1MM Office Manager

The Programme

One Million Mentors, is a project within the charity UpRising Leadership, its mission is to transform the process of mentoring for all in the UK. Our ambition is to train, recruit and connect a million mentors to a million young people in order to increase youth employability, support social action and help break down social barriers.

The impetus for 1MM comes from the recognition that there is significant opportunity to widen the scope of mentoring, increase the provision of mentoring to areas across the UK and generally strengthen the mentoring network by connecting existing organisations through the shared online platform.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced individual who is able to work well managing the multiple responsibilities outlined in the complete job description. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Chief Executive’s diary, organising team travel, overseeing some functions of HR, Health and Safety including safeguarding, data protection, finance support, and where required insurances and banking.

Applicants will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work in a fast moving environment with multiple deadlines. Please note this is a full time role offered on an initial 3-month contract and will be based in Manchester.

Applicants will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work in a fast moving environment with multiple deadlines.

For full information about the role (including complete job description; frequency of work and rate of pay) and what we’d like from you in your application please download our job pack.

Important application details:

 The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Wednesday 28th August 2019.

Interviews are planned to take place on Tuesday 3rd September 2019.  

We will respond to any queries or applications post 19th August, as staff are currently on annual leave.

To Apply: 

1. Please send your Cover Letter and CV to jobs@uprising.org.uk

2. For diversity monitoring, we also request that you fill in our Equal Ops Form.