Senior Programmes Manager: Alumni Engagement

November 2020, Full time, permanent

Salary: £40,800 per annum

Location: Sutton Trust offices are in London, role likely to be home based initially

Hours: 09.00 – 17.00

Job type: Full time, permanent

Holidays: 27 days annual leave + public holidays

The Sutton Trust is a foundation committed to improving social mobility in the UK. Our work is focused on improving social mobility through education opportunities. We want to level the playing field for young people from low and middle income backgrounds so that they have a fair chance of accessing leading universities, apprenticeships and jobs.

We currently have c. 40,000 alumni who have been supported by our programmes since 1997. In the last few years, we have established an alumni network to connect and support our alumni, with c.5,000 currently engaged with us. We are a committed and fast-paced team, who work together to deliver our suite of programmes and activities and we are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative Senior Programme Manager: Alumni Engagement to grow this area of work.

Please note that due to the current Covid-19 government guidance the Sutton Trust offices are closed, meaning the successful candidate is likely to be working remotely initially.

Safeguarding statement

The Sutton Trust believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We all have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people and to keep them safe. Therefore all posts undergo a safer recruitment process, including but not limited to, disclosure of criminal records where necessary and eligibility to work in the UK. We have procedures in place to promote safeguarding and a safe culture at the Trust.

To apply

Please download the candidate application pack from our website, complete the application form, and submit it to [email protected].

The applicant pack includes:

Applications should reach us by midday on Monday 30th November, with first round interviews held on Wednesday 9th December and second round interviews on Monday 14th December.

Please note that interviews will be held over Zoom.

Please state your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line of the email, and it would also be greatly appreciated if you could note where you saw this job advertised.

If you require any materials in an alternative format, or have any questions, please get in contact with us on [email protected].

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