Editor, LSE Impact Blog

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LSE Communications Division

 

Editor, LSE Impact Blog
(fixed term role with funding confirmed until end of July 2017)

 

 

£27,657 - £32,013 (depending on experience)

 

The Communications Division at LSE is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual for the role of Editor of the LSE Impact Blog (blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences).

 

The LSE Impact Blog is an award-winning, highly popular blog aimed at academics, researchers, and HE professionals. It publishes regular blog posts on scholarly publishing, research methods, and maximizing the impact of academic research. Reaching an audience of over 80,000 unique visitors a month, the blog is widely recognised as a world leader in new forms of academic communication.

 

The post is suitable for someone with experience working with academic writing and a keen interest in the social sciences and academic impact. The individual must be interested in debates around the future of academic communication, measuring academic impact, social media and metrics, non-traditional academic outputs, and knowledge exchange.

 

The Editor will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the blog. The role involves commissioning blog posts from a wide range of internal and external contributors; editing copy and giving feedback to contributors in a constructive and positive manner; maintaining a regular flow of a minimum of 3 blog posts per week; publishing contributions using WordPress; and utilising social media to disseminate posts and boost engagement.

 

Part of the role will also involve assisting in an exciting side project which aims to help LSE understand the impact of its public-facing blogs. Working with the project’s Research Assistant and the Social Media Manager, tasks may include event planning, promotion of the project through social media, and working with colleagues to shape project direction.

 

In addition to a good salary, the benefits that come with this position are a defined benefits pension  scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the job description and the person specification.

 

To apply for this post please go to ‘www.lse.ac.uk/JobsatLSE’ and select “Professional Services

Careers” followed by “Search and Apply”.

 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 13th July 2016.  Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date. Interviews are envisaged to take place in w/b 18th July 2016.

 

 

 

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

LSE Communications Division

 

Editor, LSE Impact Blog
(fixed term role with funding confirmed until end of July 2017)

 

 

£27,657 - £32,013 (depending on experience)

 

The Communications Division at LSE is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual for the role of Editor of the LSE Impact Blog (blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences).

 

The LSE Impact Blog is an award-winning, highly popular blog aimed at academics, researchers, and HE professionals. It publishes regular blog posts on scholarly publishing, research methods, and maximizing the impact of academic research. Reaching an audience of over 80,000 unique visitors a month, the blog is widely recognised as a world leader in new forms of academic communication.

 

The post is suitable for someone with experience working with academic writing and a keen interest in the social sciences and academic impact. The individual must be interested in debates around the future of academic communication, measuring academic impact, social media and metrics, non-traditional academic outputs, and knowledge exchange.

 

The Editor will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the blog. The role involves commissioning blog posts from a wide range of internal and external contributors; editing copy and giving feedback to contributors in a constructive and positive manner; maintaining a regular flow of a minimum of 3 blog posts per week; publishing contributions using WordPress; and utilising social media to disseminate posts and boost engagement.

 

Part of the role will also involve assisting in an exciting side project which aims to help LSE understand the impact of its public-facing blogs. Working with the project’s Research Assistant and the Social Media Manager, tasks may include event planning, promotion of the project through social media, and working with colleagues to shape project direction.

 

In addition to a good salary, the benefits that come with this position are a defined benefits pension  scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the job description and the person specification.

 

To apply for this post please go to ‘www.lse.ac.uk/JobsatLSE’ and select “Professional Services

Careers” followed by “Search and Apply”.

 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 13th July 2016.  Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date. Interviews are envisaged to take place in w/b 18th July 2016.