About NPC

Work at NPC

NPC is a unique charity and a rewarding place to work. If you share our passion for making the money, efforts and energy of charities go further, then this might be the right place for you.

We hire people from a variety of backgrounds for a variety of roles. Whichever role interests you, you can expect stimulating work and a friendly, flexible working environment. We offer good benefits and competitive salaries.

There are around 40 of us in our office, a stone’s throw from the Tate Modern on London’s South Bank. Check out our staff profiles to find out about our team and why we love working here. Follow us on Twitter for updates and read more about us here. Check out our recruitment FAQs.

Current opportunities

Communications Manager

This is a stimulating and varied role for someone who has a passion for making the charity sector more effective. Our ideal candidate will: know how to promote think tank research and how to market consulting services, bring experience of creating and delivering effective marketing campaigns, be able to to work across teams with colleagues at all levels, and be excited about shaping debate across the charity sector.  Please see the job description for more details of responsibilities and requirements. The salary is £33,000 to £36,000, depending on experience.

To apply

Please send a cover letter, your CV and a completed equal opportunities form to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of 9am on Thursday 4 August 2016. In your covering letter, please state the role you are applying for, outline why you are interested in the role and explain how you meet the key skills and competencies outlined in the job description.

We will be holding the first round of interviews on Tuesday 9 August and the second round on Thursday 11 August. If you would like an informal, confidential chat about the role beforehand, please email our Communications Director, Sue Wixley to arrange it.

NPC is an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. The information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you don’t wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application.

Recruitment FAQs

Do you accept speculative CVs?

Please look at the current opportunities advertised here. If there isn’t a suitable role, you can send your CV to Samantha Simpson via recruitment@thinknpc.org with a letter stating why you want to work here and what you would bring to NPC.

Can I volunteer for NPC?

It is unusual for us to work with volunteers at NPC, but we are interested in hearing from enthusiastic people with the skills and experience to contribute to our work. Please send your CV to Samantha Simpson, together with a covering letter outlining why you’re interested in volunteering for us and what you would bring to NPC.

What is NPC’s approach to flexible working?

Work-life balance is important to us, and although we are not strict 9-to-5ers, we don’t work unnecessarily long hours either. Some of our employees work flexibly and part time, subject to business need, and we actively recognise the childcare commitments of working parents.

Can I get a work permit through NPC?

NPC does not offer visas or work permits. You will need to have authority to work in the UK in order for your application for a role to be considered.

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