Senior Media Relations Officer

From £27,657 – £32,013 per annum inclusive
Funding for this post is available for two years in the first instance

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 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.

Applications should be made online via the LSE vacancies website

Applications must be received by Sunday 7th September 2014 (midnight UK time). Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date.
Interview date is 1st October 2014