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Reference: 90264

Date Added: 18 September 2023
Closing Date: 23 October 2023

Job Title: Programme Officer

Working For: Royal Commonwealth Society

Location: London

Salary: £26,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) is a network of individuals and organisations committed to improving the lives and prospects of Commonwealth citizens across the world. Through youth empowerment, education and high-level advocacy, the Society champions the importance of literacy, equality and inclusion, the environment and connected communities across the Commonwealth’s 56 member nations. The Society’s unique position within the Commonwealth network allows it to play a pivotal role in convening and connecting the Commonwealth’s political and diplomatic representatives, as well as industry, civil society, academic and business leaders, on a wide range of issues. Founded in 1868, the RCS is non-partisan, independent of governments and relies on public generosity to achieve its mission.

About this role:
To lead on the development and delivery of the Society’s literacy activities, including The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, Write Around the World (digital literacy workshops programme) and to manage the Society’s engagement with its international network. 

For more information and to view the full job description visit: https://www.royalcwsociety.org/vacancies

Closing Date: 23 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time: Opening of business on closing date.

A first interview will take on Monday 30th / Tuesday 31st October with a second set of interviews on Monday, 6th November and Thursday 9th November.

Provisional start date: 1st December 2023.

Application Details

Please send a CV, Cover Letter (no more than two pages each), full details of three referees (relationship to candidate, address, email and telephone/mobile number) and an example of a project timetable that you’ve worked on previously to Bradley Sisson Bradley.sisson@royalcwsociety.org with “Programme Officer_ [your last name] _application” in the subject line.

Website: http://www.royalcwsociety.org

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