Research Communications Manager - Flexible Working Available

Circa £37,299 (including £3,299 per annum inner London weighting)
02 Jul 2019
17 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for a creative and strategic communications expert who is a natural and confident leader, to join our clients team as Research Communications Manager.

Position: Research Communications Manager

Location: London (office based)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £37,299 (including £3,299 per annum inner London weighting)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 17 July 2019

Interview Date: 26 July 2019

The Role

We are looking for a Research Communications Manager who is able to act as a force for effective change with a positive attitude and flexible in their approach; and who can develop inspiring and motivational stories around our client’s research that are compelling, yet grounded in scientific facts and evidence.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, creative science and communications research professional who can support the organisation in bringing research to the centre of the organisational narrative, enabling staff in all parts of the charity to have the confidence of using inspirational stories and compelling key messages to underpin their day to day roles.

Your external presence will also be vital, developing strong relationships with funded researchers and the broader research and clinical professional community as a whole, building trust and rapport amongst experts to work with you and help you share their research messages and outputs in meaningful and engaging ways.

About you

As Research Communications Manager, you will be:


  • An excellent and articulate communicator
  • A great story-teller with a strong understanding of research and research impact,
  • A creative thinker who can enable the organisation to deliver their research messages in new and innovative ways.


In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. Our client offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Our client believes everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. They provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Communications Manager, Senior Marketing Executive, Research Manager, Research Engagement Manager, Policy Officer, Marketing, Research, Communications, Marketing Insight Manager.

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