World Federation of
Science Journalists

Perimeter Institute - External Relations Manager/Writer

Are you a talented science writer and experienced communications manager seeking an exciting new opportunity?

Perimeter Institute, Canada's premier international centres for scientific research and educational outreach devoted to foundational issues in theoretical physics, is seeking an External Relations Manager to propel communications materials and activities among all partners.

External Relations Manager/Writer - Competition #20080831

The Institute is seeking a talented science writer with extensive external relations experience to propel a variety of communications materials and networking activities in support of long term partnerships with government stakeholders, the media, and community leaders. In collaboration with our Director of External Relations and Outreach, the Manger will draw upon proven abilities in science communication and public relations to author a variety of key materials (including newsletters, brochures, media releases, and various reports), drive key interactions among groups, and respond to a variety of external requests.

The successful candidate will have a passion for science writing, understanding of physics, strong track record of communications achievements, hands on project management abilities, and a clear history of developing and implementing innovative print and electronic materials, with examples.

Perimeter Institute offers a dynamic work environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits.
If you would enjoy writing for and working with a variety of external groups to propel exciting initiatives in basic research and educational outreach, please visit our website at: www.perimeterinstitute.ca.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants in advance; however we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

Deadline: August 31, 2008
For more details about this position:
http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/Scientific/Applications/External_Relations_Manager/