LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
The Senior Communications and Events Officer will play an important role in promoting the International Growth Centre (IGC), its ideas for growth, research findings and policy advice to IGC s key audiences. As part of the communications team, and under the guidance of the Head of Communications, the IGC Senior Communications and Events Officer will work with IGC colleagues to implement the IGC s communication with key external audiences, including both in-country and globally, and support the organisation of online, in-person, and hybrid IGC events.
The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. The IGC is a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and a set of country teams across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, the IGC is majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
Have a successful track record of delivering effective communications and events (virtual and in-person)
Have experience in managing digital content for social media and websites
Have excellent communication and writing skills, in particular articulating academic, technical information to non-specialist audiences
Have initiative and drive
Work well in a team with a flexible approach
This is a full-time position based in the IGC Head Office located within LSE, in central London. Work can also be performed remotely for part of the week.
18 months (extension possible depending on funding availability).
The closing date for receipt of applications 4 September 2022.
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