NCS Events Coordinator

Recruiter
Personal Best Education
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£22,220 - £24,240 dependent on experience
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Salary £22,220 - £24,240 dependent on experience

The Opportunity

For this exciting role we are looking for two proven and highly motivated Events Co-ordinator’s to plan, coordinate and deliver a range of events to schools and other group settings, to positively promote the scheme to young people across Hampshire and increase sign ups to the NCS autumn, spring and summer programmes.

Our Team

Personal Best Education (Mountbatten School Services Ltd) is an inspirational and dynamic company, with no two days the same. We are a forward thinking business providing a range of services to educational facilities and young people. We are Hampshire’s largest provider of National Citizen’s Service (NCS), a Government backed initiative for 16 and 17 year olds, and we are the current providers for Bikeability across Hampshire schools. We also, in partnership with 3 local clubs, run a Football Development Centre and provide and deliver curriculum support in Hampshire schools.

For more information on our provision, including NCS, please visit: http://www.pb-education.co.uk/what-we-do/

The Role

Working closely with the marketing coordinator and the school liaison coordinator you will:

In terms of reporting and data management you will be expected to:

As part of the sales and recruitment team you will:

At PBEd we like to think of ourselves as a team that all works together to achieve our goals, so during key delivery periods you may be asked to support with:

To fulfil this role, you will have the following attributes and qualifications:

Although this is a demanding role, you are compensated not only by the exciting package offered, including childcare vouchers, company pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance, but with the satisfaction of working with and helping the young people of Hampshire to change their lives.

Interviews are preliminarily scheduled for the week of 30th October 2017. This is subject to change. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Closing Date Friday 20th October 2017

Contract Fixed Term to 31st December 2018 with an option to extend to 31st December 2021

  • Build a profile of young people in each school or group
  • Plan appropriate events to each school in our area
  • Develop a range of engagement activities designed to reach the widest audience and promote the NCS program to young people.
  • Liaise with other staff to ensure all events are appropriately represented.
  • Deliver a range of activities in Schools and to groups. This will include:
    • Assemblies
    • Tutor group lessons
    • Lunchtime stands
    • Curriculum lessons
    • Parents evenings
    • Information evenings
    • Informal chats
    • Keep warm events
    • Develop and maintain our system with the attendance and quality assurance of all events
    • Create reports that show the effectiveness of each event and type of event
    • Be the first port of call for all young person enquiries
    • Talk young people through the programme, working through any fears or barriers and encouraging them to sign-up
    • Liaise with parents to encourage sign-ups and allaying any fears or barriers
    • Attend events to represent NCS/PBED
    • Respond to your expression of interest (EOI’s) on a rota system.
    • Working with our customers and suppliers to ensure the requirements of the NCS programme are fulfilled.
    • Overseeing teams of leaders
    • Taking on role of residential pastoral lead OR senior leader
    • Delivering regular team meetings
    • Managing the logistics of the residential site, hubsites or groups
    • Be first point of call for site or wave related enquiries
    • Meet regularly with site owners to ensure compliance with site rules
    • Support delivery of other aspects of NCS including social action and associated follow up with young people
    • Ensure all groups are complying with PBED policies and legal requirements (including writing and following risk assessments)
    • Be educated to degree level or hold a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field
    • Outstanding communication skills at all levels
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Knowledge or experience of working on NCS or comparable programmes
    • Experience of communicating and building positive relationships with young people
    • Working to difficult targets and tight timeframes
    • Ability to manage own workload and time
    • Knowledge of the youth services sector
    • Experience of working within education; particularly SEN, PRU’s and the independent sector
    • Experience of selling a service to young people
    • Be an outstanding communicator, able to adapt to a wide range of audiences from Headteachers and company directors through to young people
    • Be willing to work collaboratively and flexibly within the whole PBED team
    • Be prepared to work unsociable hours including evenings, weekends and during school holiday periods
    • Hold a full clean driving licence and have your own transport