We are looking for two new people to join our team and support our ambitious vision for the charity and the city.


About Young Manchester


For centuries Manchester has led the way as a city of innovators and leaders. It is a city full of diversity, energy and determination with a growing and youthful population.

With world class sporting, educational, leisure and cultural facilities, Manchester leads the way. But it is our children and young people who hold the key to growing that great tradition of enterprise and innovation.

Manchester is booming and yet 1 in 3 children live in poverty and austerity measures have impacted heavily on Youth and Play provision across the city. Young Manchester is a vibrant charity committed to creating outstanding opportunities for all children and young people, where they are safe, happy, healthy and able to reach their full potential and benefit from the city’s economic growth.


What we’re looking for 


We are looking for two new members of the team:


Head of Development and Partnerships:


  • Leading our partnership work and supporting our engagement with partners and supporters locally and nationally
  • Salary: £36,000
  • Contract: 6 months fixed term (with potential for extension)
  • Hours: 35 hours per week


Administration Officer


  • Supporting our systems and processes and ensuring we deliver effectively across all our work
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Contract: 6 months fixed term (with potential for extension)
  • Hours: 21 – 35 hours per week


We are looking for people who are passionate about the children and young people of Manchester and the amazing charities which support and work with them.



How to apply (for either role)


  • Send through an up-to-date CV
  • Submit a supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) providing evidence of your suitability against the job description and explaining why you are interested in the position
  • Complete and return an equality and diversity monitoring form
  • Let us know how you heard about this vacancy
  • Email your CV and supporting statement to by midnight on Monday 1st November (for either role).
  • If you’d like to have an informal chat about either role please contact Justin by emailing


Equal Opportunities


Young Manchester is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities and will respond positively to meet individual needs throughout the recruitment process. Once in post, we will ensure that any appropriate reasonable adjustments to our workplace are made, in order to support colleagues with any form of disability.


Safeguarding statement


Young Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts undergo a safer recruitment process, including but not limited to, disclosure of criminal records, uptake of references and eligibility to work in the UK.