Programme Coordinator (Birmingham)

Programme Coordinator (Birmingham)

May 24, 2017


Job Description 

We are looking for an inspiring and motivated individual looking to make a tangible difference in the lives of young people from diverse and underrepresented communities. See the Job Pack for full details of the Job Description and the Competencies.


This Role

We run a range of programmes, dealing with issues such as leadership, the environment and youth unemployment. This role is being brought in to the organisation to support the exciting delivery of our Find Your Power programme in Birmingham. This is an exciting opportunity to work across two funded projects, including the launch of our programme supporting unaccompanied asylum seeking children in partnership with the Red Cross and Refugee Council.

Reporting to the Programme Manager in Birmingham, you will ensure that all Find Your Power programmes are set up correctly and all participants are supported through their journey with UpRising. This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic, values-driven organisation working to achieve lasting social change. A unique opportunity to work across the business, public and third sector to develop innovative ways of harnessing the potential of young people in Britain.


Key Competencies

  • Delivering or facilitating sessions for young people.
  • Recruiting and/or retaining young people for programmes, events (or similar).
  • Able to work in a fast moving environment with multiple deadlines.
  • Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating programmes and/or events.
  • Administration experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of social media and communicating messages professionally to both young people and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to engage and motivate others.
  • High-quality writing skills for the production of both internal and external documents; and to different audiences.
  • IT skills at a level that support information management on Excel and the utilisation of the Salesforce management system

For more information about the job, please see attached Job Pack

How to Apply

The role is based at in our Birmingham Office on 102 Colmore Row. This is a full-time time role offered on a continuing contract subject to funding. 

Details on how to apply can be found in the Job Pack, but you should send your CV and a Cover Letter (2 pages max) to the email address stated. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how you meet the competencies. In your Covering Letter you should highlight how you demonstrate two of these competencies in more detail, with the opportunity to demonstrate how you are working towards any competencies you feel you are lacking in. 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th June at midnight.

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you onto our team!