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The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant and microbial genetics. We nurture a creative, curiosity-led approach to answering fundamental questions in bioscience, and translate that knowledge into societal benefits. Our employees enjoy access to state-of-the-art technology and a diverse range of specialist training opportunities, including support for leadership and management. Click here to find out more about working at the John Innes Centre.
Salary: £32,578 – £39,938 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.
Contract: 9 Months, full time
Location: John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.
Closing date: 7th July 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Communications Officer to join the
Communications and Engagement Department, to support the cutting-edge science
of the John Innes Centre.
About the John Innes Centre:
The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant
and microbial genetics. We nurture a creative, curiosity-led approach to answering
fundamental questions in bioscience, and translate that knowledge into societal
Our employees enjoy access to state-of-the-art technology and a diverse range of
specialist training opportunities, including support for leadership and management.
Click here to find out more about working at the John Innes Centre.
Our digital presence is one of the most important vehicles for communicating about
the John Innes Centre and our work to the outside world. The main purpose of this
role is to deliver a programme of engaging digital content to effectively support the
needs of the John Innes Centre and our internal and external audiences.
The role is responsible for using a range of digital channels including websites, social
media, newsletters, and internal platforms to promote key organisational messages
which reflect the John Innes Centre’s work, brand, key messages and priorities to our
target audiences in line with the John Innes Centre’s Engagement Strategy.
The post holder will source and develop digital content that inspires and engages key
audiences including the funders of our research and industry collaborators and is
marketed effectively to attract new audiences to learn about our research.
The post holder will work closely with internal and external partners to produce and
source digital content which is engaging and optimised for accessibility and search
The ideal candidate:
You will have a degree, preferably in a life sciences subject.
You will have a proven track record of creative digital content production, website
management, and user experience design as well as experience in the use of
graphic design software, in particular Adobe CC – Photoshop and Illustrator. You will
have the ability to process complex information and present targeted messages to
Interviews will be held on 18 th July 2022.
Please note, this post does not meet UKVI requirements to provide visa sponsorship.
For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website: http://jobs.jic.ac.uk or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or
email@example.com quoting reference 1004286.
We are an equal opportunities employer, actively supporting inclusivity and diversity.
As a Disability Confident organisation, we guarantee to offer an interview to all
disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy. We are proud to
hold a prestigious Gold Athena SWAN award in recognition of our inclusive culture,
commitment and good practices towards advancing of gender equality. We offer an
exciting, stimulating, diverse research environment and actively promote a family
friendly workplace. The Institute is also a member of Stonewall’s Diversity
The John Innes Centre is a registered charity (No. 223852) grant-aided by the
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.jic.ac.uk.