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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

LifeSavers Area Coordinator – Nottinghamshire

Part-time: 2 days per week

Salary up to £24,000 pa pro rata

Fixed term maternity cover until 31 July 2019

Home based, with a significant amount of travel required across Nottinghamshire

The Area Coordinator plays a key role in supporting local primary schools to develop their financial education delivery, including the setting up of a school savings club with a local credit union and engaging with parents and the wider community.

The successful candidate will work closely with a lead teacher in each of the schools in their region to build an effective on-going relationship, ensuring the schools remain on track with the programme. They will also liaise with the Project Manager and other staff members to ensure appropriate support is provided in a timely manner.

The role requires a good understanding of primary schools, and the challenges teachers and senior management face.

Applicants will have the ability to think strategically and be able to make quick and appropriate decisions to ensure the continuity of the project.

The role is subject to an enhanced DBS. The successful applicant must live within easy commuting distance of the geographical area.

Please send your current CV and appropriate covering letter to by no later than midday on Wednesday 12th December 2018.

Interviews will be held in Nottingham during the week commencing 7th January 2019.

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Philanthropy Manager  

Salary range £32,000 – £36,000 per annum


Permanent role

Working with the Director of Philanthropy and the philanthropy team, you will work creatively to devise and lead new fundraising initiatives/events that form an integral part of Young Enterprise’s fundraising strategy.

Your work will contribute to an annual budget of £1m and raise income from entrepreneurs, company founders and philanthropists, utilising your personal and income generating skills.  You will also lead and innovate a number of existing relationships with the charity’s national philanthropic funders to ensure on-going donations are maintained and uplifted.

The successful candidate will have a track record of generating personal income of £300 – £400k annually. You will be experienced in engaging senior business leaders and entrepreneurs and demonstrate an ability to pitch and negotiate. A tenacious self-starter and can-do attitude are essential to enthuse existing and prospective supporters.  You will have strong organisational skills, experience of managing a pipeline of prospective funders and be confident in accurate income forecasting.

CVs and an appropriate covering letter are required.  Please send your application to

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