CPEC Senior Communications Officer

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Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC)


CPEC Senior Communications Officer


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment until 31 March 2024 in the first instance


The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) is an internationally recognised research centre based at the LSE. Directed by Dr Jose-Luis Fernandez, CPEC carries out high-quality research particularly in the areas of long-term care and mental health economics and policy, funded through research grants from a range of UK and international research funders. We place significant emphasis on impact from our research to support improvements in social and health care, and thereby improve lives.


We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and highly motivated individual to lead on internal and external communications for the Centre. The CPEC Senior Communications Officer will develop and deliver integrated communication activities to share knowledge and awareness of the Centre’s internationally-leading research and support its impact on policy and practice. They will work with a vibrant and varied group of CPEC researchers at the forefront of care research to enhance the Centre’s research impact.


The role will include operationalising the Centre’s communications/knowledge exchange strategy, public events and promotion of the Centre’s research to external and internal audiences.


Candidates should have:

·         Experience of working in a communications or research dissemination role

·         Understanding of knowledge exchange and impact approaches such as networking, engagement activities, communication to professionals and the public

·         Excellent communication skills with the ability to write and edit for a range of purposes, styles and audiences

·         Ability to interpret and identify key results from research evidence and summarise in plain language

·         Proven track record of using social media effectively in a professional context

·         Interest in social care practice and research.


We offer hybrid working opportunities. This role is available on a full time, 0.80 FTE (4 days a week) or job share basis.


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


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Anji Mehta at cpec-manager@lse.ac.uk.  


The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 7 June 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.