Part time Deputy Strategy Manager (Youth Unit)




£28k - £32k pro rata


Yorkshire/Humber region (remote working)

Job Details

We are proud to be representing the Youth Work Unit Yorkshire & Humber to recruit a part time Deputy Strategy Manager to provide strategic representation of young people across the region and ensure their views are heard and taken seriously. For example, you may be talking to local transport businesses to ensure travel costs are reasonable for young people so that education can be accessed, or talking to local leaders (M.P.s, Police, Councillors etc.) about residential care and health matters affecting young people. The range of areas covered are varied!

As a part time Deputy Strategy Manager your role will involve:

  • Building relationships with youth work providers, commissioners and partnerships via networking meetings etc
  • Understanding the needs of members and wider youth work sectors and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet needs
  • Thinking strategically - see the bigger picture and assist in setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business
  • Seeking out and responding to opportunities for the development of youth work in the region
  • Researching on policy and government papers, translating this is into operational terms for local bodies
  • Preparing and submitting funding applications in conjunction with other members of the team and review trends
  • Have a good understanding of the organisation’s products and services and advise others about them
  • Discuss promotional and communication strategy and activities with the team
  • Deputise for the Strategy Manager where required

To secure this part time Deputy Strategy Manager position you will need as a minimum the below:

  • A passion for young people
  • Understanding of Youth Work and government policy
  • Experience of strategy development
  • Fundraising experience
  • Good IT skills e.g. Office 365
  • Good relationship building and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a small team and organisation
  • Willing to travel within the Yorkshire & Humber region (working some evenings and occasional weekends)
  • Ability to attend the Leeds office ideally once a week

In return this company will offer you:

  • Salary - £28k - £32k pro rata
  • 6 weeks holiday (increasing to 7 weeks after 5 years) plus bank Holidays - pro rata
  • Pension
  • Travel expenses
  • Laptop and mobile phone


  • 20 hours - Flexible hours Mon to Fri including some evening and occasional weekends (these would be booked well in advance)

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