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Reference: 92081

Date Added: 21 March 2024
Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Job Title: Policy Engagement and Communications Associate

Working For: Government Outcomes Lab (University of Oxford)

Location: Oxford (hybrid)

Salary: £32,332 - £38,205 per annum

Length of Contract: Fixed-term 12 months, with possibility of extension subject to availability of external funding

Job Details

About the Role

The Blavatnik School of Government (University of Oxford) is seeking to appoint a Policy Engagement & Communications Associate to support the activities of two School research programmes; the Government Outcomes Lab (GO Lab) and the Blavatnik Index on civil service effectiveness.

As Policy Engagement and Communications Associate, you will work with colleagues to design and deliver policy engagement activities and develop tailored knowledge resources and stakeholder communications for the two programmes - spotting synergies and opportunities for leveraging common themes.

Additionally, you will be responsible for liaison with a varied range of stakeholders from the UK and internationally, and will represent the GO Lab, the Index and the School at external meetings.

About You

You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a talent for distilling complex information in an exciting and compelling manner, and the ability to contribute (and implement) new ideas for effective engagement and communications to our audiences.

A committed team player, you should be comfortable working collaboratively with others in a fast-moving and demanding environment and demonstrable ability to develop excellent professional working relationships.

Previous experience of successfully producing and managing online content for a varied range of audiences and a first degree are also essential.

About the GO Lab

The GO Lab is a global centre of expertise on how governments can develop fruitful cross-sector partnerships to deliver greater social impact and value. We respond to the demand amongst governments, businesses, philanthropies, and civil society to understand what makes partnerships effective, how such partnerships emerge, and how they can be sustained. We explore these fundamental questions through world class research and engagement with leading policymakers, practitioners, and scholars from across the world. Our work has been used at the highest levels of the UK government and multilateral global institutions, and attracts considerable worldwide attention.

The Blavatnik School of Government's vision is of a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed.

Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place during week commencing 15 April 2024 and will be online.

Application Details

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 8 April 2024.

Find out more and apply here: https://golab.bsg.ox.ac.uk/about/career-opportunities/Government-Outcomes-and-Effectiveness/

Website: https://golab.bsg.ox.ac.uk/

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