Over 300 volunteers worldwide and a Headquarters staff help The Society realise it's aims. Read more about how The Society is organised and run

Our Structure

As with any large, international, organisation, there is a clear structure of departments and roles in place. This section will help you understand how The Society operates

The RPS organisational structure→

The RPS Council

The RPS has a governing Council who work with the Director General, HQ staff and Advisory Board to ensure that The RPS is run smoothly, maintains/sets standards and embraces change

Learn more about our Council→

RPS Staff

A full list of the team at RPS HQ including contact details

RPS Staff→

Job Opportunities

Any paid job opportunities within The Society will be advertised here

Current vacancies→


The Royal Photographic has 300+ volunteers, in many different roles, who give up their time to help run this large, worldwide charity

Get involved→

RPS Documents

This section includes downloadable Royal Photographic Society Procedural Documents, Annual Reports and Charter Rules By Laws

PDF format reference documents→
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Distinction Stories

Hazel M Manning

”Achieving my target was important, but the journey itself was enjoyable and rewarding. I've met lots of great people along the way and learnt lots too. I'd gladly do it all again and would encourage anyone to have a go.“

Hazel Manning ARPS

”What a great privilege to have been selected by The Royal Society for Photography for the Bronze Medal award. The RPS is an outstanding organisation bringing together esteemed and talented photographers from around the world.“

Tamara Staples