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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

Full Time (37.5 hrs/week)

12 months fixed term contract (potential to extend)

Salary up to £25k

Home-based

Reports to Digital Content and Communications Manager

Do you want to help fight breast cancer?

Do you want to use your excellent communications skills and experience to work alongside a diverse and dynamic team to help grow our breast cancer prevention community?

We are a national breast cancer charity focussed entirely on breast cancer prevention through:-

Funding scientific research into the preventable risk factors

Educating and raising awareness of preventable risk factors and providing practical information to empower people to reduce their risk

Campaigning for policy changes that promote the prevention of breast cancer.

The origins of Breast Cancer UK are in science, the charity is known for its scientific research and campaigns on the links between certain environmental chemicals and breast cancer, we also promote awareness and understanding of lifestyle risk factors.

We are looking to build our team with talented, motivated and ambitious individuals who want to contribute to helping us become the leading voice in breast cancer prevention.

About you

You will be a highly organised, creative, and talented communication professional with an interest in breast cancer and/or public health prevention and a love for communicating purposeful and engaging messaging to a diverse audience.

You will love writing and planning how best to get our complex range of communications out to our many audiences.

You will be a social media whiz with a thorough understanding of how best to plan and utilise the various channels to ensure we engage and retain our varied audience of women and men from all ages, backgrounds and walks of life.

You will be self-motivated, content to work remotely and ready to drive forward a busy programme of work. Ideally, we would be looking for a candidate to join our team before the end of the year.

For full details of the role please download the detailed Job Description and Person Specification

Communications Officer Job Description

Communications Officer Person Specification

Communications Officer Application form 2021

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The Closing date for applications is Friday 1st October 5pm.

Application forms and equal opportunities forms to be submitted via email to recruitment@breastcanceruk.org.uk Interviews will be held W/C the 18 October via video conference.

If you are shortlisted for an interview you will be asked to prepare a task/presentation.

If you require any further details on the role or the process drop us an email at recruitment@breastcanceruk.org.uk

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