RSA - Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice (Social Change)

8, John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
£19,201.00 annually
07 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
You will be part of a range of high-performing teams, working with and supporting colleagues across the organisation including Finance, Partnerships, Marketing and Communication, Action & Research and Fellowship, You will provide support on work-based projects, write blogs, co-ordinate logistics and lead on discrete pieces of work. You will also undertake routine business process tasks and administrative activities to develop your overall skills and build an understanding of how business processes work in practice.

The purpose of the role is to:
  • Provide support and develop supervised work based projects
  • Work closely with different teams to generate project development ideas
  • Maximise your writing and social media skills to engage audiences
  • Offer additional support to the team with any administrative or coordination tasks
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of our business processes and procedures
  • Supporting with fundraising projects, events and day to day activities
  • Play a key role on social media presence for the RSA's projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interest in and commitment to the RSA's mission and in particular, the work relating to social change
  • Interest in the economic and political world
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the confidence and ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, with different stakeholders
  • Strong organisational skills, with proven ability to manage or coordinate events, meetings, clubs or societies
  • Ability to work flexibly within a busy team environment and willing to support colleagues
  • Strong relationship-building skills, with the ability to work with a range of stakeholders and audiences
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and to work flexibly and proactively in a busy team
  • Strong IT and digital communication skills including experience using MS Office, and channels such as Twitter and Facebook to reach a wider audience
  • Empathy with the work of the RSA and an ability quickly to learn and understand about its content and aim

Personal qualities

  • Proactive
  • Liberal
  • Engaged
  • Open
  • Curious

Desired qualifications

Generally, we expect our degree apprentices to demonstrate similar academic achievements to full-time BSc students.

  • AAA

  • General Studies
  • Critical thinking

International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a minimum of 4 in Standard Level Mathematics

  • D*DD

Full BTEC entry requirements:

Access to HE
  • We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma on a case-by-case basis

  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and mathematics at grade C or 4 or above required

Professional Experience
  • Given the vocational nature of Degree Apprenticeships consideration will be given to reducing the academic entry requirements should applicants have relevant work experience. Queen Mary and the employer will agree to consider such applications on a case by case basis

In terms of residency, to be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must:
  • Be a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), and have been ordinarily resident in the EEA (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship

  • Have the right of abode and the right to work in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship

  • Be a non-EEA citizen with permission from the UK government to live in the UK, (not for educational purposes) and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Degree Apprentices will be encouraged to apply for a permanent position upon completion of their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Open and closed plan desk work
  • Liberal and diverse culture
  • Based in centre of London
  • For the full list of employee benefitssee:

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