Springboard, a UK-wide charity, is now looking to add to their team a graduate intern to support their programme activities in Scotland.
Location: Glasgow (outside city-centre)
£7.85 per hour. Part-time for 12 weeks
Ideal start: Summer 2015
The purpose of the Springboard Charity is:
• The advancement in life and education of young people under the age of 25 by the provision of advice, training and skills courses.
• To relieve unemployment for public benefit in such ways as may be thought fit, including the provision of assistance to unemployed people seeking employment in hospitality, leisure and tourism.
• The relief of poverty caused by disability, social or economic circumstances, by the provision of advice, training skills courses and support.
Background of the roleThe Springboard Scotland Careers and Education Manager is responsible for developing and delivering the Education and Career strategy in Scotland in line with The Springboard Charity and Springboard UK’s overall strategy, tailored to the needs of the Scottish Education system in line with the recommendations created in the Wood report and the relevant aspects of the Scottish Tourism Skills Strategy. They work closely with Careerscope delivering on all Careers opportunities in schools, colleges and universities across the whole of Scotland and in conjunction with SDS, local authorities, business partners and other bodies.
The intern will help ensure optimum delivery of Springboard’s charitable objects of supporting young, unemployed and disadvantaged groups in Scotland and to ensure delivery of Springboard’s trading subsidiary plans to support the hospitality, leisure, and tourism industry.
The intern’s main tasks will be to support the Careers and Education Manager through
• Supporting at Careers Events
• Visiting Schools
• Attending Schools Careers festivals
• Assisting in the administration for these events
• Assisting in researching for future funding
• Updating current website info and collating case study information
• Increasing online social media activity
• Liaising with businesses and partnering them with local schools
The role will be split part desk part on the move.
The successful intern will have a background or interest in any number of the following areas: teaching, hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors, events, fundraising, training, marketing, business management. You will be personable and good communicator with the ability to speak confidently in public to a wide range of individuals. You should be a highly organised team player who always strives to give their best. You will have strong IT and web skills, be enthusiastic and hardworking.
An interest in the core values of the Springboard Charity would be highly advantageous.
Closing date for applications is 14 July 2015, 5pm.
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. State a. your availability and b. How you meet the requirements of the job specification. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.