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Communications Executive – Genomics – 6 month contract

Communications Executive – Genomics
London – 6-Month Contract
Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
Genomics England are looking for an internal and corporate communications executive who can shape and implement the organisation’s communications strategy by managing its internal communications, supporting the delivery of its PR and media plans, and undertaking a range of corporate communications activity.
Skills and Experience Required:
*Supporting the Senior Communications Manager in the development of the internal communications strategy.
*Overseeing the implementation of the internal communications strategy, producing and delivering effective and engaging internal communications.
*Supporting and regularly deputizing for the Senior Communications Manager in delivering external media relations.
*Supporting the organisation’s wider corporate communications and stakeholder engagement activities.
*Writing and producing a range of external communications materials.
*Helping manage the delivery of events: logistics, content and working with third parties as appropriate.
*Working on specific communications projects to support key organisational priorities
*Providing press office out of hours roster cover as required.
*Experience of developing communications strategy and implementing campaigns.
*Experience of delivering internal communications strategies and plans.
*Familiarity with a range communications disciplines, including media handling.
*Event management capabilities and the ability to specify, procure, commission and manage third party suppliers.
*Ability to draft and deliver corporate-level communication plans and materials.
*Strong communication capabilities (written and oral).
*First class drafting, proof reading and editing skills.
*Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills.
*Strong networking and interpersonal skills.
*Budget management experience.
*Proven project management and organisation skills.
Genomics England works at the cutting edge of science, technology and healthcare. Our mission is to deliver the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project − the biggest national genome sequencing project of its kind anywhere in the world. As it moves beyond the 100,000 Genomes Project, Genomics England will work with NHS to launch the world’s first Genomic Medicine Service within a national healthcare system. In partnership with government, the NHS, academia, industry and the public, Genomics England aims to realise the potential of genomic medicine: to embed state-of-the-art care in the NHS; bring health benefits to UK citizens; and consolidate the UK’s position as the ‘go to’ destination for international genomic research and investment.
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Communications, Executive, Life Sciences, Genomics, Contract, London, Strategy, Media, PR, Management, Stakeholder, Delivery.

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