Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date: 26 September 2021
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Contract: 18 months FTC with possibility to go permanent
We are currently seeking a talented individual to work with our life sciences professionals to deliver interesting and valuable communications, events, and community engagement. The post holder will work closely with the Communications and Marketing Manager and Events and Community Manager to ensure activities are consistent and aligned with our strategy.
POSITION: Contents & Community Officer
REPORTING TO: Chief Operating Officer
MedCity represents the life sciences cluster for London. We boost innovation and investment in the region, securing the UK’s position as a global science superpower.
Working in close partnership with London’s world-leading universities, MedCity connects private industry with partners in the NHS, charity sector and research institutes to catalyse exciting new opportunities that advance cutting-edge R&D in areas such as AI, diagnostics, and rare diseases.
MedCity builds collaborations to accelerate uptake of medical innovation and growth across the UK. We help policymakers understand what life sciences requires to thrive in a competitive international landscape.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
MedCity is a small influential organisation with a non-hierarchical, matrixed structure and a robust team-working ethos. The Community and Content Officer is responsible for increasing the reach and impact of MedCity’s profile and visibility and that of our region through the delivery of interesting and valuable communications, events and community engagement.
It is a hands-on role, with a variety of activities including creating digital content, managing our virtual community, and supporting our UK and international events and missions. We seek a creative, ambitious individual – ideally you would have experience in a life sciences or healthcare setting, but the ability and passion for learning is most important.
You will work closely with the Communications and Marketing Manager and Events and Community Manager to ensure activities are consistent and aligned with our strategy.
The Candidate will ideally have the following key attributes:
MedCity is based at a Central London location, with the team mainly working from home at the moment. Some travel within the region is expected.
The compensation package is £25,000 - £28,000 per annum, plus pension and benefits.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Application is by CV, with a covering letter setting out why you are applying for this role and your interest in MedCity and its mission.
Applications should be received by 19 September 2021 at midnight
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 27 September 2021 via teams. Principal interview will be by panel, with additional meetings with key advisers to MedCity as appropriate.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to giving people the same opportunities for employment, pay, and promotion, without discrimination against anyone. These are standard job terms; however various flexible working options will be considered should they meet the needs for the business. Examples could include job share, part time, flexible shifts, and home working. Let us know how we can best support you to achieve the right work/life balance.
If you need to receive this information and/or apply in an alternative format, please contact us by emailing email@example.com or call 020 7234 5800 to discuss how we can help.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community to interview.