Community Engagement Coordinator x 3
1x role in the south of England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the south of England, the London office and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
1x role in the central England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the central England and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
1x role in the north of England
The role will be home-based with extensive travel across the north of England, the Leeds office and regular travel to other regions and BookTrust offices in England.
Contract: 2 years fixed term, extendable for a further year
Salary: £30,000 p.a.
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Working with every local authority and across every region in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and supported by Arts Council funding, we reach over 3 million families a year through schools, health visitors, libraries and other partners. This incredible network helps us to get children excited about reading from an early age. We know that children who read are happier, healthier, more creative and do better at school.
This is an exciting time to join us; Book Trust is investing in the expansion of the Partnership Team that supports our work across England. Building our capacity in all regions of England will offer greater opportunity to work with our partners in a place-based way, working in and with local communities and the children and families most in need of support.
As a Community Engagement Coordinator, you will work within the regional partnerships team to support projects, pilots and pieces of learning to build greater place-based working with the BookTrust partner network.
To apply, you must complete all elements of the process below and submit by the closing date. To find out 'How to Apply', please go to our website. The selection process will take place in June 2022.
- Submit a written answer in no more than 750 words to the question below:
“Can you tell us about a time when you worked to support local communities, tell us what you role was, what was important to ensure a successful outcome and how you used your skills, knowledge and or experience to deliver a successful outcome.
- Please submit your CV, comprising of no more than 2 sides of A4.
- Please submit a covering email stating only the attachment of the documents set out in points 1 and 2 and confirming which role and region you wish to apply for. Lengthy covering emails will be disregarded.
Closing date: Friday, 3rd June, 12pm
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity
We aim to provide an inclusive recruitment process and actively welcome applications from diverse talent pools: BAME candidates, candidates with disabilities and long-term conditions and candidates from underrepresented communities.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and want to ensure we have an accessible application process for all candidates. If you need any reasonable adjustments or would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact our HR team (contact details can be found on our website).
BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The recruitment and selection process reflect our commitment to safeguarding therefore, the suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment, and pre-employment checks.