The SMC is hiring!

Make your mark where science and media meet

12 month contract

Science Media Information Officer

The Science Media Centre is looking for a new, supporting team member to join our busy Wellington-based team of three.

We are seeking a highly-organised self-starter who can thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well independently.

You’ll help take our services for journalists and scientists to the next level and assist us with some exciting new web-based projects we have in the pipeline.

You will have experience in science, IT or journalism and ideally be hugely passionate about all three.

Are you a good writer, able to translate complex science papers into crisp summaries for the public? Do you have excellent IT skills including database and web content management?

If so, you are the person for us. We are offering a 12 month contract with a salary range of $45,000 – $50,000 per annum.

Find out more about the Science Media Centre at

Apply by June 30, 2014 via the Seek website