Data, Events and Communications Coordinator (Part Time) (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the position of Data, Events and Communications Coordinator to oversee the research publication process, manage data collation and help coordinate communications and events for the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI). The Institute works closely with Department of Haematology and is based in a new purpose-built Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The CSCI is a world-leading centre of excellence for stem cell research with 29 group leaders, 33 affiliated group leaders and active grants totalling > £100 million. Key responsibilities will include managing the research publication process and coordinating the Institute's compliance with open access policies. The post holder will work closely with Principle Investigators and be the main point of contact to ensure all publications align with University, Funders and HEFCE open access policies. The role holder will also be responsible for maintaining correct data on the 29 Principal Investigators and all of their group members activities including publications, outreach, conferences attended, prizes, honours and awards collection and collation of images etc.

The role holder will assist in the daily running of the Institute website and social media platforms. Previous experience of the Drupal web platform (or similar) and maintaining Twitter / Instagram accounts are highly desirable.
The role holder will also support the organisation of high-profile Institute events, including the International Scientific Advisory Board visit (annual), the Institute Retreat (annual) and the Cambridge International Stem Cell Symposium (biennial).
The role holder will act as secretary for certain meetings and committees, organising papers, preparing agendas and writing minutes as required.

The post is part time at 25 hours per week and will be based within the Communications and Events team at the Institute, as part of the wider operations and administration team. The role holder will report directly to the Research Strategy and Communications Manager and will supervise the Events and Communications assistant.

The successful applicant should be educated to at least 'A' level standard and have experience in using publication management systems such as Symplectic Elements, design software such as InDesign / Photoshop and website management platforms (Drupal or similar). It is important that you can demonstrate close attention to detail and a high level of accuracy, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task. The role holder will be responsible for creating and maintaining excellent relationships with staff throughout the Institute so you must find it easy to build rapport with individuals of every level.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2022 in the first instance.

The closing date for all applications is Sunday 14 February 2021, with interviews scheduled soon after.

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Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference PS25555 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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