We’re looking for an experienced science communicator to join our team at Science in Public, someone:
- who has developed and delivered communication strategies and understands what it takes to make science news
- who loves science and loves working with scientists to get their work into the public space
- who knows who’s who and can list at least ten national science agencies. The more knowledge you have of the science world in Australia the better
- who can hold their own in a discussion about Oxford commas and CYMK numbers.
You must be able to write fluently and accurately, manage a number of projects at once, and work to tight deadlines. A solid grounding in WordPress, Twitter and MailChimp would also be useful.
The position is full-time or near full-time. Pay will be negotiated based on experience and hours can be negotiated to be family-friendly.
If you are interested, please send me a short email summarising:
- your mix of skills (media, outreach, project management, writing etc.)
- your experience in science communication and /or media liaison
- what you want to get out of the role
- examples of your writing and/or media stories that you have been involved in clearly stating your contribution.
Science in Public is a specialist science communication business based in Spotswood, Melbourne. We have a core team of six plus associates around the country. We work with governments, universities, research institutes and individual scientists to help them present their work in public. You can read more about us and our work at www.scienceinpublic.com.au.
If you have any questions, you can give Sarah Brooker a call on 0413 332 489. Otherwise, email your one-pager addressing the above and a CV to email@example.com by lunchtime Friday 7 April.