The Prince's Trust
The Prince's Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC041198

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. We give practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills, such as confidence and motivation. We work with 11 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. We have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and support 100 more each working day. More than three in four young people we helped last year moved into work, education or training. We are committed to equality and valuing diversity..


Current vacancies

Marketing and Communications Manager (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £26,800 – £35,750
  • Glasgow with travel across Scotland
  • Closing 10th December 2018

Youth charity The Prince's Trust Scotland enables young people who are unemployed or struggling at school to develop the confidence and skills they need to live, learn and earn. Our job is to inspire, support and encourage young people in Scotland to reach their full potential, and to work with colleagues across the UK to realise The Trust’s bold ambition to transform a million more young lives over the next ten years.

To help us realise our vision we are looking to recruit a Marketing and Communications Manager who will be responsible for activity across Scotland. The role is based in our Glasgow hub with travel throughout Scotland.

As a member of the local leadership group and a part of our marketing and communications team you will work to raise the profile of The Trust’s cause, services, campaigns and events in Scotland through a mix of traditional marketing, digital marketing and media relations.

This role reports into the Head of Communications with a dotted line to the Head of Community Engagement for Scotland. In this role, you would also be responsible for two direct line reports; a Digital Marketing Co-ordinator and a Digital Marketing & Community Engagement Trainee.

We are looking for an innovative, energetic and passionate communicator with experience in planning and delivering high impact marketing and communications activities. From using social media to reach new audiences with compelling content to creating case studies for press and preparing impactful posters and flyers, candidates will be used to managing multiple projects comfortably and will also have experience of building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

If you believe you are the right person to support our vision, we want to hear from you. Your enthusiasm and expertise will help us to make a real difference to the lives of young people who need our support.

Interviews for this role will take place on Monday 17th of December at The Prince's Trust Wolfson Centre, 15 Carlton Court, Glasgow, G5 9JP.

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Prince's Trust Executives - Scotland

  • Full time
  • £20,300 – £27,300
  • Various offices will be considered
  • Closing 14th December 2018

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

Following the launch of our new strategy, we are recruiting a number of exciting roles with the energy and enthusiasm to work in flexible staff teams providing opportunities to develop and support young people's confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.

We are looking for people with a strong understanding of challenges affecting young people, with the ability to engage and build relationships with young people, partners and volunteers.

Based in our Prince's Trust Hubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee, opportunities include:

• Prince's Trust Executives - South East & Central Scotland

• Prince's Trust Executives - North East, Highlands & Islands

• Prince's Trust Executives - Clyde Valley / South West Scotland

In addition successful candidates will be experienced in providing one to one support and delivering high quality learning and development sessions through a variety of mediums including:

• Adventurous Activities/Sports/Arts

• Enterprise/Employment

• Digital Learning

To learn more about the role please download the Job Description below.

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Top job! Head of Partnership Development

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Edinburgh / Glasgow
  • Closing 14th September 2018

The Prince's Trust is the UK's leading youth charity supporting 11-30 year olds, who are unemployed or educational underachievers to move into education, training or employment.

You will have a strong creative streak, excellent leadership, commercial, networking, communication and presentation skills. The post will co-lead an established Public Sector Partnerships team to maintain and develop income of over GBP 3.5 million per year.

An understanding of the drivers within the Scottish economy and of how young people and policy priorities underpin its growth

Enthusiasm, tenacity and resilience are key qualities allied to an innovative streak that helps identify and seize income opportunities. Knowledge and/or experience of the public sector and its key agencies and influencers in the political landscapes in Scotland is important.

This is an exciting and incredibly varied and rewarding role.

We are looking for someone who can maintain and develop partnerships with the public sector in Scotland and apply an innovative mind-set to securing public sector income. You will be an excellent relationship manager and have experience of managing outcome orientated partnerships.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this role please call Finlay Laverty on: 07557532399

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

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Top job! Senior Head of Partnerships - Government

  • Full time
  • up to £50,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th November 2018

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people across the UK, through a range of proven programmes, with three in four young people achieving a positive outcome.

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us. Further details of our work can be found at princes-trust.org.uk

Following the retirement of our Senior Head of Government partnerships, we are recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced leader. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager to lead a team of 12 across Scotland. The post holder will also be a member of the Scotland leadership team and UK Fundraising Leadership Group, reporting to Scotland Director Kate Still and UK Director of partnerships - corporate and government, Ben Marson.

The post holder will have direct responsibility for the development of a multi-disciplined staff team, volunteers and building a network of partners and opportunities that is responsive to the needs of young people in Scotland. Along with excellent planning and organisational skills, we are seeking an inspiring leader that is an effective communicator and confident decision maker.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

* Leading the Trust's GBP 4m target income generation from the public sector in Scotland

* Supporting Scotland's Operational Director and colleagues in their delivery of services to young people

* Supporting the private sector fundraisers to maximise fundraising opportunities.

* Leading the Trust's work in securing a young people stake in the policy priorities within Scottish Government

* To ensure adherence to Prince's Trust Governance regulations.

We are specifically looking for candidates with a track record in business development, senior relationship management and policy development.

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

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Volunteering

Progression Mentor

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Youth Work

2nd August 2018

For The Prince's Trust mentoring is "The provision of personal support, assistance, encouragement and inspiration to young people during and following our programmes, particularly at a time of transition and typically over a sustained period of time." Progression Mentors provi… Read more

LLN Specialist Support Assistant

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Tutoring / Supporting Learners

8th September 2017

This role will involve: Helping young people with literacy, language and numeracy activities that occur naturally within our programmes. E.g. helping a young person write a CV during an employability workshop. Cascading best practice strategies and resources to other volunt… Read more

Business Mentor

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Miscellaneous

6th January 2016

The Explore Enterprise Programme is a 4 day workshop which offers support to unemployed 18 to 30-year-olds who are in the early stages of setting up a business. This programme will help to establish if business ideas are viable and whether self employment is the right step. … Read more