Vacancies at SCIAD

We're Hiring!
We're always looking for talented individuals to work with us at SCIAD. Contact us to find out more about our vacancies in marketing and communications in science, tech and healthcare

Sciad Communications is a boutique agency specialising in branding, digital, and PR for companies spanning the science, tech and health sectors, from start-ups, to scale up, to multi-nationals.

We operate in most areas of science from drug discovery to consumer health, genomics to home cancer tests, neutron research to superconducting magnets and synthetic biology to biofuels.  Our strategies are devised to grow audiences, inspire customers, boost engagement and generate sales.

We’re a team of super savvy scientists, marketeers and creatives, and we’re committed to delivering integrated Brand, Digital and PR strategies that drive results. Every day we help businesses and brands reach and resonate with their intended audiences, by delivering compelling content that drives behavioural and attitudinal change. We unravel complex language and create meaningful campaigns to achieve clear goals.

Trainee Digital PR/Marketing Executive

This is a training role for people interested in science and health PR, especially digital communications. You will be exposed to a broad range of digital marketing communications projects including the following activities:

  • Search Engine Optimisation and Google Ads Management
  • Providing daily admin support to the Managing Partners and PR Account Executive
  • Data Entry
  • Editorial admin and proofreading
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings
  • Attending industry networking events
  • Liaising with clients and the media via telephone and email
  • Monitoring the media
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Social media including Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Email marketing support
  • Project management support for design and website projects

Who we’re looking for:

You will be a bright, talented Graduate with a Science Degree or equivalent with an ambitious character. You’ll need excellent writing skills with a positive and willing to learn attitude. We’re looking for someone who is professional, outgoing and friendly, with excellent communication skills, a knack for networking and a passion for digital communications. You’ll be computer literate, have an eye for detail, an interest in digital marketing, enjoy writing, networking and working in a team. If you’re keen on coming in for an interview, send us your CV by email deborah@sciad.com

Junior Website/Graphic Designer

This is a full-time role for a junior website/graphic designer interested in working in the science and health industry. This role will provide valuable experience across a broad range of website and graphic design projects and will include developing your skills in:

  • Design
  • Adobe XD for UX design
  • Front end development
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Basic knowledge of PHP would be beneficial but not essential
  • Website planning
  • Sitemaps IA
  • Drupal
  • Drupal maintenance
  • Basic server management
  • InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Google Analytics
  • Liaising with clients via telephone and email

Who we’re looking for:

You will be a bright, talented Graduate with a Website/Graphic Design Degree or equivalent with an ambitious character and some website design experience. You’ll need excellent design and technical skills with a positive and willing to learn attitude. We’re looking for someone who is professional, outgoing and friendly. You’ll have an eye for detail, a passion for website/graphic design and enjoy working in a team. If you’re keen on coming in for an interview, send us a cover letter, examples of your work and your CV by email to deborah@sciad.com.

Freelance Designers and Website Developers

We're looking for Drupal website designers and developers, themers, PHP developers and designers to help work on new sites for our clients and design projects. We're also looking for creative designers with a strong background in producing ad campaigns for scientific, technical or medical companies or organisations. Send us your CV and let us know about your experience and rates. 

If you would like to contact us about vacancies or freelance work, please send your CV or portfolio to Deborah Cockerill at deborah@sciad.com so that we can discuss more details about your experience and the role you're interested in. We look forward to hearing from you!