Work for us

We are currently inviting applications for the following post:

Senior Media Relations Officer

Salary from £27,934 to £32,333 pa inclusive
Funding is available for two years in the first instance

The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems at London School of Economics and Political Science. We are seeking a talented media relations professional to join our communications team and manage our relationships with journalists in the UK and abroad. This is a role for someone who will thrive in a high-profile institute that promotes informed discussion and decision-making in a controversial area.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience working as a proactive media relations officer in the public, private or third sector.
  • A successful track record of building and maintaining relationships with print, broadcast and online journalists from specialist, regional and national media in the UK and overseas.
  • A proven ability to manage the national and international media profile and reputation of a major organisation or institution.

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.

We offer an occupational 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.

Interested in applying?

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 14th September 2016 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

The interview date is 6th October 2016.