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We have jobs and volunteer opportunities available at all levels and for all skills - not just pharmacists!

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  1. What our staff say about us
  2. Current opportunities
  3. What we do
  4. Working with us
  5. Inclusion and Diversity
  6. Employee benefits
  7. Learn more
  8. Recruitment agencies

What our staff say about us

Standards & Training

One of the best things about working for the RPS is its people, who are passionate about delivering quality products and care deeply about the role they play in health care provision
– Alison Brayfield, Head of Editorial Quality

Welsh Team

I really enjoy the variety of work, although it can be daunting! It's great listening to pharmacists across GB and learning about their work and how we can support them, knowing that the work we do will support the profession to flourish and grow.
- Jonathan Lloyd Jones, Policy and Engagement Lead

RPS People Team

Completing my HR Level 3 apprenticeship with the RPS has allowed me to study while working. It has been great to work for a company who value career progression, and to be given the opportunity to progress into a permanent role
- Mairead Ludlow, People Assistant

Publishing Team

Working for RPS has given me a strong start to my career in publishing, my role gives me the opportunity to work on multiple publications at different stages of production. The varied work keeps the job interesting and it’s also great to know the content we produce genuinely makes a difference to the healthcare profession
- Rebecca Harwood, Editorial Assistant

Sales Team

I started working remotely with RPS in 2021, and the friendliness between teams made me feel at ease and made starting a new job a smooth process. It fills with me pride knowing I'm supporting the pharmacy industry across Europe by helping them access medical information and the high-quality resources we offer. 
- Richard Sandell, Account Manager - International

Editorial Team

It’s an amazing experience working on essential drug information references and contributing to healthcare in such a niche way. I didn’t know these roles existed in University, and I really enjoy the variety and challenges it brings
- Rochelle Chin, Clinical Writer

Marketing Team

Every day is different at RPS, and you're encouraged to learn and grow your skills as much as you want. Plus, it's one of the friendliest places I've worked at - everyone is so nice!
- Stuart Carter, Digital Content Lead

Current opportunities at RPS...

Have a question about any of our vacancies?

Contact our friendly Recruitment Team on [email protected]

Front-end Developer

Front-end Developer

You will develop and maintain the front ends and user interfaces for Pharmaceutical Press’s publishing software, systems, and customer-facing digital products.
Sales Administrator

Sales Administrator

Come join the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) as a Lead Generation Sales Executive.

Other  Opportunities

BNF Paediatric Formulary Committee member: paediatrician

BNF Publications are looking to recruit Paediatricians to the PFC. The appointment is for three years, beginning in the Summer 2022. Committee work is conducted via monthly electronic forums, and two meetings a year in London or virtually if appropriate (meetings are held in private). If you would like to learn more about the role, please visit the full advert here and the role description here.

How to apply- Please send your up-to-date CV and a brief-expression to: [email protected].

Closing date for applications: 18 May 2022.

What we do

We are the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the professional membership body for pharmacists and pharmacy.

Our mission is to put pharmacy at the forefront of healthcare.
Our vision is to become the world leader in the safe and effective use of medicines.

Since RPS was founded in 1841 we have championed the profession, and are internationally renowned as publishers of medicines information. 

We promote pharmacy in the media and government, lead the way in medicines information, and support pharmacists in their education and development.


Working with us

We strive for an environment where our employees feel included, valued and able to achieve great things.

At the core of our culture, our Values describe the way we work to achieve our organisational goals:

  • Focus
  • Agility
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Respect.

We believe people don’t need to be fixed to their desk to achieve great things, and at RPS we aim to create a welcoming and an inclusive environment.

Our ongoing work to support and promote our values include:

  • Time To Change pledge, to end mental health discrimination - find out more
  • Pledge for Inclusion and Wellbeing as a membership organisation - find out more
  • RPS Disability Confident Committed Pledge - find out more.


Our Inclusion and Diversity

We are passionate about creating a culture of belonging, inclusion, and diversity these are part of our core values at RPS, and we are striving to have an organisation that represents the diversity of the profession.

At RPS, we do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, neurodiversity or disability, and we encourage applications from all backgrounds.

We want to recruit the best person for our roles and are dedicated to considering a broad range of candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We know we have a gender pay gap, an ethnicity pay gap, and a disability pay gap, each of which we are committed to addressing, which we can only do that if we have diversity in our applicants. 

We are committed to ensuring that the organisation removes any unnecessary barriers to the employment of any individual. We recognise that in order to enable all individuals to compete on equal terms, some people may have additional requirements. Therefore, reasonable adjustments will be made during the recruitment process to help assist you.  

If you believe you could excel in any of our roles, we encourage you to apply!


Employee benefits

  • Excellent work-life balance (35-hour work week & flexitime),
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), with the option to purchase additional annual leave,
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • MediCash and Private Medical Insurance
  • Ride2work and Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave. 
  • Learning budget and personal development time
  • We host regular social events, and you can get involved in our diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives. 
  • A commitment to your wellbeing, with access to a mental health first aider and other initiatives

At RPS, we encourage professional growth, and if we can help you achieve your ambitions we will. 

Whether you're looking to enable your next career step, brush up on your IT skills, or simply do your job to the very best of your abilities, we'll support you on your journey.


Learn more

  • Leadership in pharmacy
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    We define best practice for pharmacy professionals and help them achieve this through professional development, career support and training. We are here to support professionals with the challenges of pharmacy practice, and advocate for the role of pharmacy by setting professional and ethical standards, producing policy papers and responding to consultations with government and industry.
  • Publishing
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    We’re the world leaders in evidence-based pharmaceutical publications and guidance. Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals trust us to provide expert analysis, educational support, webinars and news that informs, supports and enhances their practice. We independently source, evaluate, and communicate and make practical medicines knowledge accessible worldwide.
  • Central Services
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    We support the organisation to achieve its goals by providing people, technology, facilities and financial services.
  • Our Offices
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    London HQ – our London office is located at 66 East Smithfield. Next to St Katharine Docks, and a short walk from the iconic Tower Bridge.

    Edinburgh
    - our Scottish office is located in Edinburgh's New Town. As well as having good transport links, it is just a short walk away from Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens.

    Cardiff
    - our Welsh office is situated in the thriving Cardiff Gate International Business Park, within easy reach of rail links at Cardiff and Newport, and Cardiff Bus service connects the surrounding residential areas.

Representing a recruitment agency?

Only agencies on our preferred supplier list (PSL) can provide us with CVs requested by our in-house recruitment team. 

Consequently, we don’t accept any speculative CVs from agencies who aren’t on our PSL.

Spread the cost of your membership

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With the recent cost of living rises, we’re all making savings wherever we can – and you can do the same with your RPS membership.

Instead of paying for everything all at once, make life easier by paying monthly. After all, you use your RPS membership benefits all year round, so it makes sense to pay for them the same way.

With monthly Direct Debit, you only have a small, regular payment each month. It’s the easy way to keep practicing at your best, without making a hole in your finances!

Spread the cost of your membership - join by monthly Direct Debit today.

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