We provide what young people need most today: employability skills and the confidence to succeed

We believe in creating a working environment that is as inspiring and satisfying as the job that we do; a place where your creativity and ideas are listened to and are implemented.

Our organisational values:

  • Unlocking Potential: Recognising and developing the potential of all, in our organisation, in the young people we champion and the stakeholders we work with.
  • One Team – Working together to achieve our goals.
  • Enterprising and Resilient –Embracing change, innovating, adapting and reacting to challenges and opportunities.
  • Creating Great Impact. Aiming to create the biggest impact on young people and their educators.

To develop and grow the team we’re always looking for new people to join us in inspiring the next generation of young people.

Young Enterprise is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Available Vacancies:


Accounts Assistant

Full-time, permanent

Pay grade 3 – £17,569 to £20,689

Based in Oxford.

Young Enterprise is seeking a highly motivated Accounts Assistant to join the Finance Department at Young Enterprise in Oxford on a permanent, full-time basis, 37.5 hours per week.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Accounts Assistant role is focused primarily on purchase and sales ledger processing. He/she will maintain accurate accounting records, produce regular management information and contribute to the professional service provided by the Finance department.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a strong emphasis on accuracy and numeracy skills, including data input, and will be capable of maintaining confidentiality and be used to working with sensitive information. You must be confident using standard office IT packages. Previous experience of Sage 50 Accounts and bookkeeping will be an advantage.

To apply send you CV and an appropriate Cover Letter to by no later than midday on Friday 7 April 2017.

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Trusts & Foundations Manager
Grade 5 – £30,000 to £34,000 

Full time  – Permanent
Based in London

Young Enterprise is seeking a driven and ambitious Manager to play an intrinsic role in the growth of Trusts and Foundations. Working alongside the Senior Manager and Deputy Director, this is an exciting position for an individual with experience who is looking to work for a mid-sized charity where their contribution is recognised across the organisation.

The post holder will identify and own a pipeline of Trusts and Foundations with responsibility for building relationships with current partners and securing income from prospective funders (ranging from c.£10k to £50k). You will have a personal income target and be supported to reach this as part of a team that we are confident can significantly increase Trust and Foundation income for Young Enterprise to give greater numbers of young people the best possible chance for a rewarding future in work and life.

To apply, please send your current CV and appropriate covering letter to by no later than midday on Friday 14th of April 2017.

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