Website Content Officer


The Physiological Society, London
Closing date: 
08 June 2018
Andrew Mackenzie

Six month fixed term contract

This is an exciting opportunity to use your writing and science communication skills to promote science to a broad audience.  You’ll work as part of our communications team to support the development of our new website, in particular, focused on ensuring our content is well written and is accompanied by striking imagery.

The Physiological Society

As a learned society of over 3,600 Members, we promote physiology and support those working in the field by organising world-class scientific meetings, offering grants for research, collaboration and international travel, and by publishing the latest developments in our leading scientific journals, The Journal of Physiology, Experimental Physiology and Physiological Reports.

The position

We’re looking for a Website Content Officer to manage the migration of content to our new website, ensuring that where necessary it is re-written and improved to fit with our style guide and new design. The content is a mixture of scientific, membership, events and educational information. The role requires excellent writing skills and an eye for high quality, striking imagery. A life sciences background will be helpful.

The position is full time for a fixed term (six months) based at our head office in Farringdon, London.


£24k per annum, pro-rata.

Why should you apply?

  • Showcase your science communications and writing skills
  • Build your networks with science communicators
  • Experience working in a leading learned society

Who should apply?

  • Experienced science communicator
  • Excellent online writing skills and command of the English language
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Application details

The role is available for immediate start. For more information see the full job description.

Send a CV and covering letter to Andrew Mackenzie, Head of Policy & Communications (

Closing date for applications Friday 8 June. Interviews will be held w/c  11 June.