Digital Communications Intern

31/12/2018, 23:55

Full time
Fixed Term
6 months
£14,289 per annum
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

We are looking for an enthusiastic recent graduate who is interested in helping produce, edit and manage content for the ICR website. This Digital Communications Intern role is a six-month paid internship where you will gain useful experience working in the Communications team of a leading cancer research organisation.

The Digital Communications Intern will work closely with the Web Editor and the Digital Strategy Manager to help ensure our website is up to date, and perform other duties as required.

The successful candidate will have a degree in a scientific subject and be interested in science communication. Ideally you will have experience of using a website Content Management System. You should also be organised, possess good writing and editing skills and have an eye for detail.
Salary will be based on the national minimum wage.

Click the link below to view the full job description and person specification.  For further information please contact Keith Bradnam, Digtal Strategy Manager, at 

Please apply for this via e-recruitment and attach a CV and covering letter. 

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
Additional Documentation for Candidates

This Program is closed to applications.