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


Philanthropy Co-ordinator (Trust and Foundations and Major Donors)

Salary: £25k – £28k per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (part time (4 days per week) considered)

Location:  Home, with travel for meetings

Working with the Director of Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Team, you will contribute to an annual budget of £3.4m and raise income from trusts and foundations, entrepreneurs, company founders and philanthropists, utilising your income generating skills.

The successful candidate will have a track record of generating income from small trusts and foundations and/or from individuals. A tenacious self-starter with a can-do attitude, you will be experienced in writing engaging applications and enthusing existing and prospective supporters.

You will have strong organisational skills and experience of managing a pipeline of prospective funders.  You will be proactive and innovative in your approach to prospecting for new donors and building your own pipeline.

Full details can be found in the attached Job Description.

As well as offering 25 days annual leave, 8 Bank Holidays and 3 closure days between Christmas and New Year (pro rata), YE currently offers benefits including 5% pension contribution (employee 3%); NHS top up scheme; Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters; death in service benefit.

If this sounds like the role for you, and you meet the essential criteria outlined in the Job Description we would love to hear from you.

Please send your current CV and a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) to [email protected] as soon as possible.  Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.  Interviews will take place on a rolling basis and this listing will close when an appointment has been made.

Young Enterprise is an equal opportunities employer and would welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.




We are looking to expand our team of self-employed freelance specialist education consultants to support our programmes and services across England and Wales. Freelance Consultants can be contracted to deliver financial and/or enterprise education Continuing Professional Development training to teachers, develop teaching resources and materials, and provide bespoke support to Centres of Excellence.

We are seeking individuals with direct experience of the education sector in England and Wales, with a very good understanding of the issues affecting change and of how to influence what is taught in schools. A successful track record in developing teaching materials, and delivering and evaluating training, advice and consultancy in an educational context is essential. Consultants are expected to complete all paperwork and records as required by the organisation and to monitor, evaluate and track progress in line with contracted requirements.

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These positions will be available on a self-employed contracted basis as required and are home based requiring travel, please note that we require all freelance education consultants to provide evidence of their self-employed status and to hold public liability and professional indemnity insurance. Please email [email protected] with your completed application form and CV if you wish to be considered.