Senior Publications Officer (Content)

  • Added Date: Monday, 11 May 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 29 May 2020


Senior Publications Officer (Content)

Public Affairs and Communications

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £34,988 - £41,574 per annum

Location: London

Ref: PAC/06/20

The UK’s leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

About ODI**

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. (

About the role

The Senior Publications Officer will be responsible for managing, planning and coordinating the full range of 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.

About you

We’re looking for a senior publications professional with extensive experience in the scheduling, coordination, planning and project management of a complex and very full 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 extensive 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; good knowledge of social media, digital platforms and web content best practice; and very strong attention to detail.

Closing date: 29 May 2020

Interview: w/c 8 June 2020

For more information, please download an application pack here. If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 3327 7290 or you can send an email to

ODI is an equal opportunities employer

Charity Reg. No.228248**

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