2022 marked the 50th anniversary of Pride in the UK which was an historic milestone; it's now an exciting time to join Pride in London as a volunteer as we build for the future!
Pride in London has a renewed sense of purpose to highlight the challenges still facing the LGBT+ community today despite progress. We are run by a group of volunteers who are passionate about equality and diversity and are drawn from all walks of life. Pride aims to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow all of our community to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing.
Around 150 people volunteer year-round to help us deliver what has become a world-class Pride. It is our intention for Pride in London to best represent all parts of our community.
We continue to actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, particularly women, people of colour and those from the trans and non-binary communities.
We are looking for a Deputy Director - Training to support the Director of People & Training in managing all core team and on the day volunteer training.
Here’s what you’ll get up to:
- Determining and assessing the organisation’s training and volunteers development needs.
- Creating training materials and programmes to address specific organisational objectives.
- Monitoring and assessing the effectiveness and success of training programmes.
- Managing volunteer enrolment for induction, training, schedule training sessions and organising the resources to facilitate training programmes
- Collaboration with other Deputy Directors and advice on specific team training requirements.
- Manage, empower and inspire a team of training managers
This is a hands-on senior role within the People & Training Team
What you’ll bring to the role
You will have a proven track record as a trainer, delivering presentations, be adept at producing your own PowerPoint or similar presentations.
Enthusiastic and dynamic approach with the personal confidence and vision required to help us build and grow Pride in London.
A proven ability to work to tight deadlines, with attention to detail under pressure on multiple projects at once.
Excellent time management and organisational skills with experience of reporting on activity.
Ability to prioritise, plan and organise workload often with conflicting time constraints.
A genuine commitment to LGBT+ issues, equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion.
And that little bit more
Collaborative and confident leader, with a proven track record in motivating and developing teams to deliver a high level of performance.
Sets high standards of self and others; proactive approach to opportunities.
Excellent organisational and analytical skills.
A flexible, resilient approach to work, able to work independently and as part of a team and adapt to changing circumstances as needed.
Diversity & Inclusion
Our volunteer team is more than amazing – they inspire great ideas, generate needed sponsorship, drive forward our operational plans and help make Pride in London a fantastic place to volunteer and work.
We endeavour to attract and recruit a diverse mix of employees and volunteers who are representative of the diversity in our LGBT+ communities which gives us a great opportunity to have access to a broad range of ideas and allows us to to deliver an inclusive event that you expect from Pride in London. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, particularly women, people of colour and those from the trans and non-binary communities.