Senior Communications Officer
Salary £25,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience) plus benefits
Would you like to help disseminate research that will make the UK a better place to live, study and work?
Lead a department independently, liaising with government bodies, major employers and internal stakeholders?
Join a vibrant, Brighton-based team, with excellent benefits?
Making a difference through social research
As a not-for-profit, the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has been cultivating independent, evidence-based research that matters for fifty years.
From helping major employers to stop the gender pay gap in its tracks, to exploring mindfulness and mental health for government bodies, employers and charities, such as Mind. As the Institute’s in-house communicator, you’ll be working closely with the leadership team, researchers, partners and clients to make sure these important messages reach key audiences.
We are looking for an all-round, dynamic communicator with a real interest in employment policy, and understanding of issues in the world of work. You’ll have experience in digital marketing, publications, press and media, and graphics and visual communication. This is a diverse role, and applicants could come from a variety of backgrounds.
We offer excellent benefits of 31 days’ of holiday per year for full-time staff, plus bank holidays, and a contributory career-average defined-benefit pension scheme (USS).
How to apply
In your covering letter, please outline your experience in digital marketing and communications, publications, press and media, and graphics and visual communication. Consider the job description, and clearly reference the points on the person specification.
- Download: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (.pdf)
Should you have any further questions about the role, please call Catriona Homer, HR Manager on 01273 763421.
Closing date for applications: Monday, 4 February, 2019
The Institute for Employment Studies is committed to equality of opportunity and we encourage diversity in the workplace. The current British and European law states that we cannot employ a person aged 16 or over who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs (see Home Office UK Border Agency website).
The Institute for Employment Studies:
- is a registered charity (no. 258390)
- seeks to be an equal opportunities employer
- is an Investor in People