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Editor, Latin America at LSE Blog

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Latin America and Caribbean Centre


Interim Editor, Latin America at LSE Blog


Salary from £31,029 to £35,635pa inclusive (pro rata) with potential to progress to £38,283

pa (pro rata) inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 9 months and is part time for 4 days per week (0.8 FTE) 


The LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Editor to make a genuine contribution to the ongoing development and success of the LSE’s hub for research and engagement with the region. This is a sabbatical cover contract offered for a period of 9 months and the post-holder will ideally start in October.


The postholder will be responsible for the commissioning, editing, publishing, and digital promotion of relevant, high-quality content for the LSE Latin America and Caribbean blog. The postholder will also engage in and advise on wider communications work that can stimulate interest in the Centre’s activities both externally and internally in order to boost the impact of our research and cement our place as a leading hub for LAC-focused research.


The ideal candidate must possess significant experience of commissioning, editing, and publishing short-form content via WordPress, familiarity with digital comms issues, platforms, and strategies, and demonstrable knowledge of and interest in issues concerning Latin America and the Caribbean.

Excellent standard of written and spoken English, including awareness of different styles and registers, and the ability to communicate in Spanish and/or Portuguese, including comprehension of complex texts and translation issues are essential in this role.

The ideal candidate should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have strong web and IT skills, including familiarity with content management systems.


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.


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 Mariann Sarquis-Sepulveda at M.S.Sarquis-Sepulveda@lse.ac.uk.  



The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 September 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.