School Enagagement

Children and young people | Youth | Environment and animals

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Location: Trident Business Centre, Tooting, London, SW17 9SH (see map)

Travel: Tooting Broadway station. Broadwater Road bus stop.

Start date: 13/02/2020 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Getting the general details for specific secondary schools (e.g. name, website, type of school, number of students), and adding to our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool. Identifying the right people in schools who we should communicate with about SwopItUp
  • Sending emails to the target schools with initial information, then following up the schools through a blend of telephone calls and emails. Recording the details in the CRM.
  • Supporting the committed schools with onboarding (provision of documents/materials/information) - telephone/email based.
  • Following up the schools to help check that they have everything that they need to run SwopItUp.
  • Support with improving the systems needed to make this part of super efficient (generally through experiential feedback)

What impact will this have?

  • SwopItUp represents real environmental action for teenagers, keeping clothing in use for longer, and developing environmental leaders of the future.
  • SwopItUp provides teenagers with a tool take impactful action on climate change, and introduces a shift for Gen Z towards slow fashion based consumption habits.
  • SwopItUp supports young people with personal environmental action and education, and further upskills across geography, business, entrepreneurship, textiles, design, media, leadership, presentation, photography, technology, maths & English.
  • You'll get the word out about SwopItUp
  • You'll make sure that quickly we get as many schools on board as possible, maximising SwopItUp's impact

When are you needed?

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What else do I need to know?

  • This is a high priority activity for Feb - April 2020 to get as many schools on board to run SwopItUp during their Spring/Summer terms

Expenses

  • This role is expected to be based remotely. However we will be able to cover any travel expenses incurred, for example, for training.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Charity
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Leadership
  • Practical
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Technology
  • Great at dealing with people at all levels. Able to use computer packages (e.g. GMail, Word, Excel)
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Negotiating
  • Leadership
  • Professional
  • Administration

Training

  • We will provide you with the training needed to carry out this role. This will be a mix of technical and knowledge based training.

Location

Trident Business Centre, Tooting, London, SW17 9SH

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