Operations and People Executive

Key Details

Location: Battersea, London

Level: Executive

Type: Part-Time - Fixed Term Contract until August 12th (4 days per week – 2 days in the office if possible, 2 days work from home)

Salary: £100 per day

Start date: June 6th 2022

Are you bright and good at building relationships with people? Do you have a passion for enabling small businesses to work to the best of their potential? Does the prospect of a pivotal role in a dynamic, young company excite you?

To Apply

For more details on what Role Models currently does please go to our website www.rolemodels.me. Let us know why you’d like to work with us and what you’d bring to the role and our team. Send your CV and covering letter to Rachel at info@rolemodels.me. Deadline for applications: Friday 20th May 2022 (earlier application encouraged). Please note only applications with covering letters will be considered.

About us

Do you have a passion for helping children maximise their potential? Does the prospect of a pivotal role in a dynamic, young company at the cutting edge of developing children’s life skills excite you?

Role Models is an impact driven education provider. We focus on life skills that promote social & emotional wellbeing and dynamic thinking, helping young people to thrive in life; both at home and in their future workplace.

We complement traditional academic education by delivering online & offline courses for 3-13 year olds that develop young peoples’ skills in leadership, confidence, resilience, creative problem solving, collaboration and growth mindset. These skills really impact the everyday lives of the young people we work with.

The Role

This opportunity will suit someone who is a proactive, self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset who thrives on challenge and has a track record of delivering excellent results. You must be an organised, diligent “doer” who has a passion for working with people, an eye for detail and who is constantly looking for solutions. You will need to be able to multi-task and communicate well.


Assessing the company’s staffing needs (our ‘Role Models’) – how many we need and when we need a recruitment drive

Finding websites / groups / schools to post our job descriptions and/or to present at to help recruit more Role Models and volunteers

Recruitment admin, arranging interviews and organising applications received

Overseeing the onboarding process for new role models ensuring they’re clear on our company ethos, processes and excited to start working

Liaising with the Education Team on feedback and support for new & existing role models

Supporting the Operations team with day-to-day management of summer course logistics

Creating a great work ethic within the team

Person Specification

Huge energy and ambition

Excellent communication skills over the phone and in person and your English is close to perfect

Good attention to detail and well organised

A fun and friendly team player

Someone who can be supportive to our Role Models yet also challenge them in a healthy way when needed

A solutions focused approach and a readiness for new ways of doing things to improve existing systems

We pride ourselves on providing a seamless service to our clients. The successful candidate may on occasion need to be accessible remotely outside core hours

Added plus but not a must: digitally savvy

A willingness to battle with the printer if required

The Nitty Gritty

We are looking for someone who can start on June 6th. Our offices are on Stormont Road, Battersea, SW11 5EN. The team work in the office on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and work from home for the rest of the week. Preferably, you would be able to commute to the office on these days but we will consider applicants who cannot.


Flexible Working – 2 days in the office, 2 days work from home

Training in Life Skills - The whole team attend regular training on life skills to help them both in the workplace and in their personal life

Inspiring Children - The satisfaction of knowing that you are having a positive impact on the next generation!