Job Title: Project Manager
The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating the success of Brightside led online mentoring programmes. They will work closely with a portfolio of school partners to design meaningful online interventions for our beneficiaries as part of our growing Schools Network Programme and support Brightside Partnership Managers in the renewal of contracts.
Our work helps young people to succeed. We deliver programmes in partnership with schools, universities, businesses and charities, giving young people access to support networks, online careers information and high-quality mentoring. We believe young people are best equipped to make confident and informed decisions about their futures if they:
- Have hope and a growth mindset;
- Are confident and know their strengths;
- Can deal with difficulties in a positive way;
- Have knowledge and skills for the career they are interested in;
- Know who to turn to for advice and support.
Our programmes include a wide variety of online mentoring projects, an active and growing volunteer network and our newest ventures: Brightside Connections and the Schools Network. We have developed these programmes to help young people navigate key transition points and so they have wide-ranging objectives including widening access to higher education, raising aspirations, pre-arrival and retention support for new undergraduates and the development of students’ employability skills. We believe all young people should have access to the same opportunities, no matter where they live and we strive to support those who need it most.
Salary and benefits
Salary: £24,500 to £28,500
Contract term: Permanent
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday
Holiday allowance: 25 days per annum excluding bank holidays.
Other benefits include: Three additional leave days over Christmas, 15 hours volunteering leave, employer pension contributions, flexible working hours and regular staff socials.
Please send your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and expressing your interest in an interview by midnight on Tuesday 13th April.
Successful candidates will be invited to interviews on the week commencing 19th April.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.