NEW PHILANTHROPY CAPITAL
Head of Policy & External Affairs
Job reference: HPEA01
NPC is recruiting for a Head of Policy & External Affairs 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.
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.
Our think tank work provides thought leadership for the sector and brings people and organisations together to tackle the social problems facing us in 21 st 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 Head of Policy & External Affairs has overall responsibility for NPC’s programme of policy and external affairs work. This includes:
You will have experience of working in a relevant environment, developing policy or strategy with an interest/working knowledge of politics, parliament, central government, local and devolved government and experience of securing funding to support think tank activities.
Based in London. We are open to applicants who wish to work on a full-time or part-time basis, at least 30 hours per week.
Salary: c£50,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.
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:
by an email via the button below before the deadline of 12 noon Monday 1 July 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.
Interviews will take place weeks commencing 8 July and 15 July.