upReach is an award-winning social mobility charity supporting less-advantaged students to secure graduate jobs in sectors including Technology, Law and Consulting. We deliver a comprehensive programme of professional development to over 2,000 students, working in close partnership with leading employers such as Deloitte, FactSet, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey and Slaughter and May.
In October 2019, upReach won the Charity of the Year Award (income < £1m) in the prestigious Charity Times Awards, and the charity also won the “Embracing Digital” award in the 2020 Charity Governance Award.
As part of our continued expansion into the technology sector, we are seeking to hire a Digital Skills Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to design a comprehensive training programme for students on upReach’s expanded Technology programme, who are interested in careers in the Technology sector. They will also design an enhanced set of Digital Skills training opportunities that will be available for students across upReach’s range of programmes, to increase their employability skills for all sectors regardless of their career preferences.
Our current team includes recent graduates and those with experience up to Partner / Director level - all of whom share a passion for improving social mobility. This opportunity would suit someone with prior experience in the technology sector, learning and development and/or designing and implementing training programmes. Key Information Digital Skills Manager: This individual will be responsible for designing and implementing training programmes.
Digital Skills Manager: This individual will be responsible for designing (or sourcing) comprehensive training programmes and content for students on upReach’s programmes (called upReach Associates). They will work specifically on upReach’s expanded technology programme and support Associates to develop their employability skills with a focus on careers in the technology sector. They will also design a new set of Digital Skills Training opportunities available for all upReach Associates regardless of their career preferences.
Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Location: Bristol, London, Manchester, Nottingham or Newcastle (initially on a remote basis)
Hours: 40 hours per week, 9am - 6pm (with some flexibility)
Start date: ASAP Reporting to: Director of Programmes and Impact
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum, including London weighting if based in London
Application Process: Please cliick on the apply button to submit your CV and a covering letter (in PDF format). In your covering letter, please explain your motivation for applying to this role, and why you are interested in working at upReach, giving further details about your interest and ambitions.
Application deadline: 9am on Wednesday 5th May 2021
Early applications are encouraged as we may interview and/or appoint before the closing date.
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