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Learning and Work Institute is an independent policy, research and development organisation dedicated to lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.

This is a key role within Learning and Work Institute’s policy and communications team, with responsibility for our communications, public affairs and events activity.

The role will focus on securing impact of our research, policy and development work. In addition to working closely with the research and development team to develop and deliver integrated influencing plans with ambitious communications, the post-holder will also be expected to support the development and delivery of our high-profile events, stakeholder engagement and our press and media relations.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: a strong track record in securing press and media impact, expertise in digital communications, an ability to manage social media channels and website content, supporting the running and marketing of events, and an understanding of the political / policy environment.

In return, you'll have the chance to shape and deliver exciting and effective influencing activity, and be part of a dynamic and committed team.

Location: Leicester or London. Hybrid working: home-based 2-3 days per week, and the remainder in an L&W office.

Salary: £27,000 - £34,000 per annum, dependent on experience and location.

Working hours: Full-time, flexibility or part-time considered.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable. L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements. L&W is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applications from under-represented groups.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below for more information and to download the Job Description and Application Form. When applying clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network.

We anticipate that interviews will take place week commencing 17 October 2022.

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply. 

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  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 12:00pm on Tuesday 11th October 2022