Contract type: Fixed term 18 months
Starting: March 2020
Days per week: 4 days/ 30 hours per week
Location: Anywhere in the UK or based in our Old Street, London office
- £27,490 - £35,110 FTE per year (plus an additional London weighting of £3480 for those living in London)
Reporting to: Head of Training
Application deadline: 9am Friday 31st Jan
Interviews: Thu 13th Feb
We are a charity dedicated to ensuring that people most impacted by injustice are leading campaigns that affect their lives, from better housing to fairer treatment of migrants to LGBTQ+ rights. Our mission is to support people to run effective campaigns that challenge injustice. We do this by running campaign training programmes that help people develop the skills, confidence and community to change things that matter to them. In our trainings, we prioritise people from communities directly impacted by injustice.
We are seeking a Training Manager who will help us manage and deliver our training programmes.
About the job
This role will be at the heart of our organisation - working with our trainers to develop our trainings, making them more accessible and effective. You’ll work across three programmes:
Bootcamp Residential, a six-day residential campaign training programme for new and grassroots activists.
Everyday Activism, a community-based training programme for individuals or groups who are interested in campaigning on an issue that impacts them who have done little to no campaigning in the past.
Research and Development, a new programme designed to let us test new and innovative programmes, including our trainer development programme.
You’ll have a wide remit including:
Managing and producing resources for our training programmes including curriculum schedules, handouts, case studies, session plans
Ensuring curriculum coherence across our UK programmes
Managing experimental one-off trainings, to enable our trainers to test new content and improve their skills between our flagship trainings
Managing relationships with freelance trainers who help deliver our UK programmes
Supporting the Head of Training with smooth delivery of our UK trainer development programme including preparation, logistics, outreach and evaluation
Supporting the smooth running of the training room at the bootcamp residentials including managing resources needed, overseeing who is in the room and anything else that comes up in an intensive training
Liaising with and booking external trainers as needed.
Managing and producing unified resources across our programmes
Ensuring curriculum coherence across our programmes
Ensuring excellent training is delivered by our trainers
Managing relationships with freelance trainers, and managing all aspects of their work
Supporting the smooth running of all UK training.
Experience delivering social change training (E)
Experience designing social change training (D)
Experience managing trainings (E)
Experience recruiting trainers (D)
Experience working remotely using tools like G-Suite, Zoom and Salesforce (D)
Experience designing evaluations for programmes (D)
Experience managing evaluation for programmes (E)
Experience writing content for training resources (E)
Experience designing training resources using appropriate programmes (D)
Experience working within communities impacted by injustice, including low-income/working class people, people of colour, disabled people, migrants and LGBTQ+ people. We are seeking someone who has experience working within these communities either through campaigning or other types of work. (E)
Able to communicate clearly and appropriately with different people (E)
Able to work effectively under pressure (E)
Able to prioritise a varied and fast-paced workload and deliver to deadline (E)
Able to develop your own work plan and manage it independently (E)
Able to take initiative to develop outreach strategies and creative solutions to problems as they arise (E)
Able to work independently (E)
Be a “people person”, someone who enjoys engaging with new people and is a good listener, as well as a good communicator (E)
Aware of how systemic injustice operates in our society (i.e. economic inequality, racism and heterosexism) and excited to explore how best to confront these issues in the workplace (E)
Flexible and adaptable to change (E)
Respond positively to new challenges (E)
How to Apply
To apply please fill out the form in our website and submit a CV. The deadline to apply is 9am on Friday 31st January. If you have questions, please contact Anna Collins Nham, Head of Training, via our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.