Associates at LGIU – briefing writers needed

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Would you like to help local government explore and develop current policy?

We are looking for additional associates to write occasional briefings for us on a variety of subjects:

  • local government finance with particular knowledge of Scottish local government finance
  • health and social care
  • children’s social care
  • environmental health
  • planning
  • technology and data issues
  • organisational development and human resources
  • international local government

Associates should have an understanding of how local government works and, if relevant, experience of working in a council, combined authority or similar. They also need excellent writing skills and the ability to work to deadlines.

LGIU has offices in England, Scotland and Ireland, and delivers a service in Australia with a partnership organisation. We are increasingly working across the four countries.

If you have any questions please email Janet Sillett, Head of Briefings We will be happy to provide some sample briefings and further information about the rates paid for briefings.

Writers work for us on a freelance basis as associates.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to

The deadline for applications is 15 October 2020.