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The Money Charity is the leading national financial capability charity. We enable people across the UK to stay on top of their money, helping them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We are a friendly, dynamic and supportive team who are all passionate about helping people to manage money well. Come and work with us!

Jobs: We currently have two office-based roles available.

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Job Specification – Young People Programme Manager (Contract)

Position Type - Contract – 12 months (with potential to become permanent)

Location - London, Clapham

Salary and Benefits - £30 -£35,000 dependent on skills and experience. Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 36 days holiday, including bank holidays and 3 further days between Christmas and New Year. Flexible annual leave available. Flexible working hours policy (with company core office hours).

Job Details

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result. Four in ten of us can’t manage our money. 16 million working-age people have less than £300 in savings, and eight million of us are in serious debt[1]. Would you like to join us to help change the current situation and empower people to make the most of their money and use it to help them get what they want out of life?

At The Money Charity, we develop and deliver products and services for young people which provide education, information and advice on money matters. We believe that all young people should have the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to make the most of their money. Our current work with young people includes our face to face Money Workshops, our Student Money Manual and our Teacher Resource Packs (see our website for more details).

This year, we are launching an exciting new 3 year strategy. In the young people space, this will include increasing and broadening our current programme delivery. It will also include piloting workshops in new settings, including prisons and primary schools, and piloting a teacher support programme.

We are looking to recruit a full time fixed term member of staff at our London office who has a passion for education and relevant project management experience. The role will provide a varied and interesting opportunity for growth and development for the successful applicant, as they will gradually take over much of the responsibility for the charity’s young people work. The Money Charity’s Chief Executive is going on maternity leave in May, and our intention is that this role will begin to take on extra responsibilities as a result.

We are looking for somebody with the drive and initiative to take this area of work forward. Their role will be to ensure the continuing and improving quality of our programmes and also project manage our new pilots.

The applicant should be confident managing people. The applicant should have exceptional presentational skills, enjoy speaking to groups and be confident in a classroom environment. They should have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in developing relationships with a range of stakeholders. They should have enthusiasm for helping young people meet their potential as well as the charity’s aims and objectives. The applicant must be able to work under pressure, deliver tasks to an agreed timescale and have the ability to manage their own workload, as well as working as part of a team.

This role will provide an excellent opportunity for the applicant to lead on multiple programmes with a wide and national reach, whilst having the opportunity to input in developing this area of the charity’s work.

Role Description

  • Responsible for managing our network of 12 workshop consultants based across the UK who deliver the charity’s financial education workshops. This will include training them, carrying out their observations and competency assessments, managing their invoices and recruiting additional consultants when required;
  • Managing the piloting of the new projects and programmes;
  • Managing the development, writing, design, printing and distribution of new Teacher Resource Packs;
  • Delivering The Money Charity training and workshops in London and further afield;
  • Managing relationships with relevant stakeholders and partners – including, but not limited to teachers, volunteers, other charity workers and funders;
  • Compiling MI and evaluation information and reports as necessary;
  • Working towards the charities strategic aims;
  • Representing The Money Charity at events and meetings as necessary;
  • Staying informed of new research and policy in the area of financial education and highlighting key developments to other staff members when relevant;
  • Taking responsibility for other relevant pieces of work as appropriate;
  • Participating in the corporate life of The Money Charity;
  • Taking initiative to help the charity expand and develop this area of work.

Applicant Requirements

Essential:

  • People management experience;
  • Project management experience;
  • Experience of working in Education;
  • Excellent  interpersonal, communications and relationship management skills;
  • Excellent presentational skills and an ability to present in a confident and creative manner;
  • Strong writing skills and good attention to detail;
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to manage their own workload effectively and work under pressure;
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks;
  • Ability to be bold, creative and confident with developing  and implementing ideas and strategies;
  • A flexible approach to work, able to respond to additional requirements which may be required;
  • Ability to work with a team;
  • A positive and credible attitude to money/financial capability;
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role;
  • A willingness to travel when necessary.

Desirable:

  • Experience in working with young people/students in a similar way;
  • A good understanding of issues relating to finance/money management;
  • Experience working in financial education/capability;
  • A degree qualification;
  • Passionate about the cause; keen to work with people and empower them to be financially capable.

Closing Date

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will close when the required number of high-quality applications have been received. We are looking to carry out interviews by the end of March.

Application Details

To apply for the role, please email a CV and covering letter (no more than 2 A4 sides) explaining how you are suitable for this role (this should include how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want the role) to jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk.

Due to the high number of expected applicants, we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.

[1] Statistics from The Financial Capability Strategy website – https://www.fincap.org.uk/

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Job Specification – Education Officer (Contract)

Position Type - Contract – 12 months (with potential to become permanent)

Location - London, Clapham

Salary and Benefits - £21 -£23,000 dependent on skills and experience. Additional benefits include 10% non-contributory pension, 36 days holiday, including bank holidays and 3 further days between Christmas and New Year. Flexible annual leave available. Flexible working hours policy (with company core office hours).

Job Details

The Money Charity is the national financial capability charity which helps people across the UK stay on top of their money to help them live happier and more positive lives as a result. Four in ten of us can’t manage our money. 16 million working-age people have less than £300 in savings, and eight million of us are in serious debt[1]. Would you like to join us to help change the current situation and empower people to make the most of their money and use it to help them get what they want out of life?

Each year, we reach around 20,000 young people through the delivery of our Money Workshops in schools and colleges across the UK. Workshops are delivered by both freelance consultants and volunteers from our partner organisations. The workshops are interactive, engaging and relevant, and cover topics including budgeting, saving, borrowing, insurance, uni money and much more. Young People love having the chance to talk about money, ask questions, and think about what they are going to do with theirs!

We are looking to recruit a full-time member of staff at our London office to deliver and carry out day to day management of our Money Workshops in schools, colleges and the community. The applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring The Money Charity’s financial education work is carried out efficiently to the best standards and the role will provide a varied and interesting opportunity for development.

We are looking for somebody with the drive and initiative to take this area of work forward. The applicant should have fantastic presentational skills, enjoy speaking to groups and be confident in a classroom environment. They should have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in developing relationships with a range of stakeholders. They should have enthusiasm for helping young people meet their potential as well as the charity’s aims and objectives. The applicant must be able to work under pressure, deliver tasks to an agreed timescale and have the ability to manage own workload, as well as working as part of a team.

This role will provide an excellent opportunity for the applicant to manage the delivery of workshops with a wide and national reach, whilst having the opportunity to input in developing this area of the charity’s work.

Role Description

  • Responsible for coordinating the charity’s financial education workshops;
  • Delivering The Money Charity training and workshops in London and further afield;
  • Managing relationships with relevant stakeholders and partners – including, but not limited to teachers, volunteers and other charity workers;
  • Promoting and marketing workshops, Teacher Resource Packs and the Student Money Manual to schools and other relevant organisations;
  • Booking and coordinating workshops, which will include liaising with schools, consultants and volunteers on requirements;
  • Managing databases and compiling MI and evaluation information and reports as necessary;
  • Updating and designing workshop content and resources;
  • Designing and writing Teacher Resource Packs;
  • Assisting with piloting the delivery of workshops to new audiences and age groups;
  • Working towards the charities strategic aims;
  • Representing The Money Charity at events and meetings as necessary;
  • Staying informed of new research and policy in the area of financial education and highlighting key developments to other staff members when relevant;
  • Taking responsibility for other relevant pieces of work as appropriate;
  • Participating in the corporate life of The Money Charity;
  • Taking initiative to help the charity expand and develop this area of work.

Applicant Requirements

Essential:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and relationship management skills;
  • Excellent presentational skills and an ability to present in a confident and creative manner;
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to manage their own workload effectively and work under pressure;
  • Able to be self-motivated and take initiative to deliver tasks;
  • Ability to be bold, creative and confident with developing and implementing ideas and strategies;
  • A flexible approach to work, able to respond to additional requirements which may be required;
  • Ability to work with a team;
  • A positive and credible attitude to money/financial capability;
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role;
  • A willingness to travel when necessary.

Desirable:

  • Experience in working with young people/students in a similar way;
  • A good understanding of issues relating to finance/money management;
  • A degree qualification;
  • Passionate about the cause; keen to work with people and empower them to be financially capable.

Closing Date

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will close when the required number of high-quality applications have been received. We are looking to carry out interviews by the end of March.

Application Details

To apply for the role, please email a CV and covering letter (no more than 2 A4 sides) explaining how you are suitable for this role (this should include how you meet the essential & desirable requirements and why you want the role) to jobs@themoneycharity.org.uk.

Due to the high number of expected applicants, we will not be able to contact those who we do not shortlist.

[1] Statistics from The Financial Capability Strategy website – https://www.fincap.org.uk/