Vacancies at ASDAN

ASDAN is an education charity and awarding organisation. We provide flexible and engaging programmes and qualifications that help young people develop skills for learning, work and life.

Current vacancies

We are looking to recruit for the following vacancies in our Bristol office:

  • Finance and Resources Director
  • Designer
  • Communications and Marketing Assistant

For full details (including role description, person specification and conditions), please download the relevant recruitment bulletin below.

Finance and Resources Director

We are seeking to appoint a Finance and Resources Director to join us as we embark on the next stage of our journey that will see us recognised as a leader in personal, social and work-related learning. Through the development of robust financial and resource planning, the Finance and Resources Director will ensure that ASDAN optimises the effectiveness of its people, information technology systems, estates, and finances. They will play a pivotal role in our longer term financial planning and performance, and appraisal of our investment options, to ensure we secure a sustainable future for our vital work.  

Being a director of ASDAN will require a real commitment to our beliefs, values and principles. In return, you will be joining a team charging themselves with a truly rewarding mission – transforming the life chances of children and young people.

  • This post is based at ASDAN’s Central Office in St George, Bristol
  • Salary: Circa £60,000

For full details including role description, person specification and terms and conditions, please download the Finance and Resources Director recruitment pack.

To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please contact Claire Punter by email clairepunter@asdan.org.uk or phone 0117 954 3980.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter outlining your suitability for the post (you may also attach a CV if you wish) and a completed application form marked 'Private and Confidential' to personnel@asdan.org.uk

Within your application please ensure you outline relevant skills and experience, referring to the person specification as appropriate, and provide a clear outline of why you feel you would be a suitable applicant for the position.

  • Applications close: Friday 6th December 2019, with shortlisting completed by Wednesday 11th December
  • Interview date: Tuesday 7th January 2020 in Bristol

Designer

We are looking to appoint a Designer to the ASDAN Development and Design team, based in our Bristol office.

This is an exciting new position for a creative designer to bring their design skills and expertise to a charity with ambitious plans for the future. We are looking for an experienced and capable individual to produce high quality designs for ASDAN resources, marketing and training materials. The post holder will be required to work within ASDAN’s existing technical brand guidelines to reinforce the strength of our brand, while bringing fresh ideas to new developments. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to further their career working for a successful organisation with strong ethical vision and values.

For full information, please download the Designer recruitment bulletin.

How to apply

Please email a cover letter outlining your suitability for the post (you may also attach a CV if you wish) and a completed application form marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to personnel@asdan.org.uk

Within your application please outline your relevant skills and experience, referring to the person specification and role description as appropriate, and provide a clear outline of why you feel you would be a suitable applicant for the position. Please also include a link to examples of your work or portfolio.

  • Closing date: Thursday 28 November 2019
  • Interviews will be held in Bristol on Thursday 5 December

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jemma Davies: jemmadavies@asdan.org.uk 0117 954 3961

Communications and Marketing Assistant

We are looking to appoint a Communications and Marketing Assistant to the ASDAN Marketing and Communications team, based in our Bristol office.

This is an exciting new position for a motivated and organised individual with excellent communication skills, who wants to work for a charity with ambitious plans for the future. We are looking for someone to support internal and external communications and marketing at ASDAN, and ensure that communications are of a consistently high standard, in line with ASDAN’s vision, values and brand messages. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to further their career working for a successful organisation with strong ethical vision and values.

For full information, please download the Communications and Marketing Assistant recruitment bulletin.

How to apply

Please email a cover letter outlining your suitability for the post (you may also attach a CV if you wish) and a completed application form marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to personnel@asdan.org.uk

Within your application, please outline relevant skills and experience, referring to the person specification as appropriate, and provide a clear outline of why you feel you would be a suitable applicant for the position.

  • Closing date: Friday 29 November
  • Interviews will be held in Bristol on Monday 9 December

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Emma Jones: emmajones@asdan.org.uk 0117 954 3196