Members of the British Council’s Global Social Enterprise team and partner organisations at a Social Enterprise Week event at the House of Commons featuring Prof Muhammad Yunus 

The British Council is inviting applications for the new post of Senior Adviser Social Enterprise.

Working as part of a committed, accomplished and supportive team, the Senior Adviser will help to deliver our expanding Global Social Enterprise programme in collaboration with leading organisations in the sector.

She or he will provide professional expertise and access to extensive external networks to support the effective development and delivery of the British Council’s 24-country Global Social Enterprise programme.

This will entail leading a strategy to increase the capacity and capability of the British Council to respond to client funded bids and partnership opportunities in the UK and overseas.

This position will provide the selected applicant with an exciting opportunity to join a global team and make significant contributions to the British Council’s vision and strategy for social enterprise at a time when social enterprise is increasingly seen as a powerful tool to achieve fairer, more inclusive and sustainable societies; the British Council’s role in the growing global movement is recognised and valued; the prospects to form new partnerships and enter new markets are more promising than ever.

This is a senior management position which can be based in any of our UK offices (London, Manchester, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast) and it is open to applicants with the eligibility to work in the UK. The British Council will not be able to assist non EU nationals obtaining a work permit.

  • The application deadline is on 15 May 2015, 23:59 UK time
  • Interviews will be held during June/July.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

For further information and to apply, please visit the Senior Adviser Social Enterprise page on our Jobs site

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