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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

Email: [email protected] 

Archivist (1 year FTC)
£25,815 pa plus London weighting

Reporting to the Academic Resources Manager within the Policy & Communications Department, you will help develop the Society’s administrative archive, its collections of personal papers of individual psychologists, and both a visual and sound archive, which will include managing an oral history project.

With a postgraduate qualification in Archives and Records Management and experience of CALM archiving software, you will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.

You will be based at the Society’s London offices, working remotely from the Academic Resources Manager, who is at the Leicester head office. The ability to organise your own work and use your own initiative is therefore essential.

The closing date for applications is noon on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Interviews will be held on 13 January 2017 at our London office.

Useful information

The following information and documents give background to the Society, the types of role and the terms and conditions we offer to all posts:

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.