Trainee policy officer

Salary £20,676 pa, rising to £22,974 pa after six months
Hours Full-time (35 hours per week)
Contract Fixed-term contract of 23 months
Location Society Building, London N1
Closing date 10.00, Monday 26 February 2018
Interviews Thursday 8 or Friday 9 March 2018
Reference TPO

An excellent opportunity to develop your policy skills and experience. As a trainee policy officer at NCVO, you will carry out policy and research on a range of issues, ensuring that our policy work is informed and evidence based.

You will apply policy analysis and contribute to NCVO’s research, using your analytical and numeracy skills to present information clearly.

An excellent communicator, you deliver high-quality customer service and engaging confidently with a range of different stakeholders and audiences, and will work closely with both internal and external partners.

An effective team player, you will play a key role in supporting team members with projects and events. You’ll already be someone who works well on their own initiative and who is used to planning their work effectively.

We will provide you with training together with real opportunities to work on meaningful projects.

With a trainee position, your potential is as important to us as your experience and we’re looking for someone with a clear interest in public policy and the voluntary sector.

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How to apply

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About NCVO

Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.

That’s why, inspired and empowered by our 13,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.

Charity No. 225922.

Benefits for NCVO employees

NCVO offers attractive benefits including 25 days’ annual leave, subsidised gym membership, flexible working, 5 days’ volunteering leave, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities.

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