Careers 2018-01-18T14:10:19+00:00

Love science and communication? We want to hear from you.

We are always looking for exceptional talent to help us create compelling content for our clients. Our clients are from the STEMM, life sciences, innovation and health industries. We are always on the look out for the following kind of people:

Science / technical writers

If you are an experienced science and/or technical writer with a background in this area, we would love to hear from you.

Digital marketing and communications specialists with a STEMM background

If you are an experienced digital marketing or communications specialist with a background in this area, we would love to hear from you. We are seeking people who are social media savvy, and have used social media as part of the marketing and communications plans.

How to get in touch…

Please send the following information to the Director Michelle Gallaher (michelle@thesocialscience.com.au):

  • Name

  • Contact details

  • Links to portfolio examples and LinkedIn Profile or other social media

  • Outline of your communications experience and areas of specialisation

Please note, we will not consider applicants who cannot demonstrate their experience in STEMM, life sciences, innovation or health.

Position Overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic Digital Marketing and Communications Intern to join our agency and provide creative ideas to help achieve our clients’ goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing digital marketing strategies.

Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager you should be the type of person who loves creating content, likes looking for answers and enjoys spending their day on social media.

In this role, you will collaborate with our digital and social media marketing and advertising team in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our clients digital marketing channels.

This role will help you acquire digital marketing skills and provide you with knowledge of various digital marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in digital marketing, digital communications, design, advertising and analytics. This role will prepare you to enter any fast paced work environment.

You must be confident, proactive and flexible to the fast paced needs of the business.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain a wide variety of experience, with a team who encourages growth and independence.

Key responsibilities

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from digital marketing campaigns
  • Support the team in daily administrative tasks
  • Assist in digital marketing and advertising promotional activities and content management (e.g. social media, email and web)
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM)
  • Help organize events
  • Create engaging text, image and video content
  • Website content maintenance
  • Design posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around clients’ stakeholder engagement objectives
  • Measure web traffic and monitor SEO
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in all social platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness


The internship is conducted across three days a week, from 10 am to 4 pm for a period of three months. Within these parameters we are flexible, as we know that life happens, particularly when combining an internship with study.

How to apply

All applications should include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV with two references
  • 1 – 2 examples of writing, with a focus on STEMM or health.
  • Sample social media posts to accompany the written piece(s). Please feel free to use graphics programs such as Canva (online, can use the ‘free’ version).

All applications should be sent to Dr Emma Gallaher via emma@thesocialscience.com.au.

Applications close: Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 9 am.

Please direct all questions to Michelle Gallaher, Director via michelle@thesocialscience.com.au

There are not positions currently being advertised. We are always on the lookout for exceptional talent, see above.