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CLOSED: Job: ACT Consortium Technical Communications Officer

March 14, 2013 - 18:30 -- MalariaWorld Jobs


Organization: ACT Consortium

Closing date: 22 March 2013


Are you a passionate, hard-working, bold and creative communicator with strong interpersonal and networking skills and experience in a research or academic environment? We are looking for a Technical Communications Officer (TCO) to join our core team based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. We, the ACT Consortium, are a global research partnership, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with partners throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States. Our goal is to optimize the use of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) -- the World Health Organization recommended first line treatment for malaria -- in endemic countries. As our TCO, you will be responsible for engaging with our researchers, partners and affiliates across the Consortium and in the broader global malaria community, to ensure that our research results are included in critical conversations, reviews, discussions and debates that will help inform the decisions of clinicians, programme managers and policy makers in the countries we work in and beyond. We are looking for someone who is confident engaging with different target audiences, including the Principal Investigators of our research studies, and at finding the best and most relevant ways to communicate with them whether via the web, through social media, or through traditional print.

You can learn more about the post by visiting You can also learn more about us by visiting The post is available for one year starting March 2013 with a salary from £36,018 to £40,904 per annum inclusive. Any queries regarding the application process should be sent to  Any queries about the job itself can be sent to Bianca D'Souza, ACT Consortium manager, at  

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