We are hiring a new Communications Officer!

by | Jan 15, 2019

Findacure is looking for an additional team member, as we seek to increase our impact on the rare disease community.

If you’re searching for a varied and rewarding role, with plenty of responsibility, we have the job for you! We are recruiting a new Communications Officer to join our small, Cambridge-based team. Key details and how to apply are below…

Key details

Job Title: Communications Officer
Location: Findacure Office, 66 Devonshire Road, Cambridge, CB1 2BL
Responsible to: CEO
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £20,000 to £22,000 (dependent on experience)

Overview of the role

You will be responsible for the day-to-day communications from Findacure, helping us to build a presence within the UK health system so that we can reach more patients and clinicians to become knowledgeable about rare diseases. You will run our social media, coordinate our promotional campaigns, and maintain our online presence. You will develop new digital media to share online, and support in the production of print materials to promote our work.

As you grow in the role, you will support the CEO in his role as Findacure’s spokesperson, by speaking at internal and external events, and taking part in our patient empowerment webinars. To ensure widespread understanding of what we do, we will want you to attend most of our own events, helping to run them, and using them as opportunities to meet our beneficiaries regularly.

View the full job description here.

Please email an up-to-date CV and covering letter to Dr Rick Thompson (rick@findacure.org.uk) by 9am on the 11th February, outlining your relevant skills and experience, relating to the full job description. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews with the aim of the successful candidate starting in late March or early April.