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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

 

PA & PR Officer

Full time- 37.5 hours/week

Up to £25,000 pa

Based in London

We are looking for a confident and dynamic Public Relations (PR) and Public Affairs (PA) Officer who is interested in engaging with the media and parliamentarians.  This is an exciting role for a highly motivated and energetic individual who will have the opportunity to promote the charity’s work with national journalists and MPs, Lords and civil servants.

Young Enterprise is an ambitious charity that works with over 250,000 young people each year in schools, colleges and universities and from a diverse range of backgrounds – to help prepare them for the world of work and teach them about money.  We are currently engaged with around one third of state secondary schools across the country, and have a particular focus on reaching and supporting young people from disadvantaged families.

This position will help to raise the profile of the charity with key influencers and decision makers, ensuring  it remains an influential thought-leader on the education and skills young people need to make a successful transition from education to employment and be financially capable in later life. The role is supported as part of the busy PA+PR Team at Young Enterprise.  The position will provide the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills essential to the PR and PA professional, including monitoring developments, drafting engaging content and briefing media and parliamentary stakeholders.

To apply, please send your CV and an appropriate Cover Letter to eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk by no later than 22 of April 2018.

Job Description

 

LifeSavers Area Coordinator – Nottinghamshire

Part time – 2 days/week

Fixed term contract to 31 December 2018

Salary up to £24,000 pa pro rata

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 eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk by no later than 10:00am on Tuesday 1st May 2018.

Interviews will be held in Nottingham on Thursday 10th May 2018.

Job Description

 

Area Manager covering Hereford and Worcestershire

Part time position – 15 hours/week. 

Salary up to £23,000 pro rata per annum

Working from Home with frequent travel

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference to young people’s lives.  You will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local schools, colleges and universities as well as working closely with our teams of local volunteers to consult on the supply & delivery of our unique programmes. The successful applicant will be a confident speaker, able to run workshops, presentations and especially deliver programmes & events effectively to wide ranging audiences.

You will need to have the ability to travel frequently throughout the Hereford and Worcestershire region. The nature of the job probably precludes the use of public transport for this and access to a car for business use is essential in return for a mileage allowance. Infrequent attendance at some evening meetings/events will also be necessary.

To apply, send your CV and an appropriate Cover Letter to eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk to arrive not later than midday on 3 May 2018.

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).

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