Website and Digital Communications Manager


The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, at the London School of Economics and Political Science is pleased to invite applications for this new full-time post.

The Institute is a world-leading research centre on the economics and policy of climate change and the environment. It is seeking to increase its engagement with academic and non-academic audiences around the world, including through its website and other digital communications. The Institute is now seeking an ambitious and talented professional with a track record of success in developing and implementing digital communications strategies and managing websites.


Salary: From £32,794 - £39,669 per annum inclusive

Status: Fixed term until 30th September 2018

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


The successful candidate for this role will:

  • have significant experience of managing multiple websites, including writing content, training other non-technical staff and overseeing the contributions of content providers;
  • be highly proficient in the use of social media to enhance website communications;
  • have substantial working knowledge of Contensis or comparable content management systems, and WordPress platforms; and
  • be able to excel in a higher education research environment as part of a small
    communications team.


To apply for this post please go to the LSE Jobs webpage| and select “Vacancies”.

Applications must be received by 2 March 2014 (midnight UK time). Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date.

Interview date is 26 March 2014

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels