Jobs & volunteering

When we are recruiting for staff or volunteers we post details in this part of the website.

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Jobs at SSE

Working at SSE is engaging, exciting and demanding. If you are someone who enjoys creating solutions and contributing ideas you’ll enjoy how we work. SSE aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s’ differences and encourages individuals to develop and maximise their true potential. Our aim is that the workforce and student intake will be truly representative of all sections of society.

We are currently recruiting for an Adminstration & Project Co-ordinator in Corwall and a Communications Manager and a Network Manager in London

You can also volunteer with SSE.

Administration & Project Co-ordinator – SSE Cornwall (St Austell)

£19,500 FTC until Nov 2018

We are recruiting an Administrator & Project Co-ordinator to provide general administrative support to our growing SSE Cornwall team including office and building management, event management and PA support to our CEO.

You will also provide support to the  Learning Manager and Finance & Contracts Manager around the delivery of SSE’s learning and business support programmes.

This role is designed for someone who has previous experience as an administrator, who is a perpetual plate spinner and who manages their time with precision.

Please click below to get the application pack for further details on the role and how to apply. Deadline: Tuesday 24th May

Administrator & Project Coordinator application pack

Communications Manager – SSE Central (London)

£34,776 – £35,543 + 5% pension – depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Communications Manager to raise the profile and brand awareness of SSE and to engage a variety of audiences. This role oversees PR and Communications for SSE’s student recruitment, fundraising and public affairs activities, promoting SSE across multimedia platforms and generating media coverage and publicity related to the activities of SSE.

The role requires an interest in and understanding of the needs and interests of social entrepreneurs, funders and other stakeholders and a proactive and creative approach to engaging and exciting new audiences. The Communications Manager will be a team player, able to manage a busy and varied workload, work to specific goals and to generate new ideas and opportunities.

This role is designed for someone who enjoys working pro-actively and collaboratively, who has a proven track record in PR and communications, who understands the charity and social enterprise context, and who is motivated by wanting to engage new audiences in creating opportunities and reducing inequalities in society.

Please click below to get the application pack for further details on the role and how to apply. Deadline: Wednesday 11/05/16

Communications Manager application pack

Network Manager – SSE Central (London)

£34,776 – £35,543 + 5% pension – depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Network Manager to manage and develop SSE’s social franchise network. The Network Manager will be the first point of contact for the CEOs and Board members of network schools, advising and supporting them to overcome challenges, and identify opportunities to enhance their sustainability and growth.

The role requires an interest in and understanding of the needs of social entrepreneurs, funders and the social enterprise support system. The Network Manager will be a team player, able to manage a busy and varied workload, to work proactively and collaboratively to achieve key goals and to generate new ideas and opportunities.

This role is designed for someone who has a proven track record in relationship management and a good understanding of fundraising for small organisations, who understands the charity and social enterprise context, and who is motivated by the idea of developing a vibrant and sustainable learning and support system for social entrepreneurs.

For details on how to apply please download the job specification by clicking the blue button below.

Network Manager application pack

Volunteering with SSE

If you are interested in volunteering your time to support SSE please fill in this short form and one of the team will be in touch to discuss upcoming opportunities:

Register your interest in volunteering with SSE

  • Please let us know how you heard about us and why you'd like to get involved.
  • We understand that people are busy. If you can give us a rough estimate of how much time you can spare it will really help us to determine whether we have any suitable opportunities available.
  • Help us understand what skills and work/ life experience you have that could be helpful to our charity or the social entrepreneurs we support.
    Please give us an idea of what type of volunteering you'd be interested in.