Head of Communications and Engagement

National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) Director of Communications
Location London, United Kingdom
Application deadline 2 July 2016
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The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) is one of Britain’s longest established independent economic and social research institute. It specialises in high quality academic research, relevant to the economic and social forces affecting people’s lives. Through disseminating our findings effectively, NIESR aims to contribute to a wider understanding of these issues and influence public policy. NIESR employs almost 40 researchers and has a large and diverse stream of funding.

NIESR is looking to recruit a Head of Communications and Engagement, to lead on the formulation and delivery of the Institute’s communications and engagement strategy, aimed at delivering a wider and increasingly influential profile for the Institute. The successful candidate will report to NIESR’s Chief Operating Officer but work closely with other members of the senior management team, including the Director.

Terms: Full time role.

Salary: In the range of £35,000 to £45,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: NIESR contributes to a pension scheme for all staff.