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Year Here

Year Here

Year Here

Year Here is where brilliant grads get serious about making society better.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
25 Apr 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:

We are offering a starting salary of £30,000 plus:
  • An initial equity stake to be negotiated.
  • A chance to be considered for a company director position after 3 months with us.
  • Plenty of learning and development opportunities – in all shapes and sizes.
  • A chance to shape a creative, learning-oriented and fun team.
  • Bright, fun offices in central London alongside other social and technology ventures at Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation.

Employer tags:
Industry:
Education
Esc Factor:
Exotic
Entrepreneurial
Social Impact
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Creative Director

Are you a super-smart and creative rising star? Join us in designing inventive and compelling programming and communications for this cutting-edge social start-up.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:

We are offering a starting salary of £30,000 plus:
  • An initial equity stake to be negotiated.
  • A chance to be considered for a company director position after 3 months with us.
  • Plenty of learning and development opportunities – in all shapes and sizes.
  • A chance to shape a creative, learning-oriented and fun team.
  • Bright, fun offices in central London alongside other social and technology ventures at Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation.

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Who we are

We believe that you don’t have to go half way round the world for experiences that thrill you, challenge you and shake up your worldview. That’s why we’ve launched a very different kind of gap year.

In a few busy months, we’ve got some incredible partners together – like Teach First, Citizens UK and Centrepoint, won awards, launched our first graduate fellowship programme and got great publicity in the Evening Standard, on BBC London and in The Guardian.

We’re a small and committed team of four who care deeply about being really effective professionals, learning with restless vigour and having fun along the way.

THE ROLE

We’re looking for a self-starter who will flourish in a startup leadership role. As Creative Director, you’ll take responsibility for Year Here’s voice, outreach and much of its programming. With the support of our Development Officer, you’ll get out to schools across London to recruit the most ambitious and skilled 18-year-olds. You will also work closely with the CEO to craft events and learning experiences to inspire and challenge Year Here ‘fellows’.

Responsibilities

Some of the big challenges that we’d like you to take on are:

Communications – developing a bold, smart voice for Year Here and creating inventive marketing products and events on a tiny budget to spread the word.

Recruitment – launching a nationwide search for the highest-potential 18 year olds – and hooking them in with compelling marketing campaigns and innovative, immersive events.

Training – getting your hands dirty in facilitating the Year Here programme – ensuring that fellows’ experiences are truly transformative.

Strategy – working closely with the CEO to develop smart strategic plans for all aspects of Year Here’s business.


Requirements

Exceptional communication skills. Interpersonally, you’ll be charming, persuasive and a great listener – helping you build partnerships and develop young people’s potential.

Entrepreneurialism. You’ll be used to achieving a lot with a little. You might have set something up in the past or you’re planning to in the future.

You’ll have a toolbox of creative skills – like graphic design or filmmaking – and the can-do approach to develop ingenious communications and learning experiences on a small budget.

A great head for strategy, coupled with a sharp eye for the detail: you’ll be extremely organised and analytical.

Connected. You’re well connected in your own industry and others, naturally building a powerful network of peers and mentors.


Nice to haves

Familiarity with social innovation and the UK social sector.

A passion for young people and serious social impact.




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