Programmes Lead

Peer-learning company seeking a strategic, capable and welcoming Programmes Lead to manage our two key training offers

Location: Remote - UK (you must have the right to work in the UK to apply)

Contract type: Full time, 2 year contract (3 month probation period)

Start date: We are considering candidates who can start this role between 26th September - 18th October 2022.

Recruitment timeline: We’ll be shortlisting people on a rolling basis - we recommend applying early, do not wait for the deadline if possible. We’ll close applications at 9am on 10th August 2022.

Compensation: Likely to be in the range of £30k - £42k - everyone at Huddlecraft is paid according to our pay formula. Work out your potential salary here.

Key essential skills: Project management, facilitation, relationship building, strategic recruitment.


By taking responsibility for two of our key offerings at Huddlecraft, you will take a leading role in delivering our organisational purpose and creating an impact with those we work with.

This role is both strategic and hands-on and will suit someone who can bring a proactive and resourceful attitude alongside a thoughtful and empathetic approach.

Essential skills:

  • Strategic design and planning of programmes, learning journeys or projects;
  • End-to-end project management experience;
  • Experience of recruiting people for programmes, workshops, events or similar - creating a strategy and actioning it;
  • Facilitation: you are a confident facilitator both face-to-face and online;
  • Skilled at building relationships: you thrive when working with diverse groups of people and one-to-one with individuals;
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritise amongst multiple responsibilities;
  • Great communication skills and emotional intelligence;
  • An open, learning mindset;
  • Flexible, resilient and adaptable to new challenges;
  • Familiar with online collaboration tools such as Zoom, Notion, GSuite, MURAL and Slack.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience designing and facilitating using a peer-led approach;
  • Community building experience;
  • Experience developing strategic partnerships;
  • Social media and marketing experience;
  • Coaching skills;
  • Learning design.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for how these core offerings contribute to our North Star, ensuring strategic alignment and continual iteration;
  • Take the lead on our end-to-end user experience for participants of our two key programmes: the Host Fellowship and Huddlecraft 101;
  • Recruit for our two key programmes, with support from the wider team;
  • Manage the Host Fellowship and ensure our Fellows have everything they need to succeed in their ventures - supporting them primarily via Slack, email, calls, updating our Host Guide, creating monthly bulletins;
  • Manage the delivery of Huddlecraft 101, including working with our freelance Collective, to ensure our learners have a great experience;
  • Collaborate with the Design Director and our freelance Collective in designing, facilitating and evaluating training (mostly online);
  • Steward the community of people going through our programmes;
  • Take an active role in co-creating a thriving team culture;
  • Take an active role in ensuring our inclusion, equity and anti-oppression practices are applied across our programmes.

You might thrive in this role if:

  • Our North Star speaks to you, motivates you and gives you hope;
  • You’re a real people person and you embrace the highs and lows that come with people-facing work;
  • You have an open, learning mindset and you’re always looking for ways to develop;
  • You want to join an organisation that will challenge you, where you can grow what you’re capable of and build something meaningful over the longer-term.

If you're thinking of applying:

We encourage everyone who is interested to apply regardless of your background, race, gender, faith or sexual orientation. Take the leap; you never know, you might just be the perfect person - even if you don’t match 100% of the job description!

We commit to communicating and making our hiring decisions as quickly as possible, to respect our candidates’ time and effort. We aim to move successful candidates along the pipeline within 3 weeks from the time of the application.

Please note: you must have the right to work in the UK to work with us.



Ready to apply? Great! 🤩

Go ahead and send both and an email with:

  • A link to your LinkedIn page or website
  • A cover letter (no more than 1 side of A4) telling us:
  • Why you’d like to join us
  • How your skills and experiences meet the role outlined above
  • Confirming if you can start between 26th September - 18th October 2022.
  • Confirming that you have a right to work in the UK.

You may want to read more about us on our website.

What to expect from the application process:

We’ll be reviewing applications for this role on a rolling basis until 9 AM August 10th, so we encourage you to apply early if you can.

After you apply, we’ll invite suitable candidates to a 25 minute initial interview with 3-4 questions to prepare. After this first round, we’ll shortlist candidates and invite them to a longer interview. Longer interviews will take place online on August 16th and 17th.