UAR Job: Education and Outreach Manager

17 September 2019

Posted by: UAR news team

Category: Communications & media

Education and Outreach Manager

Understanding Animal Research (UAR) is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic graduate to help drive forward its volunteer speaking programme in schools.

The successful candidate will be a committed supporter of the humane use of animals for medical research with a passion for communication. They will enjoy public speaking and science writing and will be keen to experiment with new ideas and approaches in classrooms and workshops.

This is a very people-directed role and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a willingness to engage positively with critical opinion. The candidate will need to promote our programmes in schools, industry and academia and to maintain good relations with a growing number of volunteers.

This is a full-time role and you will be based in our London office but be expected to travel within the UK as necessary to talk in schools and elsewhere. Salary is £22,000-£25,000 per annum, depending on experience.

How to apply

Please send a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the personal requirements outlined in the Job Description to Supporting statements should be no longer than two sides of A4 paper.

If you would like more information or would like to discuss the role before applying, call John Meredith on 020 3675 1237 for an informal conversation that will not form part of the application process.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 6 October.

Interviews will be held at our London office.


About Understanding Animal Research

UAR fosters and builds informed public understanding of and a favourable business, policy and regulatory environment for the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK. It achieves this by listening to and providing information for selected audiences and encouraging the bioscience sector to provide the public with open and honest information about animal research in the UK.

UAR is an equal opportunities employer.