This role is 3 days per week and the salary is £20,000 to £23,000 pro-rata.
Working with the project delivery manager you will have:-
The ability to talk to a range of people, including presenting to groups. Exceptionally strong administration skills including reporting and monitoring finances. A passion for working with volunteers and sharing stories across communities, using an array of communication platforms, including social media. Strong writing skills to create web, social media and internal content. Experience of planning, organising and evaluating local events, ideally within the heritage sector or the local community. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is proactive and results driven, who will learn quickly and become a key team player in the delivery of the project.
This is your chance to join an amazing local charity that is committed to safeguarding the Severn Valley Railway for future generations whilst further developing your skills.
To support the project delivery manager to deliver both the restoration and the educational elements of the Falling Sands Viaduct; a project, including this role, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Duties and Responsibilities Assist in organising the ‘reopening’ events programme with the operation team at the SVR, including the events coordinator Liaise and support volunteers. Assist the project delivery manager in developing relationships with external partners and stakeholders to improve community engagement in the project and organise events. Provide strong administration and co-ordination skills to monitor and report on activity. Raise awareness of the project, writing strong and engaging copy to inform all stakeholders and using all communication platforms to share the news. Keep donors updated on the progress on the project. Undertake monitoring, reporting and administrative role maintaining good records of activity and interpretation progress against the agreed HLF action plan and budget
Report to the Falling Sands project delivery manager. Provide timely information on progress, assisting in completing Heritage Fund progress reports. Perform within targets and timescales. Engage with staff to maximise the publicity and engagement of the project. Ensure that the capturing of any data meets the requirement of the General Data Protection Regulations (2018). Follow the Trusts safeguarding policy and report any concerns in accordance with the safeguarding procedures. Actively participate in supervision and appraisal sessions, identifying your own learning and development needs and participating in learning activities relevant to the Trusts commitment to providing high quality services. Work at all times with due regard to the policies and procedures of the Trust, including financial regulations. Carry out other tasks as reasonably required by the Director of Development.
Qualifications, knowledge and experience required
Exceptionally strong administration skills (essential) Trained and experienced in the use of MS Office software (essential) Experience in planning and organising events (desirable) Experience of motivating and managing volunteers and/or working with a range of people Understanding of using social media in a work capacity. Experience in presenting to different audiences (desirable) Experience of working or volunteering for a heritage organisation (desirable not essential) Knowledge of GDPR regulations – or a willingness to learn to a high standard.
We will offer Free parking. Subsidised meals. Flexible working hours.
As a volunteering organisation, we ask staff to volunteer 5 days per year during our busy season.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.