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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

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Associate Director

Public Services and Communities 

Circa £45,437 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

This role is an exciting opportunity to deliver an ambitious programme of work on the future of public services, with a particular focus on creating healthy communities through more open, relational and data-driven approaches to health and wellbeing.

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Research and Data Analyst

Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing

Circa £35,000 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

Aligned to our new strategic focus on ‘the power to create’, the RSA is committed to unlocking the creativity of as many people as possible to enable a sustainable, inclusive and dynamic economy. This post will play a key role providing quantitative research and data analysis to underpin our work in the economy, enterprise and manufacturing (EEM) team, undertaking primary and secondary research for research reports, web and audio-visual outputs.

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Interim Associate Director (6-month cover)

Public Services and Communities

Circa £45,437 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours days per week, 6-month fixed term contract (family leave cover), based in London WC2

Building on the influence and impact of the RSA’s City Growth Commission, this 6-month cover is an exciting opportunity to deliver an ambitious programme of work on the future of local economic growth, devolution and public service reform.

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Researcher

Public Services and Communities

Circa £31,103 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, permanent, based in London WC2

This role is an exciting opportunity to help deliver the RSA’s ambitious programme of work on the future of public services, devolution and local economic growth. This role will have particular focus on developing practical models for more open, relational approaches to public services that are responsive to local needs and priorities and work with service users to design and deliver better outcomes.

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Programme Manager (Citizen’s Economic Council)

Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing

Circa £40,000 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

35 hours per week, two year fixed term, with option for 0.8 part time, based in London WC2

We are looking for a highly entrepreneurial thinker and programme leader, with a passion for participatory research processes and knowledge and interest in Economic issues. A fantastic fundraiser, partnership builder and programme manager, you will also apply high quality analysis, research and evaluation skills to the role.

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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 recruitment@rsa.org.uk or call 02074516907 and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. 

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