Senior Press Officer at the MRC job

Due to the current Gov restrictions we can only employ current or recent ‘public sector’ employees – but the job is pretty well hidden even from those of us with the best Google-fu so I thought I’d post the details here..

Iit is a perm job for a pretty great organisation (though I am biased!)..

Summary Information for vacancy – reference IRC19070 (at you need to be logged in!)

Salary £30124 – £35860 Per Annum


City of Westminster, Greater London, London (actually just off Drury Lane nr Holborn tube)

Closing Date

18 April 2011 (yep I probably should have done this earlier!)

Vacancy description

As the Senior Press Officer you will support the Chief Press Officer in protecting and promoting the reputation of the MRC, taking responsibility for a portfolio of topics and issues.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have substantial previous experience of working within a press environment. Ideally you will have a background in science, journalism or policy and will have worked in a scientific, media or health press office.

As well as excellent oral and written communication skills, you will be skilled in stakeholder engagement and have the ability to build effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at (just search for ALL MRC jobs in the drop-down!) and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC19070.

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