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Working at the RSA

Working at the RSA

We're looking for the brightest and best people with a  passion for creating real social change. Our people are experts in everything from nurturing the best new ideas to engaging a broad and dynamic Fellowship, to communicating with a truly global audience.

Most of all, we're looking for people who believe that creative ideas and practical action can enrich society - for everyone. 

Join us, and unleash your own power to create!

Current vacancies

Audit & Risk Committee Member

We are recruiting for two non-paid Audit & Committee members.

The Audit & Risk Committee usually meets four times a year for two hours, based in London WC2

The Audit & Risk Committee is a sub-committee of the RSA Trustee Board. It has an overriding duty to independently report and make recommendations to the RSA Trustee Board on the Internal Budget, Systems and Controls; the External Audit Process; Governance and Statutory Responsibilities; Risk and Investment, Legacies and Reserves.

Closing date: Midnight Monday 7 November 2016

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Front of House Assistant

Circa £21,430 salary per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Front of House team to support the delivery of a five star service to clients using our amazing venue.You will be the face of the RSA, welcoming all visitors in an efficient and courteous manner, setting up and servicing meeting rooms to pre-agreed standards and providing information and sign posting to visitors as required.

Closing date: Midnight Monday 14 November

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Casual Event Host

London Living Wage (£9.40 an hour) + benefits

Zero-hours contract, based in London WC2

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the RSA Events team to support the delivery of the RSA’s renowned programme of free public lectures, talks, debates and documentary film screenings.

Closing date: Midnight Monday 31 October 2016

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Recently expired vacancies

Deputy Head Of Engagement

Circa £38,902 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

Are you ready to lead engagement work with RSA Fellows and other stakeholders to bring about positive social change? Have you got what it takes to ensure that Fellows play a core part in achieving the RSA’s mission

Closing date: Midnight Monday 17 October 2016

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Deputy Head of UK Areas

Circa £38,902 - £45,050 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits 

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

An exciting new role, Deputy Head of UK Areas, has been created to help lead a team to deliver and support Fellows’ activity at a local level which will enhance Fellows’ experience as part of our overall strategy.

Closing date: Midnight Monday 26 September 2016

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Paid internships at the RSA

Paid internships at the RSA

Do you want to experience a unique organisation dedicated to civic innovation and social progress?

We're looking for interns that want to make a real difference and gain experience working for a globally recognised charity, gaining experience in a truly unique organisation.

Intern opportunities

Benefits of working for the RSA

We are committed to developing, motivating and rewarding our employees, enabling them to grow and excel in their roles.

Our employment benefits include:

  • 29 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
  • Enhanced sick pay and income protection scheme
  • Double matched pension contributions up to a maximum of 10%
  • Generously enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Flexible Benefits Allowance of £35 per month
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and discounts on other high street stores
  • Voluntary health screening
  • Career breaks
  • Flexible working requests
  • 24 hour employee support line
  • Access to the RSA Library and Events Programme
  • Free staff Fellowship
  • Subsidised food and drink and free tea and coffee
  • Free eye tests plus £50 towards the cost of glasses
  • Death in service benefit
  • Voluntary health cash plan

Any questions or problems with your application?

To get in contact with us email or call 02074516907 and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. 

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