Head of Growth & Development

Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC)
Flexible (Homeworking/ Area Offices spread over UK)
£40,000 + Benefits
Closing date
19 Nov 2020
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Head of Growth & Development

Salary:            £40,000 per annum

Contract:        Permeant

Hours:            Full-time

Location:        Flexible 

Our role: We are looking for a first class leader, manager, coach and mentor who will provide our disbursed team of Development Workers with clear management, guidance, support and advice on growth, development, volunteer recruitment and retention. The role will coordinate and drive forward our work in these area, helping the Sea Cadets to make a difference to the lives of even more young people across the UK.

What we’re looking for?  If you have excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage a diverse workload and operate in a collaborative way with others this could be the role for you.  You will be enthusiastic and able to enthuse others. An understanding of issues facing volunteering, recruitment and retention growth in voluntary organisations and the effective management and support of remote workers is essential. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong management, organisational and project skills
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills and have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good IT skills

Depending upon the candidates, this post will either be remote working, located at one of our Area Offices or at the MSSC Headquarters in London, however travel to other areas and offices may be required.

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday, 23rd November 2020

Interview date: Friday 4th December 2020

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We at MSSC are passionate about providing a brighter future to young people nationwide and to seafarers, wherever they may be.

MSSC’s vision of being the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning aligns these two great charities under a common cause – to support all of our beneficiaries so they can achieve their best potential, whatever path they choose.

For the Sea Cadets, this means: inspiring and supporting the next generations through nautical adventure so they can realise their potential and grab a better future.

For the Marine Society, this means: Enabling seafarers with the right tools to get to where they want to be through learning and self development.

Contact Us
  • 202 Lambeth Road
  • London
  • SE1 7JW
  • GB
  • 0207 654 7051
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