The British Pharmacological Society has, at its heart, the development and promotion of pharmacology and of those who are training and working in the field. With over 3,500 members from over 60 countries around the world, we are a truly international organization.
We cover the whole spectrum of pharmacology, including laboratory, clinical, and toxicological aspects and support our members at work in academia, industry and the health service through our membership, conferences, education and policy initiatives, publications and grants.
The BPS employs 13 full time members of staff at our offices at Angel Gate in London. Our staff come from a mixture of third sector, commercial, publishing, scientific, financial and media backgrounds and deliver a range of initiatives, many of which are covered on this website, on behalf of the Society.
We offer excellent working conditions with a number of benefits including generous paid annual leave, bonus scheme, interest free season ticket loans, flexible working and a career averaged pension scheme.
The British Pharmacological Society is seeking a new Communications Manager to join its friendly and collaborative team. Working with the Head of Communications & Membership, you will help shape the direction of PR and promotional activities by contributing insights from your broad range of expertise, including press office, marketing and digital communications. In particular, the Society is keen to raise the profile of pharmacology in the media so this is a great opportunity for a self-motivated candidate with an existing network of media contacts to make a real impact on the organisation and its reputation. With a flexible and organised approach to your work, you will welcome the variety that this role offers and ensure high standards are maintained despite competing deadlines.
The Society is a charity with a mission to promote and advance the whole spectrum of pharmacology. We lead the way in the research and application of pharmacology around the world, with over 3,500 members from over 60 countries.
Working closely with Trustees and committees, the team at the British Pharmacological Society is responsible for the management and implementation of a huge range of activities that benefit members and wider society, and help to ensure that these activities are aligned with our mission.
The Society offers excellent working conditions with a number of benefits including generous paid annual leave, bonus scheme, interest free season ticket loans, flexible working, employee assistance programme and a career averaged pension scheme.
Closing date: 20 July 2015
Initial interview: During July depending upon candidate and interviewer availability
Final interview date: 7 August 2015
Start date: 14 September 2015