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The Resolution Foundation is looking for a talented and committed candidate to contribute to the delivery of our communications strategy spanning editorial, press and digital media, and to oversee the launch and delivery of our new podcast.

Working closely with our core team of economic and policy experts, this role is key to ensuring the Foundation maintains our high public profile, achieves tangible impact, and reaches new audiences, as we continue to deliver an exciting plan of work at a crucial time for the economy, and for public policy. This varied role involves working across the broad range of our work. Excellent writing skills and knowledge of the UK’s social policy environment are essential for the key task of writing, summarising and editing the Foundation’s work for wider media consumption, and commenting on key political and economic trends in the UK.

The Communications Officer role would suit an individual passionate about understanding a wide range of political economy issues, writing about them in an accessible and impactful way, and delivering wider creative content, such as podcasts. The position requires the ability to be flexible, multi-task and respond proactively and with enthusiasm to fast-paced events.

The Resolution Foundation prides itself on analytical rigour and we strive to achieve standards of excellence in all our work. This commitment is matched by dedication to our core purpose, working to improve the living standards of those on low to middle incomes. These twin pillars of rigour and purpose underpin everything we do. The Foundation is a small team and staff members are expected to support each other, work flexibly, and share cross-organisational work in addition to fulfilling individual responsibilities. Due to the nature of this post, sometimes you will be expected to work outside normal office hours. Time off in lieu is available when appropriate.

We offer a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to join our team at an exciting time in our development as the Foundation builds on a period of significant impact and seeks to step up to major challenges in the years ahead. We actively develop and grow the skills and reputations of all our team, and provide training and development opportunities, including support for formal qualifications when applicable. Our team enjoys frequent interaction with senior stakeholders in government, media and the wider policy-making world. We actively develop and grow the skills and reputations of all our team, and provide training and development opportunities, including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

The Resolution Foundation welcomes applications from all under-represented communities and groups. As part of our commitment to increasing diversity within both our own workforce and the economic policy making sector in general, we offer pre-application discussions to candidates from black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds. Please contact for more details.

We also offer candidates with disabilities the option to opt in to a guaranteed interview scheme. Please tick the box during the application process if you would like to take part. We are also happy to discuss individual requirements relating to the application process and/or the demands of the role itself to ensure reasonable adjustments are confirmed in advance. Please contact if you would like to speak to someone in confidence about your needs.

In line with our determination to attract a diverse team, we regularly analyse a variety of statistics to inform the focus of our work in this area. To help with this, we would be grateful if you would complete the equal opportunities monitoring form provided on the application platform. Any information you provide is collated anonymously and used solely to track the effectiveness of our recruitment campaign.

Closing date: 08:59am on Wednesday 8 March 2023

First interviews: Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 March 2023
Second interviews: Monday 27 March 2023

For more information about the role and how to apply, please download our Application Pack.



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