Date Added: 26 September 2019
: 21 October 2019
Job Title: Policy Manager
Working For: New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)
Salary: £32,000-£38,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience
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. We are open to both full and part-time working, as well as the possibility of a job-share or secondment.
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 think tank and external affairs programme. This will include:
Monitoring and analysing external trends and development;Co-ordinating and running policy briefings and policy advisory board meetings.Helping to project manage and deliver existing flagship projects; andHelping develop, fundraise for and deliver smaller, topical policy projects;
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.
Closing Date: 21 October 2019
Please submit your application by the deadline of 12 noon on the closing date and include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement.
Interviews will take place weeks commencing 4 November and 11 November.
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 (which can be found on the NPC website)
Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement.
As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form (which can be found on the NPC website). 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.