This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced youth worker to join the Bristol Hub as an Operations Executive, with a specific focus on Enterprise. You will support young people to develop their businesses from pre-start and start-up to sustainability and growth, via a blend of one-to-one support and group workshops.
Our Operations Executives help young people aged 18-30 to learn more about enterprise and to decide whether starting a business is right for them. We ensure they have the tools and skills they need to launch their business through our Explore Enterprise Course and offer mentoring, workshops, and funding to support new entrepreneurs at every stage of their business journey.
This role is well suited to an individual that is able to work directly with young people, volunteers and delivery partners to plan, organise and deliver self-employment and employment opportunities for young people in the South, to empower them to live, learn and earn.
We are looking for someone who:
- Is an effective communicator and collaborator
- Will thrive in a busy and dynamic role
- Is able to work efficiently and effectively to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
- Can confidently work as part of a team, with other departments across the organisation and externally with delivery partners and volunteers
- Has experience of working on their own initiative to achieve individual and team objectives
- Can write, develop, and deliver lesson plans both face-to-face and virtually, utilising digital technology (including MS Teams)
- Has a fine attention to detail and can process paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
We work with young people from every background, so we are passionate about building a diverse workforce that represents the young people we support. We therefore welcome applications from everyone who meets the essential criteria for the role. If you believe you have the passion and skills to help young people change their lives, then we would love to hear from you.
Our Operations Execs provide 1:1 and group support for young people, volunteers and delivery partners so you will need to have experience in facilitating skills development in at least one of the following:
- Social and personal development
- Digital skills training
- Education sector
- Employability/self-employment training
- Volunteer training/management
- Partnerships management
Upon joining The Prince’s Trust you will have the opportunity to join and be supported by our four networks:
- PT CAN (Our Cultural Awareness Network)
- PT NOW (Our Network of Women & Parents)
- PT Pulse (Our LGBTQ+ network)
- PT DAWN (Our Disability and Wellness Network)
To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to engage in challenges with optimism and resilience and be adaptive and flexible – embracing change and innovation. If you think that is you, we’d love to hear from you.
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Why we need Executives :
Last year, we helped more than 70,000 young people, with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training.
The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to inspire and support young people, to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.
We believe all young people should have the chance to succeed, and that young people are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
Perks for working at The Trust:
- Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
- Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
- Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
- Interest-free season ticket loans
- Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
- In-house learning platform!Develop your skills for your career and your role
- The Trust will contribute 5%of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
- You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
- Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
Here at The Prince's Trust, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives is the right thing to do.
We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT NOW (Network of Women), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network).
The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.
A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you!