Vacancies at the National Youth Agency
We are currently recruiting the following roles:
Go Think Big youth programme, located in London.
Deadline: 24 July, 12 noon.
NCS North East, located in North Tyneside or Teeside.
Deadline: 6 August.
Salary: Circa £24,000
Location: Hoxton Square, London
Contract: Fixed term
Hours: 37 per week
Deadline: 24 July, 12 noon.
We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and confident person to work with the team and with young people. You will be supporting young people in many ways: researching and writing features on a variety of relevant topics to inspire, engage and inform; capturing and curating young people’s stories; supporting at events and inspiring young people to get involved.
As well as researching and writing engaging content for Go Think Big, you will be responsible for daily management of our social media channels (mainly Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram) to promote the opportunities and events on offer through the website. You’ll also be responsible for generating and executing content designed to be shared on social media to provoke social discussion. When necessary you will need to be available out of office hours, in order to join conversations and keep up with trends relevant to our users.
You need to be smart, funny, inspiring and interested in helping others, with a nose for a great story and the sharpest way to tell it. You’ll be a digital native and obsessive, with your own strong presence online and an instinctive understanding of what makes content compelling and shareable to our readers.
Completed application forms should be returned to VeenaC@nya.org.uk no later than 24 July 2017, 12 noon.
Location: North Tyneside or Teesside
Contract: Fixed term for duration of contract – initially June 2018
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum
Closing date: Sunday 6th August 2017
Interview date: Week commencing 7th August 2017
Are you confident, proactive and target-driven with a strong sales background and the passion to make a difference to the lives of young people in the North East? If so, our vibrant National Citizen Service (NCS) team could be right up your street.
A fast-paced and youth-led working environment will see you based in the Teesside or North Tyneside area with travel expected across the North East as you work on your own initiative as well as within our buzzing team to get teenagers involved in lifechanging programmes. Expect varied and interesting workdays as you build key relationships and get out and about in schools, colleges and elsewhere to talk to young people about NCS. Best of all, you will be helping young people to reach their potential by getting involved in the life-changing National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.
National Citizen Service is a personal and social development programme for young people aged 16-17. The NCS Trust has awarded vInspired Education and NYA Education a multimillion pound contract to deliver NCS across the North East of England and maintain quality whilst achieving significant growth throughout the contract period, from autumn 2015 – summer 2018.
The Recruitment Coordinator plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of this contract as a member of the Regional Recruitment Team. This role will be the first point of contact for many young people with the NCS programme and it is our Coordinators who sell the benefits of NCS to young people and their key influencers (parents, teachers and youth workers) and ensure that our target audiences fully understand the benefits to taking part in NCS. Our team of Recruitment Coordinators will deliver our three year regional recruitment strategy, engaging with schools and colleges to sign up over 20,000 eligible young people across the contract period. The post holder will need energy, enthusiasm, flexibility and a creative approach to secure expressions of interest and applications from young people for follow up by our conversion team and subcontractors.
To apply please download a job description and application form. Please note that you will need to complete an application form in full to be considered for this position. Completed application forms should be returned to Jobs@ncsnortheast.co.uk or posted to HR, NCS Cobalt 3.1, Business Centre, Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE27 0QJ.
As a charity we endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum and therefore will only contact candidates selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.
vInspired-NYA Partnership is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.
Please note that the successful candidate for this post will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Check.