Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Programme Coordinator

Nottingham Forest Community Trust



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Aug 5, 2021

Role description

Salary: Circa £25,000 (dependant on skills and experience)

Department: Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Reporting to: Head of Programmes

Employment: Full-time, permanent


Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the Programme Coordinator will be responsible for

inspiring young people from diverse communities across Nottinghamshire to embrace

technology and education. Using the power of football, the Programme Coordinator will excite

and trigger interest in sports and tech, encouraging them to consider rewarding careers in

technology-based jobs through a structured and innovative tech programme in schools.

The Think Big programme is delivered in collaboration with Ideagen – one of the world’s

fastest growing tech companies with headquarters in Nottingham.

Key tasks and responsibilities

1. Design and deliver innovative and creative virtual and face-to-face workshops in

school and community settings across Nottinghamshire promoting tech in sport.

2. Develop and manage relationships with school leads, partners and key stakeholders.

3. Manage and communicate with corporate and guest volunteers.

4. Create a bespoke curriculum for football specific tech roles and deliver workshops to

young people on matchdays at The City Ground.

5. Produce monthly reports on the programme’s impact and achievements, tracking all

achievements and target outcomes.

6. Act as an advocate for technology and innovative thinking.

7. Develop relationships with partners and stakeholders to increase programme visibility.

8. Working with the Head of Marketing, create a portfolio of accessible media content,

including videos, photographs and case studies.

9. Regularly communicate the programme’s success internally and externally, sharing

good news and practice.

10. Support the Head of Programmes with the collation of data and information relating

to programme impact.

Skills, knowledge and experience – Essential

1. Confident, dynamic and engaging personality.

2. Proven experience in a project management role, ideally in a school, community or

partnership setting.

3. Knowledge and interest in tech, sport and wider STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering,

Arts and Maths) subjects.

4. Strong organisation and prioritisation skills.

5. Ability to inspire and motivate young people.

6. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

7. Experience of designing and implementing schemes of work.

8. Confident at presenting to large audiences in school and community settings.

9. Technology advocate with a passion for innovation.

10. Strong communicator with the ability to coordinate and manage multiple priorities.

11. Proactive attitude towards engaging and managing stakeholders.

12. Project management skills, including report writing and evaluation.

13. Be comfortable with change and ambiguity.

14. Ability to work well in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

15. Excellent analytical and presentation skills.

16. Confident at communicating and reporting at senior level.

17. Creative thinker with the ability to bring ideas to life.

18. Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

19. Ability to use initiative and plan own workload.

20. Full, clean UK driving license with access to own vehicle.

Skills, knowledge and experience – Desirable

1. Educated to degree level.

2. Practical knowledge of all relevant social media platforms.

3. Knowledge of website management.

4. Experience of working within a charitable organisation.


1. Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities.

2. Represent Nottingham Forest Community Trust in a professional manner at all times

with respect to attitude, work ethic, appearance, conduct and personal hygiene.

3. Willingness to work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and public


4. Report directly to the Head of Programmes, ultimately responsible to the Chief

Operating Officer.

5. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities that commensurate with the grade of

the post.

Equal Opportunities

Nottingham Forest Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome

applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability,

religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Via CV with a one page covering letter to

Closing Date

6th August 2021