WC2N, London

Up to £41,106 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

The RSA combines thought leadership with civic innovation to further human progress. Building on our 250 year history as a beacon for enlighten... Read more

Job Description

Would you like to work for an inspiring CEO? Are you interested in working for a progressive and constantly evolving organisation looking at some of the fundamental issues shaping society? Can you work in a fast changing, demanding environment alongside high profile stakeholders?

As Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer you will be integral to the effectiveness and smooth running of the CEO’s office and key to ensuring his effectiveness internally and externally.    

Our CEO is the RSA’s external ambassador and has an extensive speaking commitment and media profile. In addition to working for the RSA our CEO also holds the role of Director of Labour Market Enforcement with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and is a member of the government’s Industrial Strategy Council.

This is a fast-paced dynamic role in a friendly, values driven and hard-working organisation. You will have excellent organisational, communication and time management skills, be great at multi-tasking, managing a varied workload and “getting things done” and have experience and confidence to work independently, with senior stakeholders and in a fast changing and, at times, high pressure environment. 

About the RSA
The RSA combines thought leadership with civic innovation to further human progress. Building on our 260-year history as a beacon for enlightenment values, the RSA is at an exciting period in its history. We provide platforms for leading experts through the UK’s most ambitious free public lecture series, our projects generate new models for tackling the social challenges of today and we are building on our network of over 29,000 Fellows around the world – a network of influential and accomplished individuals from every field with a real commitment to progressive and social change.


We offer great benefits, including 29 days holiday (plus bank holidays), additional wellbeing allowance, free fellowship throughout employment and lots more!

To find out more about this role, please see our website.


Apply
In order to apply, please click ‘apply for this job’ on our recruitment page and submit a comprehensive CV. You don't need to submit a cover letter.  

Please submit your application through the RSA website. We cannot accept applications via email. All applications will receive an automated response.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am 9 September 2019. Screening calls will take place on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 September 2019. Full interviews are expected to take place on 18 September 2019 at the RSA House, WC2N 6EZ.  

Please note that we cannot accept late, incomplete applications, and we can only consider candidates who apply through the online application process.