Data and Engagement Officer
Contract type: full time, permanent
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.
As an organisation we are going through a period of innovation and transformation due in part to COVID-19 but also as we are rolling out a new organisational strategy. Our new strategic objectives create exciting opportunities for us to improve our work with children and families in greatest need.
The Research and Impact team is growing and we are looking for 3 new team members:
• Senior research and impact officer (permanent)
• Senior research and impact officer (fixed term contract – for 12 months initially with potential for extension to a permanent role)
• Data and engagement officer (permanent)
This is a brilliant time to join BookTrust’s innovative and collaborative research and impact team. We are working hard to improve our understanding of and engagement with beneficiaries and partners, to measure the impact of our work and to support evidence-based decision making across the organisation.
Details of how to apply:
The closing date for all these roles is August 15th 2020. However please note that this is a rolling recruitment process and we will be interviewing suitable candidates who apply before this time. We therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
To apply please visit our website and send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter showing how you meet the person specification and your motivations for applying for the role. In your cover letter please also be sure to cover this specific point:
Communicating with different stakeholder groups/audiences is an important part of this new role at BookTrust. In your application please provide examples of different stakeholder groups you have communicated with in a previous role or setting. Please also outline how you tailored your communications for these different groups / audiences.
Your covering letter should not be longer than two sides including your response to these questions.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.