Birmingham, West Midlands (On-site)
Cardiff, Cardiff
Leeds, West Yorkshire
London, Greater London
£24,958 (plus £2,000 London Weighting if applicable)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are excited to be recruiting for two Coordinator positions to join our Tutor Engagement and Student Success and Academic Development and School Partnerships teams. In our ‘Join The Club’ strategy we have set out our ambition for university access, focusing on the two goals: working with more pupils than ever before and extending our support across the student journey; this will only be successfully delivered by working together with our key stakeholders. Ensuring that we continually deliver high quality programmes and projects is key to this strategy. 
The Coordinator roles will support the Teaching and Learning across The Scholars Programme and Brilliant Tutoring Programme and support Student Success and Academic Development and School Partnerships teams, helping to ensure all strategic priorities are effectively delivered. These roles will lead on several administrative processes to ensure the development and effective tracking of the stakeholder relationships – with schools, universities and other partners – that are key to running our programmes.
We require driven and dynamic team players, with excellent organisation skills. The successful candidates will champion the charity’s values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners. 
This is a great opportunity to join The Brilliant Club team, as we become the UK’s largest university access movement. We are looking forward to meeting great candidates who are excited to join us as we help more young people progress to university and thrive when they get there.  
We think it is important that our charity reflects the lived experience of our beneficiaries, and we want to be an organisation where employees from any background can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans including non-binary (LGBTQ+) candidates, and candidates from low-income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at The Brilliant Club and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity.

Person Specification 

Time and Resource Management

  • Excellent organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Ability to identify opportunities to save time/resource
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities

External Stakeholder Knowledge and Management

  • Comfortable handling external and internal enquiries, including connecting them with the right person 
  • Understand the main stakeholders at The Brilliant Club, particularly the PhD researcher community


  • Writes and speaks clearly, coherently and accurately
  • Adheres to rules and policies for confidentiality, data protection and information security
  • Confidently adapts content, tone and delivery of written communication to the needs of the recipients 

Initiative and Problem Solving

  • Proactively identifies problems in processes, and identifies and enacts possible solutions 
  • Effectively uses systems and structures to solve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to spot inefficiencies in systems, implement improvements and evaluate processes
  • Responds quickly to solve problems, seeking advice and input from relevant stakeholders as required
  • Actively looks for ways to help others, seeking advice as required

Developing Self and Others

  • Self-reflective and committed to own professional development

Role Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Essential – Ability to deal with sensitive issues and to demonstrate strict confidentiality
  • Essential – Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Desirable – Good working knowledge of ICT systems, including CRM software

Role specific Experience and Qualifications

  • Essential – Two years’ work experience or undergraduate degree 
  • Essential – Experience of managing short- and long-term projects
  • Essential – Experience of managing multiple competing priorities 
  • Desirable – Previous experience of managing events
  • Desirable – Previous experience of working with young people or in schools



Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Admin, Project Management

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