• Permanent, full time.
  • 35 hours per week with flexible working opportunities.
  • Salary – Circa £40,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits.
  • Based in the London (with some travel in England as well as to Scotland occasionally. Mix of remote and office-based work will be required, with some flexibility on how this can be structured).
  • Closing Date: 12 pm, Tuesday 16 November 2021.
  • Interviews: 29 November 2021.

The Social Enterprise Academy helps thousands of people to develop themselves and their
organisations so that they can change the world for the better.

Through dynamic learning and development programmes facilitated by our network of skilled
Facilitators, we help entrepreneurship and leadership to flourish in organisations, networks, schools and
colleges. We work with social entrepreneurs, chief executives, frontline teams, community groups, young
people in and out of education and many others to support them to effect positive social change.

We are now looking for a highly capable, entrepreneurial and inspiring leader with the focus
and energy to build on the existing interest and lead the development of the programme in
England. We want to create the best conditions possible to allow young people in England to
unleash their social entrepreneurship talents.

Your role will be to shape, lead and project manage the roll out of the Social Enterprise Schools
programme starting primarily in London. Working closely with the Education Team in Scotland and the
Associate Education Facilitators based in London, you will coordinate activity in existing boroughs and
develop opportunities in new boroughs. You will forge new partnerships and drive the sustainability
and expansion of the programme. You will engage with the private and public sector, trusts and
foundations to secure new sources of funding, sponsorship and support for the programme. Over
time, you will grow and expand the team and geographical reach of the programme.

Reporting to the CEO of the Academy, working closely with our Head of Social Enterprise in Education
and our Global Learning Lab on product development and innovation, you will ensure the programme
continues to maintain the high quality, impact and key success factors at the core of the programme.

Job Purpose

  • Lead the development and growth of the Social Enterprise Schools programme across
    London and England into a financially sustainable position building on current activity and
    developing new income and funding streams and markets
  • Raise the profile and reputation of the Social Enterprise Schools programme as a high
    impact activity that supports young people to become active, entrepreneurial citizens,
    raising their aspirations, skills and confidence
  • Establish new and innovative partnerships with the private, public and Education sectors that will
    support the development of the Social Enterprise Schools programme in London and beyond
  • Provide excellent customer service and management of the Social Enterprise Schools
    programme ensuring high quality delivery, impact and client service
  • Lead the Education Team in England, providing strategic direction and management, as well
    as supporting Associate Education Facilitators in London and across England

How to Apply

  • Download the recruitment pack (PDF) and see the job post on the Social Enterprise Academy website for full details.
  • Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form.
  • Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to
    seahr@socialenterprise.academy by 12pm, Tuesday 16 November 2021.
  • Please note that interviews will take place 29 November 2021 via Zoom.
  • If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the
    application or interview process please get in touch with Karen Veitch (0131 243 2670, karen@socialenterprise.academy).