Communications & Business Engagement Officer

London (Greater) (GB)
10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a creative and confident communications professional with a passion for promoting healthcare technologies, cutting-edge medical research and teaching excellence?  

The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London is looking for a new Communications & Business Engagement Officer in support of its mission to engineer better health for patients in the UK and worldwide.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a vital role in promoting the School, its strategic partnerships, and key healthcare stakeholders, across news stories, digital content, events and internal communications channels.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated communications and digital content team positioned directly within the school and the wider communications network across King’s, communicating and celebrating the work of its researchers, academics and students to a diverse range of internal and external audiences.

The primary function of the role is to support, deliver and measure the communications objectives for the School of Biomedical Engineering, the St Thomas’ MedTech Hub and other initiatives as required, including:

•         Raising the profile of the School and St Thomas’ MedTech Hub to key audiences through a strong digital presence, events, PR, marketing collaterals and assets 

•         Promoting the School and the St Thomas’ MedTech Hub to strategic audiences by developing a wide range of content (stories, social media, photography, videos, graphics, executive copy) on multiple communications channels  

•         Identifying and working with the School Communications and Business Engagement Manager and Faculty Senior PR and Communications Manager (Health) to write and promote potential stories to the media and through various communications channels 

•         Help develop and support various initiatives aimed at developing, improving and nurturing strategic partnerships with key stakeholders (including corporate, health organisations, NHS) 

•         Supporting and developing strategic events (some of which are organised jointly with partners and key stakeholders)  

•         Enabling and empowering School staff, researchers and students to produce/contribute to communications materials (including social media posts, conference coverage, blogs) and promote School’s success. This will be done through, for example, providing training and developing guidelines, assisting with media and marketing requests, creating a visual assets bank 

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract  

This is a full-time post

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