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Communications Manager

This is a great opportunity for a Communications Manager to develop and implement a multi-channel communications strategy for the NIHR BioResource, in order to raise its profile and its impact on research activity to diverse audiences and stakeholders. 

Our mission is to facilitate human health research and its transformation into medical practice. 

NIHR BioResource is a unique and powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms and for investigating the links between genes, the environment, health and disease, enabling scientific discoveries as well as facilitating translational medicine for the benefit of patients.   

Salary: £31,406 - £40,927 Grade 7 

The Comms Manager will ensure high quality marketing, communications and reporting of key information to public-facing areas of the NIHR BioResource, and take responsibility for introducing, adapting and improving communications systems regarding the NIHR BioResource’s services, aims and goals, including internal communications. The post holder will lead on the communication and promotion of the 13 BioResource Centres and national recruitment programmes. Patient and public involvement and engagement (PPIE) is core to all BioResource activities, and the Communications Manager will drive PPIE activities. 

Candidates should have experience that is relevant to the post, including a broad range of communications disciplines and of multi-channel communications, and excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills. 

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This appointment is full-time, 37 hours per week. 

NIHR BioResource is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) as part of a 5-year funding cycle. The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2022 in the first instance. It is likely that the NIHR BioResource will continue to be funded by NIHR beyond this date, with an extension grant providing funding until 30 November 2024, with a further extension of 5 years dependent on available funding. 

Our offices are on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, CB2 0QQ (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre). Work - life balance is important and we are open to discussion on flexible working, including an element of home working.