London, Greater London
£21,000 - £24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Contract period: Permanent Hours: 35 hours per week (5 days a week, 9am-5pm – core hours)

Salary: £21,000-24,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Reporting to: Employment Programmes Manager (line manager)

Location: City Hall, The Queen's Walk, More London, London, SE1 2AA

Currently all staff are home-based working remotely until further notice. We will be moving to Union Street, SE1 later this year, at which point staff will operate a hybrid home/office working arrangements.

Terms of appointment include: 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, pension scheme - 3% employer contribution, flexible working and volunteering days.

About Us

The Mayor’s Fund for London is a pan-London, non-political, independent charity, championing opportunities for young Londoners from low-income backgrounds. We believe that all young people, regardless of their starting point in life, should be able to thrive in their community, forge fulfilling careers and are able to take advantage of the outstanding opportunities that London has to offer.

Our work in the fields of food, wellbeing, numeracy and employment raises awareness of the barriers facing young Londoners, promotes the activities which best increases their opportunities and brings together the partnerships to make a measurable impact on young Londoners’ lives. In 2020, we supported over 40,000 young Londoners aged 4-24 across all 33 boroughs, working in partnership with 721 schools, 110 community organisations and 195 employers, 173 charities, social enterprises and local authorities.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is our patron.

Purpose of the role

For Access Aspiration, the post will support the work of the team in engaging our stakeholders and delivering meaningful employer encounters for students from our network of schools. The role will involve: managing the process of communicating with students and allocating students to suitable work experience and industry insight sessions whilst maximising attendance; supporting collecting evidence of the impact of the programme; and updating our systems to track the employer encounters that our students gain.

For Count on Us, the post will support the work of the team recruiting schools to the programme and delivering well-run and engaging events. The role will involve regular liaison with schools; event support - getting event packages ready and coordination of all forms; ensuring the website is up-to-date; and maintaining accurate and timely data collection from both teachers and students.

The expected split is 3 days per week with Access Aspiration and 2 days per week with Count on Us.


We are looking for an individual with strong IT skills, good written communication and a positive approach to their work.

They should be reliable in their day to day activities, have a keen eye for detail and excellent writing and organisational skills. In return we offer a role in a growing, enthusiastic, fast moving team and the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young Londoners.

The Mayor’s Fund for London is currently based at City Hall near London Bridge. The charity will be moving to a new location on Union Street, SE1. The organisation will be moving to a hybrid working arrangement, with staff likely to be expected to be in the office two to three days per week. The role will involve occasional evening and early morning events so a flexible approach to working hours is required. Travel across London for meetings or events will also be part of the role, including from days when the postholder may be working from home.


Application deadline: midnight– Monday 25th October 2021. (However, please note interviews are being scheduled as suitable applications come in).

Please apply online by sending in:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A covering letter (maximum two A4 sides) describing your suitability for the position and how your experience matches the job description and person specification as detailed in the attached job pack.

First round Interviews are expected to take place via Teams/Zoom week commencing 1st November 2021.

Please note that this post is subject to appointee undergoing an Enhanced DBS, in line with the Mayor’s Fund for London’s commitment to Safeguarding.

The Mayor’s Fund for London is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.  We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently  under-represented within our organisation.

We are an accredited Living Wage and Good Work Standard employer.

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in the UK.

Posted on: 06 October 2021
Closed date: 25 October 2021
Tags: Admin

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