Work for us

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


Programme & Volunteer Support Manager

Salary up to £28,500 pa

Permanent, Full-time

Based in Oxford

At Young Enterprise we believe that all young people should be given the best chance for a rewarding future in work and life – no matter where they start their journey. As a national charity we motivate young people to succeed in the changing world of work by equipping them with the work skills, knowledge and confidence they need

We are now seeking an ambitious, driven and solution focused Programme and Volunteer Support Manager. We’re particularly interested to hear from you if you can demonstrate a proven track record of working with volunteers and have a good working knowledge of safeguarding and DBS procedures. You will be passionate about customer support and ensuring that all our stakeholders get the very best experience.

As the successful post holder, you will have a solution focused attitude to problem solving and the ability to balance and prioritise competing demands in a busy function. You’ll have experience of developing, implementing and managing administrative systems. You will be experienced and confident in updating websites.

If you have an understanding of working with and supporting volunteers to deliver organisational goals, are well organised and passionate about customer service then we can’t wait to hear from you!

To apply, please email an up-to-date CV with a supporting statement to by noon on Thursday 25th October. Interviews will take place on 1st November in Oxford.

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Philanthropy Manager

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week 

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

Based in London

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.

To apply, please send your CV and an appropriate covering letter to

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