Society office staff vacancies
This page contains information about vacancies in the Society's administrative offices. For information about jobs specifically for psychologists, see our Jobs in Psychology website.
The British Psychological Society is the learned Society and professional body for psychologists in the UK. The Society aims to encourage the development of psychology, improve standards of training and practice, raise public awareness and increase the influence of psychological practice in society. With a membership of over 60,000 and over 90 staff in Leicester, new opportuntiies are continually being created within our teams.
To apply for any of the vacancies below, please send a CV and covering letter linking your skills to our specific needs and quoting the job reference you are applying for, and how you found out about the vacancy, to
The British Psychological Society
48 Princess Road East
LEICESTER LE1 7DR
Email: [email protected]
Director of Membership Services
Salary £50,000-£54,000 pa
With over 60,000 members, The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. We are seeking to recruit a Director to our senior management team to lead teams of staff supporting our member networks and Professional Development Centre.
This is an opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to develop a core area within an evolving professional body and implement strategic change. The post will be based in our head office in Leicester, although frequent travel will be required, especially to our London office.
We are seeking a successful and experienced manager with strong drive and ability to achieve results. You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of service to our members and developing strategies for maximising income streams associated with our Professional Development Centre.
You will need to demonstrate your past success in service improvement in a relevant role within a membership or educational organisation. You will also be able to demonstrate a strong track record in implementing training and professional development courses and excellent business planning skills. Excellent communication, member engagement and negotiation skills are essential.
Knowledge of the qualifications structure and professional careers in psychology is desirable.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 23 June 2017. Interviews will be held on Friday 7 July 2017 at our London office.
The following information and documents give background to the Society, the types of role and the terms and conditions we offer to all posts:
- Summary Terms & Conditions
- Equal Opportunities monitoring form
- About the BPS
- Our Strategic Plan
- Office structure
- The Society Offices
- Travel and subsistence expense claim form
- Right to work checklist (link to information on the Home Office site)
The Society operates generous holiday, pension and sickness policies and flexible working arrangements. For all posts, exposure to the current Higher Education or charities sectors would be an advantage.