Job opportunity: BCSS is looking for a Media, Design & Communications support specialist

We have an exciting new opportunity for a passionate and experienced person to provide Media, Design & Communications support and join our team. This position will help us communicate and visualise BCSS’s research globally. This role offers a great opportunity for someone who enjoys creating inspiring narratives using a variety of visual techniques and tools to highlight the impactful work of our Ocean Observatory.

It’s perfectly suited for a well-organized professional individual who boasts a keen passion for marine science, diving, research, who has an exceptional eye for detail, possess high level of integrity and ready to be part of a dynamic team of professionals. Full details can be found here (to insert the link to the PDF document attached herewith)

Applications open: 15th April 2024
Position: Media, Design & Communications support
Hours: This is a full-time position (but hourly proposals will be considered)
Location: Remote (preferred within GMT -2 to +2) with a possibility to visit station
Begin: May 2024
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and/or working hours
Direct reporting to: Communications & Commercial Manager
Dotted line reporting to: Station Manager & Chief Scientist

The Position

BCSS is looking to appoint a talented, well organised, and experienced person to support the Media, Design, & Communications of the research station, playing a critical role in assisting with communicating our research and other announcements to multiple sectors globally.

Working closely with marketing, commercial, research, and diving colleagues in other departments, you will be instrumental in a communications strategy implementation (writing skills required), including visualising science and producing branded content (design, infographics, templates, using Adobe InDesign, etc. required), creating videos (basic editing skills required), and managing our website (WordPress), to target a diverse range of audiences through a variety of carefully managed channels. You will have a high level of integrity, relevant professional experience and technical expertise, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Together with your colleagues you will develop and deliver top-class communications (PR office) by timely executing carefully defined projects, bringing innovative ideas to the table, and collaborating with scientists and managers of the Station.

Interested candidates should send CV/portfolio and a cover letter to copying The CV must list three independent referees. Only qualified applications will be considered.

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