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Communications Manager – Maternity Cover

Closes: 02 Aug 21

Grade: Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a

The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School (INET Oxford) is seeking an experienced communications professional to further develop and lead its outreach and strategic communications programme, during the current Manager's maternity leave. The programme is aimed at improving the spread and impact of new economic ideas, and to inform more effective policies and practices.

The Communications Manager's activities enable the Institute to have a greater impact and profile from its significant output of research content. They oversees all aspects of communications for INET Oxford working with colleagues at all levels and a member of the INET Oxford Management Committee.

Institute research topics include economic inequality, climate change, economic growth and innovation, financial system stability, the purpose and moral foundations of the economy, and currently, extensive research on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

A key aspect of the role is to “translate” INET Oxford research, in close collaboration with the Institute's academics, into clear and compelling content that can engage a variety of non-academic audiences. You will generate and edit press releases, op-eds, long-form media pieces, policymaker briefings, speeches, podcasts, blog posts, funder reports and proposals, and content for the INET Oxford website. The successful candidate will also further develop and execute strategies for the dissemination of content by developing relationships with relevant journalists and media outlets, external academics, policymakers, thought leaders, civil society groups, business leaders, and philanthropic funders.

This is a maternity leave cover post, anticipated to be fixed term until 31 July 2022. We welcome applications from both full-time and part-time candidates (at least 0.8 fte) who are seeking flexible work arrangements, and strongly encourage secondments from within the University.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement, writing sample and CV as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 August 2021. Candidates selected for interview may be asked to undertake a short written exercise as part of the interview process.

The full Job Description can be found at this link.

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