same.

Apply here - https://jobs.macmillan.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/media-evidence-lead-5008/5051/description/

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