Communications and impact

Doing great research is only a part of a think tank’s mission. In order to be effective, think tanks must also communicate their findings to a range of stakeholders. These articles and resources tackle a range of issues, from types of communication outputs (both digital and ‘traditional’ formats), to planning for impact, and understanding research uptake, and policy influence.

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Short Course on Writing to achieve policy impact


Publications are one of the most important products produced by think tanks. While communication techniques are evolving and many organisations now use a mix of social media, data visualisation, podcasts and events...

June 27, 2017

Communications Director

Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is looking a Communications Director in Oslo, Norway. This is an opportunity to work in an international and vibrant working environment helping citizens of...

March 15, 2017

Communications Manager


Demos is recruiting an exceptional candidate for an exciting role, managing the organisation’s communications activities. Reporting into the Head of External Affairs, this role will suit a professional,...

March 28, 2017

Media and Communications Manager


The RSA is inviting applications for a Media and Communications Manager. This is a new role, and an opportunity to work in a unique organisation at an exciting time, tackling the big public policy challenges of today...

March 22, 2017

Elections ILAIPP

Project brief OTT Consulting is supporting the Latin American network of think tanks, ILAIPP, to develop a series of reference products on the Latin American approach to influencing electoral proceses. The...

March 21, 2017

Evolving Think Tanks Short Course Series 2017


Building on lessons from 2016, in 2017 the On Think Tanks School has developed a new and longer series of Short Courses  especially tailored for the think tank community. These courses draw from over a decade of...

March 16, 2017
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