Senior Global Academic Engagement Manager

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Philanthropy and Global Engagement (PAGE)


Senior Global Academic Engagement Manager (Strategy & Projects)


Salary from £57,606 to £65,505 pa with potential to progress to £72,157 pa

inclusive of London allowance (Market Supplement included)


Help shape the world’s future, and achieve LSE’s ambition of being the leading social science institution with the greatest global impact.


PAGE serves, engages and works in partnership with alumni and friends, staff and students, volunteers, donors, global academic institutions, businesses, organisations and the wider community to further the strategic aims of the School. These reciprocal relationships increase engagement with LSE across the world and increase philanthropic income and strategic partnerships for agreed School priorities.


PAGE currently has over 90 members across the 4 pillars - Philanthropy, Global Academic Engagement (GAE), Corporate Engagement, and Alumni, Supporter Engagement and Operations. It is a great time to be at PAGE, as we further our partnerships and global impact through our Campaign – Shaping the World.


GAE's mission is to support our students and academics with their international engagement with university partners, alliances and networks across the world. Those priorities are built around two core pillars - 1) global mobility for our students, and 2) research collaboration in the social sciences and beyond.


As LSE enters an exciting period in our 130-year history our ambition is to be the leading social science university with the greatest global impact.


Would you like to play an important role in achieving that?


About the Role


We are seeking a Senior Manager to focus on the delivery of LSE’s recently crafted international strategy across the School, as well as developing new projects in priority regions, and line managing GAE team members.


We are looking for an individual who is passionate about working in a role which has huge impact within the School and across society. Someone who is collaborative in style, and a natural team player but also good at taking the initiative; a self-starter who is open-minded and creative, and experience in project management. We are looking for someone who spots opportunities and can build effective networks, and has the tenacity and resilience to persevere with projects, using well-honed decision-making skills.


We are a supportive, fun, and driven team, in a dynamic, forward thinking, and ambitious organisation. We also offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


If you are looking for a role that directly contributes to the betterment of society, and are excited to work alongside globally respected experts in diverse subjects such as climate change, AI, sociology, marketing, economics or politics, then this opportunity is for you.


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 Dr Brendan Smith, Director, Global Academic Engagement & Director, East Asia, PAGE on or visit


The closing date for receipt of applications is 14 April 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Senior Global Academic Engagement Manager
Job Type: Professional Services
Posted: 14/03/2024
Closing date: 14/04/2024
Closing time: 23:59