We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.

City Philanthropy

A Wealth of Opportunity

Policy Manager - Giving Thought

Nov 27th 2017

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join one of the most dynamic policy teams in the charity sector, working to shape the way we think about charities and giving and open up new ways to support the causes that millions of people care about.

You will join CAF’s in house think-tank Giving Thought, which has a strong track record of developing influential new ideas from encouraging millions of people in fast-growing economies to give, opening the space for global civil society; to harnessing new technologies such as blockchain and Artificial Intelligence for charitable causes and rekindling the proud tradition of philanthropy in cities across the UK and worldwide.You will help shape CAF’s own positions on a wide range of issues, reflecting our position as one of Europe’s largest charitable foundations, with offices worldwide, working with donors, charities and businesses around the world.

You will work closely with colleagues in our international offices, public affairs, research, campaigns and media teams to help us fulfil our mission to transform lives and communities around the world.

Ambitious and with a strong focus on building international civil society, you will be able to grasp complex issues with ease, and be equally at home drafting evidence-based policy papers, acting as a media spokesperson, presenting to high profile audiences and engaging with policymakers and senior colleagues and stakeholders both here and around the world.

Contract: Permanent
Reference: RH745
Based in: London
Department: Communications
Hours: 35
Grade: D
Salary: Up to £40,000 p.a.

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For further information about this exciting opportunity or to apply please send your CV and a covering letter quoting reference number RH745  tohumanresources@cafonline.org

Please note that applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date for receiving applications is 17 December 2017.  Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake psychometric assessments before being invited to attend an interview

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