Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (Social Change) - Development Officer

Recruiter
YOUNG GAMBLERS EDUCATION TRUST
Location
71 75, Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ
Salary
£17,100.00 annually
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001544559
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The successful candidate will become part of the YGAM team and will work with and support colleagues across a range of functions. The apprenticeship will be structured around a rotating placement working eight months in each of the following areas:

Operations & Delivery
  • Work with Education Managers on practitioner recruitment and support delivery
  • Support practitioner workshop follow-up & supporting delivery in schools, youth clubs etc.
  • Work with the University & Student Engagement team to deliver University based student-led activities or education campaigns
  • Support with community events and other community-based projects
  • Participate in Young People & Student Advisory Group
  • Support research and impact evaluation strands of work, including academic evaluation, external accreditation and external quality assurance

Communications and Marketing
  • Gain an understanding of the different audience in YGAM and how we achieve market segmentation
  • Support marketing planning and campaign delivery
  • Support and lead specific channel management (i.e. social media) and content delivery
  • Organise various showcase events for YGAM
  • Attend various conferences and gain speaking skills to large audiences

Fundraising & Administration
  • Build and develop relationships with stakeholders who might support the YGAM cause
  • Learn, understand and practice the pitch
  • Participation in the proposal writing process and the different aspects
  • Facilitate support functions (including HR, Finance, CRM, Data Protection)

Gameplan
  • Support the trading subsidiary with delivery
  • Undertake prospect research


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong research, fact-finding and analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to adapt your style to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work systematically and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of people
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage and deliver a diverse workload across a number of projects, whilst ensuring effective prioritisation and balancing the needs of a range of stakeholders
  • Experience of using Microsoft


Personal qualities

  • Commitment to young people & education; understanding of how education can help develop young people's resilience
  • Self-motivated and an inquisitive nature
  • Positive and approachable
  • Open, confident and collegiate to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Highly resourceful, with strong emotional intelligence and self-motivation
  • Willingness to learn and develop knowledge and experience in the role, and able to take on feedback
  • Professional boundaries / conduct around your peer group


Desired qualifications

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

A-level
AAA

Excludes
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.

BTEC(RQF)
D*DD

Full BTEC entry requirements: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/#d.en.639818

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

GCSE

GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 or above required.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL QUALIFICATIONS ACHIEVED OR PENDING ARE LISTED ON THE APPLICATION FORM WITH EACH QUALIFICATION'S FULL NAME, DATE, GRADE OR PREDICTED GRADE

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. OR
  • 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 OR
  • 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

  • After four years at YGAM and working within the Third Sector, the experience and skills gained from actively participating in a wide variety of departments in the organisation, will give you a solid understanding and experience of how a startup, national education programme such as the YGAM operates and delivers programmes
  • You should also have increased your skills and abilities in leadership and become more self-aware and able to identify what next steps you want to take in your career
  • You will be in a position to apply for certain roles within the YGAM or other charities that best relate to the area that interests you and relevant to experience you have gained through the programme. YGAM has a published salary scale which is worth reviewing as this demonstrates your potential career progression within our charity

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