London School of Economics and Political Science
Holborn, Greater London
£30,029 - £34,487 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Salary From £30,029 to 34,487 per annum inclusive with potential to progress to £37,050 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for three years, in the first instance


LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), one of Europe’s leading economic research centres, is seeking an experienced Communications and Events Officer to maintain the public profile of the Centre’s research and activities. You will join us at an exciting time - recently awarded ESRC Research Institute Status, the CEP will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020 with a series of events and activities you will help design and deliver.


You will be responsible for the organising the Centre’s public conferences and lectures, as well as its day-to-day communications. You will need strong IT skills, the ability to use a range of software for websites, contacts databases, social media platforms and impact analytics. You will have an eye for designing attention-catching material for web pages and paper publications. You will have experience of delivering varied events and publications programmes. Proven writing and editing skills in English are a must. You will have the confidence to juggle multiple deadlines and to use your initiative in ensuring the smooth running of events and a communications unit responding to a constantly changing policy environment. You will need persuasive skills to maximise contributions from, and assist our friendly research, academic and administrative colleagues.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

The post starts as soon as possible. Interviews will take place in September.  Please send a CV and an accompanying letter detailing how your experience fulfils the requirements of the post.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17 October 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Previous applicants needn’t apply.

Refreshed on: 03 October 2019
Closed date: 17 October 2019
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing