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Vacancy: SHIL Communications Office

Vacancy: SHIL Communications Office image

The new post will support delivery of the communications strategy for both NHS Research Scotland (NRS) and Scottish Health Innovations (SHIL), and provide communication support for national Innovation and Test Bed activity.

Communication Officer is being recruited to work flexibly across the portfolios and will be involved in a range of communications activity related to health research and innovation.

A secondment option is available for this post.


Communication Officer 
The Communications Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management, ownership and development of non-digital communications, including publications, events and stakeholder engagement. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Communications Manager on the strategic development and implementation of the offline aspects of NRS and SHIL activity to ensure a consistent and compelling message is delivered. Candidates should have an appropriate degree in marketing/communications alongside excellent writing skills, experience of delivering high profile events and exhibitions and an ability to build strong relationships across a diverse portfolio of internal and external stakeholders. Strong interpersonal and good team-working skills are also essential.

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To apply for this position please send your CV along with a covering letter to:   

Closing date: Monday 10 February 2020.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Further information

It is anticipated interviews will take place on Friday 21 February and Monday 24 February.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact:
Fiona Fleming
Communications Manager 

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