The IBD Registry is the first and largest repository of pseudonymised UK IBD data, and our mission is to use that collated and curated data to provide better understanding of IBD, to enable better treatments, better medicine, and better information for clinicians and for patients. We’re looking for a motivated and organised Communications & Publications Manager to to lead and be responsible for raising and maintaining our profile, communicating up to date messaging and increasing our key stakeholder numbers including, clinicians, nurses and industry.
You will be an organised, enthusiastic and innovative person with previous experience in a similar communications role. You will be a first-class communicator who is able to create great relationships with people at all levels. You’ll be digitally knowledgeable and have exceptional writing and IT skills, including familiarity with design software. Previous experience of working in healthcare would be an advantage but is not essential.
The IBD Registry was started ten years ago and now is the largest UK-wide repository of certain patient data for those suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s and Colitis. By bringing this data together, we can help transform outcomes for these patients: improve how they are cared for medically, about better understanding the drugs prescribed, about understanding the patterns of the diseases and in providing a platform for ongoing research.
Originally a project within the British Society of Gastroenterologists, the IBD Registry has grown so much, especially over the past few years, that it has now formed into an independent limited not-for-profit company to allow it to continue to grow and fulfil its mission. We have a small office team but our full UK-wide team includes top clinicians (various hospitals around UK) and data scientists (University of Liverpool). We are looking for some great new talent to join our small but lively team as we embark on our next growth stage.
We are seeking a Communications & Publications Manager who will be primarily responsible for leading joined-up, proactive and comprehensive internal and external communications through a variety of channels across our healthcare audiences. This will include telling compelling stories; driving key projects, campaigns and initiatives; as well as leading change communications related to a major redevelopment programme for our service to hospitals. The IBD Registry is embarking on an exciting expansion, including the launch a drug safety monitoring system, as well as new support services and tools for hospitals. We rely on positive engagement with clinical teams across the UK for the data at the heart of our Registry, and this new role is key in ensuring and growing that engagement.
The Communications & Publications Manager will report to the Client Operations Manager and have key relationships with the Head of Research & Pharmacovigilance, also the CEO and the Finance & Business Manager.
We offer 25 days holiday each year plus 8 Bank Holidays (all FTE, pro-rata for part time); a 5% employer’s contribution to your pension.
Job Offer Details
This is a part time role of 20 hours per week (could be worked over 3 or 4 days) and offering a salary of £32,000 – 35,000 FTE (£16,000 – 17,500 pro rata).
Dates and Applying
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th March 2019 @ 9am
Interview dates: Wednesday 20th March, Thursday 21st March and Friday 22nd March 2019. Please indicate in your return email if you cannot attend a certain day, and if you have a preference for a morning, afternoon or evening is required (we cannot guarantee we can meet your preference but it helps us to know). Please hold at least one of these days free for interview on applying.
Click here for the full Job Description including the Person Specification: IBD Registry Communications & Publications Manager 2019-03-15
To apply, please send us your CV plus a maximum 2-page letter covering three points: why you are the right candidate for this role; how you fit the Person Specification, plus details of your current salary package and 2 referees (we will not contact referees without your prior permission). If you have any questions, email us on [email protected]