Science Communicator

Shark Trust

Plymouth
£24,000 - £28,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

sharktrust.org [email protected] 01752 672020 Paul Cox

Sectors: marine conservation, conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Monday, 28th June 2021  


We need you…If you’re a Science Communicator

Are you an exceptional and experienced science communicator? Are you skilled at engaging specific audiences with accessible science content? Can you write great copy, organise yourself and others AND brilliantly present to live and online audiences?

If yes to all of the above, and you’re looking for a new challenge, please read on…

The Shark Trust, the UK-based charity working around the world for positive change, is looking for a science communicator. You will join our team and lead on an exciting new programme of work, changing the way that we talk about sharks and their conservation. Our goal, quite simply, is to make campaigns and projects ever more engaging and to boost support for our vital cause.

Through video, blogs, infographics, social media and good old talking, you’ll be responsible for producing a continuous, targeted stream of communication to support discovery learning, boost engagement and drive conservation action.

You’ll join a small team of very focused and committed individuals with a huge remit. You’ll be able to work on your own initiative and coordinate with internal colleagues and external contractors and partners. 

Our office is in Plymouth, but we’ll consider flexible working approaches for the right candidate.

Please send a CV and persuasive cover letter

Closing Date: 28 June 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 30 June.

Salary £24,000 - £28,000pa dependent upon experience. 

The role is full time for an initial 12-month contract. 

The Shark Trust are an equal opportunity employer. 

We’re committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. Our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.