Job opportunity: Constitution Unit Impact Research Fellow
9 December 2021
We're seeking a communications specialist to help us maximise the impact of our research.
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in politics, law or a closely related field, at at least 2.1 level. They will have clear and demonstrable knowledge of the key institutions and policy actors in British politics and of key issues and arguments concerning the constitution and democracy in the UK.
They will have significant experience working in a policy or communications role, have experience of writing briefings aimed at policy makers and of working with websites and/or social media.
The successful candidate will be able to gather and systematically organise complex material from a range of sources, have excellent written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organisational skills. They will also have excellent strategic planning skills and sound judgement, with a well-developed ability to understand and balance political evidence.
It is also essential that the candidate is able and willing to demonstrate professional political neutrality, both in partisan terms and on key topics such as Brexit.
The ideal candidate would also have experience of fundraising, working with journalists and the media, specialist knowledge in one or more of the Constitution Unit's current research areas, and experience of working in a political environment, academic research centre or think tank.
How to apply
Please apply online via the UCL jobs page.
Further details are available here:
Closing date: 09 January 2022, 23:59
Interview date: 25 January 2022
Salary: UCL Grade 7, £36,770 pro rata per annum
For queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Rachel Cronkshaw, Constitution Unit Office Manager (email: email@example.com, Tel: 020 7679 4977).