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Cactus Communications is looking for an Academic Outreach Officer in London

This is an exciting new role at the world’s single-largest provider of science communication services to universities, publishers, and researchers globally. Research Communication Services is a growing portfolio at Editage that aims to closely harness and serve the need of the global research community to disseminate research for deeper real-world impact. You will spearhead efforts to better understand and meet evolving science communication needs and expectations of research institutions, research groups, and funders in the UK.

What are you going to do

Communicate, network, and build relationships

  • Define business targets and guide evolving business development efforts
  •  Identify prospects and retain and strengthen existing customer relationships
  •  Share knowledge and work with teams across geographies
  •  Drive presales activities (proposals decks, pitches, introductory calls) for successful conversion
  • Cultivate awareness of science communication among unserved market segments
  •  Distil customer conversations into business insights and influence product strategy

You should apply if you see yourself as a science communication champion who is passionate about supporting the broad academic community's need to disseminate for impact and believes that research institutions and funders could be doing a lot more to further science communication and public engagement.

What we offer:

  • flexible work hours
  • Individual Development Plans
  • Flexible Holidays
  • Flexi Arrangments

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree
  • Warm connections in the UK university and research funding space
  • Previous experience working in/with academia, funding (public and/or private), public engagement (institutional Research Impact teams, Communications and Marketing teams, Public Engagement bodies)

Extra information

Education Level
University
Location
London
Working hours per week
35 - 40
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £15,000 and £25,000 per year
Responsible for
You should apply if you see yourself as a science communication champion who is passionate about supporting the broad academic community's need
Type of Job
Scientific Services, Sales
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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