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Vacancy details

Closing date: 15 December 2019
Location: Twickenham

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Programme Grants for Applied Research - Subcommittee Membership

We are pleased to announce an excellent opportunity has arisen to participate in Programme Grants for Applied Research assessment committees. These prestigious appointments offer senior applied health researchers the chance to take part in and gain experience of making recommendations to NIHR for large scale, high quality programmes of research for the benefit of patients and the NHS.

Communications and Marketing Manager

From April 2020, a new NIHR centre will be formed to coordinate patient and public involvement, participation and engagement in research and research dissemination activity. By focusing on stakeholder collaboration, the Centre will broaden the diversity of voices heard by NIHR in all of its activities and pioneer the use of alternative, audience targeted formats for dissemination products.  The goal is to make it easier for different stakeholder groups to contribute to and access NIHR funded research. This role is based at the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility in Twickenham, which is hosted by LGC's Grant Management Group.

Job Purpose

The Communications and Marketing Manager will contribute to developing a communications and marketing strategy for the new Centre and will deliver communications and marketing activities to support the work of the Centre.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the development of communications and marketing strategies related to research dissemination and patient and public involvement, participation and engagement in research
  • Ensuring influential public involvement, participation and engagement and research dissemination related NIHR news and feature stories are shared as appropriate through digital engagement
  • Research and produce concise and engaging written, visual, video and multi-media content for NIHR channels (e.g. web, social media, blog, e-news)
  • Managing the systems (e.g. website, databases) used to disseminate knowledge across the NIHR and stakeholder groups
  • Work as part of the broader NIHR communications team to ensure integration of the Centre’s communications activities and to support delivery of the NIHR’s Communications Strategy
  • Perform assigned duties as part of the central NIHR Press Office function as agreed with the NIHR Director of Communications


View the full job description and how to apply for this role on the LGC website.