Programme/ Department: Communications
Contract Type: Open Ended
Salary: £29,492 to £34,987 per annum
Location: Overseas Development Institute
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 04 November 2020
Interview: Week Commencing 16th of November
OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
Public Affairs and Communications
Contract: Open ended
Salary: £29,492 - £34,987 per annum
Europe’s leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.
ODI is an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. We harness the power of evidence and ideas through research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change. (odi.org)
About the role
The Publications Officer will be responsible for increasing the impact of ODI’s research among existing and new global audiences through the delivery of first-class publications. The postholder will manage, plan and coordinate publications and production tasks, from final manuscript to digital and printed outputs, including briefing freelance suppliers such as copy-editors, proof-readers, designers and printers, as well as layout, proofreading and page-checking. This role will work flexibly across ODI, in accordance with priorities agreed with the line manager, to deliver on a range of communications activities.
We’re looking for a publications professional with experience in the scheduling, coordination, planning and project management of a heavy programme of publications. You will be a confident self-starter with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels of seniority. You will have experience in briefing and managing external contacts and suppliers, to ensure that ODI’s publications processes are efficient, smooth and effective. You will have strong organisational skills, a proven ability to work to deadlines and under pressure and the ability to manage and prioritise tasks; excellent writing, editing and proofing skills; experience using DTP design software, good knowledge of digital platforms and web content best practice; and very strong attention to detail.
Closing date: 4 November 2020
Interview: w/c 16 November 2020
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