About the role

Salary: £41,400 pa | Annual Leave: 39 days | Hours: Full-time 37.5 pw | Term: Ongoing

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual, motivated by making an impact, who shares our values. You will work alongside the Head of Woodrow to deliver on our strategic objectives, taking responsibility for an annual income target of circa £1.3m. You will work with the Heads and Sales Teams at both centres to take forward the development of a new CRM platform, improve our digital marketing and enhance our online presence.

You will bring with you experience in direct sales and new business development. Leveraging your key account management skills, you will lead the Woodrow team in retaining current business year on year and reducing churn. You are adept at cultivating brand awareness, have commercial aptitude, and as such will develop a marketing strategy that underpins and supports your revenue goals. You are a big fan of technology and all things digital and know how to maximize these tools’ capability to support sales and marketing.

You are analytical, enabling you to come up with effective solutions and make good decisions when faced with complex scenarios. You are an effective collaborator, a savvy negotiator, and an excellent communicator who will drive forward our financial objectives and play a key part in the future success of Woodrow High House and Hindleap Warren.

Full details regarding this role and how to apply are in noted in the Job Description & Person Specification below. Please do download and read this carefully to ensure there are no delays in processing your application.

Why work for London Youth at Woodrow High House?

We are a charity that makes a difference to the lives of young people. You will become part of our committed and passionate team of colleagues. Together we deliver London Youth’s mission of supporting and challenging young people to be the best can be.

Here are just a few of the fantastic perks of working for London Youth at Woodrow High House:

  • Generous holiday allowance – 39 days annual leave (including eight bank holidays)

  • Continuous learning opportunities, with financial support towards relevant qualifications and ongoing professional development

  • Individual / team rewards recognising achievement and excellence

  • Free lunch provided whilst at work when our kitchen is serving young people in residence

  • Free tea and coffee

  • Free onsite parking

  • Free access for you and your family to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • Free access to the ‘Headspace’ wellbeing application

  • Healthcare Cashback Plan to help cover your healthcare essentials

  • Generous maternity/ adoptive/ parental/ shared parental leave of up to 13 weeks full pay

  • Two days per year allowance for volunteering with London Youth or another charity

  • Magnificent location on a historic estate, surrounded by nature

  • An outstanding culture and ethos where staff and visitors enjoy, challenge, and achieve

  • Occasional supply of sweet – sometimes savoury – always yummy - treats are guaranteed

  • You will be making a difference to the lives of young people!

Key Information

Salary: £41,400 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Annual Leave: 39 days per annum (31 days, plus 8 bank holidays)

Term: Ongoing

Important dates and how to apply

Read the full Job Description and Person Specification that outlines the expectations of this role in detail. If this sounds like you and you are interested, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria before you apply. Please note that London Youth does not hold a sponsor licence so we are unable to employ someone without permission to work in the UK.


To apply, please submit all of the following documents via email, with the subject line Sales & Marketing Manager Application to woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org :

  • Your comprehensive CV
  • A supporting statement indicating clearly how your experience meets the essential requirements of the role (no more than 2 A4 pages). Please note that applications without a supporting statement indicating how you meet the essential criteria of the Person Specification will not be considered.
  • Completed Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form
  • Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Closing Date: Applications must be received by 9am, Monday the 17th April 2023 at the latest.  We reserve the right to close the application window early if we have a strong shortlist. We would encourage an early application.


Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 24th April 2023. Only candidates that satisfy the criteria will be shortlisted and invited to interview.


If you have any questions regarding the role, please call 01494 433 531 and ask for the Head of Centre at Woodrow, Asti; or email woodrow.recruitment@londonyouth.org



Our commitment to anti-racism

In July 2020, we issued a statement committing to become an anti-racist organisation and to actively tackle racism. Since then, London Youth has worked with our staff and trustees to understand first the issues within our organisation, collaboratively developing a Theory of Change to define our areas of focus, approach and plan of action moving forward. We have a Race Equality Action Stakeholder Group which is chaired by a London Youth member and trustee. Read more about our commitment to anti-racism here.


London Youth embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to the ongoing development of an organisation that values and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills and welcome applications that reflect this.