Work closely alongside the Head of Communication and Engagement and the Events and Engagement Manager to raise the profile of LMS across key audiences. This will involve writing news articles and press releases about LMS research, managing our social media presence and overseeing our website. You will also lead on our internal communications activity, coordinating internal newsletters and intranet.
Main duties:External communication: manage research-focused content for LMS website, oversee and curate content for associated social media channels; assess newsworthiness of research articles and liaise with MRC-UKRI and Imperial press offices accordingly to promote media coverage; create digital graphic and video about LMS research and activities; provide writing support for LMS marketing materialsInternal communication: Develop and manage the LMS intranet; monthly LMS internal email newsletter, monthly LMS building transition newsletter and a weekly bulletin of upcoming eventsPublic engagement: Provide creative input and administrative support for public engagement and educational outreach projects
Key responsibilities:Write articles about the Institute’s latest research, awards and events news Write articles for Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) Design engaging graphics and imagery for use on digital and print media Provide writing support for the Institute’s annual and ad-hoc marketing materials Help to convey complex scientific concepts to the Institute’s key audiences Identify newsworthy events through attending regular LMS seminars, meetings of postdocs/PhDs, and networking internally Work closely with the Head of Communication and Engagement to develop and maintain relations with the MRC-UKRI and Imperial College London communications teams and influential journalists Responsible for keeping digital communications up to date by managing content of LMS website and social media channels, collating information from group heads Project manage the LMS website redesign day-to-day (2021/22) Manage the Institute intranet, leading on a content audit and re-design Support public engagement events with creative input and providing administrative and logistical supportMentor and support team members
Reports to the Events and Engagement Manager. Works closely with the Head of Communication and Engagement. Supports the Institute Director and Group Heads in external and internal communications, through editorial and design work. Chiefly responsible for the Institute’s digital communications (website, intranet and social media channels) and will play a key role in the future direction of the Suffrage Science and BPoD websites.
This is a fixed term post for 2 years (with the possibility of extension).
Please note that this post is full time on site.