This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast growing organisation and team that recruits and develops young leaders to transform the educational and social outcomes of pupils across the UK. The position offers the opportunity to lead on regional attraction work to deliver a pipeline of high quality volunteers and team leaders (where applicable) excited to apply for the programme.
Position: Recruitment Officer
Location: Greater Manchester. Home working options are available.
Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday – flexible working
Salary: £22,000 - £24,700
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata for fixed term), employee matched pension contributions, interest-free season ticket and cycle to work loans available, excellent employee assistance programme and free eye tests and a range of innovative flexible working options are available that include flexible start and finish times and working from home options.
Closing Date: 5pm on 12th December 2021. Interviews will take place on the 14th and 16th of December.
The post is planned to start on 17th January 2022. We may be able to offer some flexibility.
As Recruitment Officer you will contribute to delivering an efficient, effective, end to end recruitment service, supporting selection and retention to ensure outstanding volunteers are recruited to deliver excellent outcomes for schools and pupils the charity works with.
The position of Recruitment Officer requires the individual to lead their regional recruitment to ensure that the organisation delivers against targets, provide outstanding customer service, build effective relationships, support national project work and use creative approaches to recruitment that are successful for the area. There may also be the opportunity to oversee the management of a Kickstarter in a Recruitment Coordinator role.
You will have responsibility and autonomy to search for exceptional volunteer and team leaders motivated to drive and shape social change.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Responsibility for the attraction of high quality applicants
- Selection of high quality candidates aged between 18-25
- Retention and on boarding volunteers
- Developing marketing and promotional activities
- Monitor and evaluate systems and processes.
As the Recruitment Officer, you will be dependable and flexible with strong organisation and project management skills. You will also have:
- An understanding of recruitment or sales setting
- Experience of working with a range of stakeholders
- Planning and delivery of events and/or presentations to multiple audiences ie young people, university students, both virtual and in person
You will be asked to submit a CV and a cover letter as part of your application detailing your current and previous experience.
If you want to make a real difference and believe that young people can change the world, we want to hear from you!
Due to the high volume of CVs we receive we can only respond back to the successful candidates.
About the Organisation
This youth social action charity challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, the charity supports pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.
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