London, Greater London
£34,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Research and Impact Officer (2x vacancies)
Location: Battersea, London (with office based working on two fixed days each week, rest of week choice of office or remote working)
Contract: Full time, permanent
Salary: £34,000 – £40,000 per annum depending on experience

The Research and Impact team is growing and we are looking for two new team members:

  • Senior research and impact officer – with deep expertise in data
  • Senior research and impact officer – with deep expertise in working with vulnerable families

This is a brilliant time to join BookTrust's innovative and collaborative research and impact team. We are working hard to improve our understanding of and engagement with beneficiaries and partners, to measure the impact of our work and to support evidence-based decision making across the organisation.

For details on 'How to Apply', please go to our website.  

Please send a copy of your CV, along with a covering letter showing how you meet the person specification and your motivations for applying for the role(s). Please also answer these questions in your cover letter:

BookTrust engages with its beneficiaries (children and families) through evaluation and research activities to inform its future work. Why is it important for a charity like BookTrust to engage with beneficiaries? What challenges might BookTrust encounter in engaging with beneficiaries and how would you address some of these?

Your covering letter should not be longer than two sides, including your response to these questions.

Closing date: Sunday, 12 December 2021 at 9pm. Please note that this is a rolling recruitment process and we will be interviewing suitable candidates who apply before this time. We therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusivity

We aim to provide an inclusive recruitment process and actively welcome applications from diverse talent pools: BAME candidates, candidates with disabilities and long-term conditions and candidates from under-represented communities.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and want to ensure we have an accessible application process for all candidates. If you need any reasonable adjustments or would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact our HR team to discuss your requirements further (contact details can be found on our website).

BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The recruitment and selection process reflect our commitment to safeguarding, therefore the suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment, with pre-employment checks.


More about BookTrust

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources a... Read more

Refreshed on: 02 December 2021
Closed date: 12 December 2021
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management