Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator
Salary: £30,000 per annum, 35 hours per week
Length of Contract: 12 months, with the possibility of extension
Pension Payment: CommUNITY Barnet will make a pension contribution into a workplace pension scheme
Annual Leave: 28 days per annum, excluding bank holidays
Location: Initially homeworking. Once covid related restrictions are removed, the postholder will be expected to work in Wormholt & White City (Hammersmith & Fulham) for at least 3 days a week.
Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents in 150 areas in the UK to use at least £1m of national lottery money over a 10-year period to make a lasting and measurable difference to their communities.
We are seeking to appoint a Community Engagement Coordinator who will work independently and in partnership, to develop and support opportunities for all members of the W12Together community to engage with Big Local. The ideal candidate will be inspired by enabling local communities to change their area, eager to help marginalised voices have a say in how their community is run, and be ready to communicate this enthusiasm and excitement to others.
As Community Engagement Coordinator, you will take leadership in helping to grow W12Together’s profile, strengthen community engagement and manage our reputation through both internal and external communications. This includes leading on social media and digital engagement. It is expected that you will be skilled at developing engagement strategies and managing community projects.
W12Together is one of 150 Big Local resident-led Partnerships around England that is providing an opportunity for local residents to use the £1m that has been allocated to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their communities. They are a Partnership of local residents, bringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisation who want to make their area an even better place to live.
Big Local is being managed nationally by Local Trust, which is working with £200m from the Big Lottery Fund and a range of partners providing expert advice and support for residents. Find out more about W12Together on our website.
Working under the umbrella of CommUNITY Barnet, the Locally Trusted Organisation, we can offer you training as appropriate to support your own career development.
The job requires the flexibility to meet the requirements of weekend or evening work.
Applications from residents of the W12Together area and Hammersmith & Fulham are strongly encouraged.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates
The closing date for applications is 5pm on 31st May 2021 and interviews will be held week commencing the 7th June. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter clearly explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description.
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