If you share our passion for making the efforts, energy and resources of charities have a greater impact, then this is the right place for you.

Below are our current opportunities for you to help us build a more effective charity sector.

Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Current opportunities

Trusts and Foundations Officer

Job reference: TF01

Closing date: 1 April 2019

About NPC

NPC is recruiting for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join our busy and dynamic Innovation and Development team and provide support with growing our income from trusts and foundations.

The Innovation and Development team at NPC leads on new strategies, partnerships and projects and spearheads our fundraising activity to support independent research. We are a small team, and there is plenty of opportunity to get involved with research, events and idea generation.

About the role

The Trusts and Foundations Officer will work with the Head of Development to develop a trust and foundations pipeline, develop suitable funding proposals in line with NPC’s new strategy, and lead on applications to funders. The post holder will also input and support across a range of activities, including event design and delivery, donor stewardship and wider fundraising efforts within NPC.

You will have a 2:1 or equivalent qualification and a track record of securing gifts from trusts and foundations of five figures and above. You will be an excellent communicator, able to relate with personal credibility to colleagues from across the organisation, as well as senior external stakeholders. Finally, you will have enthusiasm for NPC’s mission and for working in the voluntary sector.

Based in London.

Salary: £30,000-35,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.

Download the job description.

How to apply

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.

To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter (no longer than two sides) providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description
  • your CV
  • a completed equal opportunities form

to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of 12 noon Monday 1 April 2019. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application.

Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Policy Manager

Job reference: PM01

Closing date: 8 April 2019

About NPC

NPC is the leading, independent think tank and consultancy for the UK social sector, working with charities, philanthropic funders and policymakers to achieve the greatest possible social impact for the people, places and causes that need it.

NPC is recruiting for a Policy Manager to join our busy and dynamic Think Tank and External Affairs team and help expand, develop and deliver our policy programme as we refine and redefine our strategic priorities.

Our think tank work provides thought leadership for the sector and brings people and organisations together to tackle the social problems facing us in 21st Century Britain. We identify issues preventing the sector from achieving its potential, explore ways to overcome them and create and convene coalitions for change in the process. We are currently working on projects including: the state of the social sector; accessibility, diversity, equality and inclusion; criminal justice; ‘place’ as a unit of social change; the need for cross-sectoral collaboration; and the potential for digital transformation in social change.

About the role

The Policy Manager will provide support to and work with the Head of External Affairs to expand, develop and deliver NPC’s programme. This will include:

  • Helping to project manage and deliver existing flagship projects;
  • Helping develop, fundraise for and deliver smaller, topical policy projects;
  • Monitoring and analysing external trends and development; and
  • Co-ordinating and running policy briefings and policy advisory board meetings.

You will have experience of working in a research, think tank or relevant environment, developing policy or strategy. You will be a strong communicator, able to adapt to different audiences via briefings, consultation responses, blogs, or collaborative work with NPC colleagues and partners. A passion for the not-for-profit environment and understanding of public policy is desirable.

Based in London.

Salary: £32,000-38,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.

Download the job description.

How to apply

We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.

To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter (no longer than two sides) providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description
  • your CV
  • a completed equal opportunities form

to recruitment@thinknpc.org before the deadline of 12 noon Monday 8 April. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application.

Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Interviews will take place weeks commencing 15 April and 22 April 2010.

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