Policy Communications Manager

Based in our Slough office

Salary ca: £40k+ (dependent on qualifications and experience)

NFER is an independent research organisation which undertakes projects in all sectors of education. We are committed to the continuing improvement of education and training for all learners and to providing support for policy makers and practitioners. We are seeking to appoint a Policy Communications Manager to work within the Sales, Marketing and Impact Department (SMI) reporting to the Head of Marketing Communications.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a new role within SMI identifying and providing support for education policy initiatives, focusing on the Foundation’s key areas of expertise and with particular focus on generating content.

Key responsibilities are:

Person specification – Essential:

NFER is a registered charity and an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Benefits of working at the Foundation include 30 days paid leave per year over and above Bank Holidays and discretionary days, generous pension arrangements and good support for staff development. Our offices are located in lovely grounds a mile from the town centre; connections by road and rail are excellent.

Applications should be made using NFER’s standard application form and returned to recruitment@nfer.ac.uk.

Applicants for this post should note that it is exempt from the ‘Rehabilitation of Offenders Act’ and will need to provide a satisfactory DBS Certificate; further details of NFER’s Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checking procedure are in the attached Further Particulars for this post.

Closing date: Friday 9 March 2018

Registered charity no. 313392