Job offer in london Web Editor at Institute of Cancer Research

Institute of Cancer Research – Communications

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. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.  Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

We are looking for a creative and dynamic digital communicator with a passion for science to take up the post of Web Editor. This role will help deliver an effective digital communication strategy that promotes the ICR’s science and meets the core aims of the organisation. You will be responsible for all aspects relating to the day-to-day running of the website, including writing, editing and posting content, as well as promoting web content on our various social media channels and producing video.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic science communicator, with a degree in a scientific subject and experience of writing about science online. You should be experienced in creating, editing and organising web content through use of a content management system. Additionally, you will have experience in professional use of social media and be able to monitor web traffic and social media engagement using appropriate analytics tools. Knowledge of HTML and video production would also be an advantage.

For further information please contact Keith Bradnam, Digtal Strategy Manager, at . Please apply for this position with a CV and covering letter. Closing date Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Positive Action Statement: We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

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