Date Added: 13 May 2022
: 6 June 2022
Job Title: Policy Engagement & Communications Associate (two roles)
Working For: University of Oxford
Salary: £29,614 - £35,326 (with a discretionary range to £38,587) p.a., dependent on experience. Pro-rated for part-time appointments.
Length of Contract: Fixed-term to 31 March 2025
The Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint two Policy Engagement & Communications Associates to support the Government Outcomes Lab’s activities.
As Policy Engagement and Communications Associate, you will have the chance to work closely with leading academics, government officials and other public policy experts from around the world to drive up the use of evidence in policy development and implementation. You will play a key part in our ambition to bridge the gap between academia and policy, and to help organisations work together from across sectors to improve social outcomes. You’ll be part of a small, multi-disciplinary team of researchers and practitioners based at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford. If you enjoy engaging with people from around the world and would like to join us in sharing research insights to improve public services, we'd love to hear from you.
We are looking for someone who is a natural connector and networker, comfortable engaging with stakeholders across different levels of seniority and professional backgrounds. You should have outstanding communication skills, have a talent for distilling complex information in an exciting and compelling manner, and be enthusiastic about creating meaningful opportunities to share learning and research insights to improve public services. Organised and resourceful, you will be instrumental in the delivery of our expansive policy engagement programme.
About the Government Outcomes Lab
The Government Outcomes (GO) Lab is a flagship research centre at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, known for research that makes a difference in the world. We are known for our proactive engagement with government, business, and civil society, and for helping people who work to improve social outcomes for vulnerable people. This means that alongside our world-class research, we run a busy engagement and communications programme for the global community of policymakers and practitioners that we serve.
Full role responsibilities & selection criteria: https://golab.bsg.ox.ac.uk/about/career-opportunities/policy-engagement-and-communications-associate-two-posts/
Closing Date: 6 June 2022
The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time)