Communications Assistant - Crop Wild Relatives Project :United Kingdom

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Communications Assistant - Crop Wild Relatives Project :United Kingdom

Communications Assistant – Crop Wild Relatives Project
£22,056 per annum
Full-time, 36 hours per week
One year fixed-term contract
Millennium Seed Bank, Wakehurst Place, West Sussex
 
Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank holds the world’s largest collection of high quality seed material of wild plant species.
 
With a passion for communicating science to a non-specialist audience and the ability to assess, extract and verify biological or botanical information from a variety of sources, you will use a range of communication tools to raise the profile of the project and excite people about crop wild relatives. You will have the ability to write concisely and accurately to a high standard of English, and work to tight deadlines. The ability to undertake travel inside and outside of the UK is essential.
 
Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of pensions, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.
 
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Alternatively, please contact the HR Department, RBG Kew, on 020 8332 3135. Please quote Ref 1423.
 
Closing date: 10am, Monday 19 May 2014. 
Interview date: Monday 9 June 2014 at Wakehurst Place.
 
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.