Here is the job description – please circulate widely.
Application deadline is midnight on Thursday April 30th 2020.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ORGANISER
The Community Plan for Holloway (CP4H) has been awarded a grant, to support its work campaigning for the local community to be at the heart of the redevelopment of the former women’s prison in North London. Check out CP4H here https://plan4holloway.org/ and here https://twitter.com/Plan4Holloway
We are looking for a friendly outgoing person, who can drive forward the Community Plan. You will be a self-starter and have experience in campaigns/charities/NGOs. You will be managed by the Campaign Organiser and answerable to the board of directors.
Role: Community Engagement Organiser
Salary: £15,445 per year, paid via PAYE, for 21 hours a week (some flexibility here if needed). Plus pension and holidays.
Period: One year of employment in the first instance. There will be a 2 month probation period, with regular support and reviews.
Hours: to be worked flexibly, but some evening and weekend working will be required, for example to support internal governance and public meetings.
Location: Office in St George’s Church, N7 0ND, with ability to do some work from home. Attendance at meetings in that locality and occasionally other parts of Central / North London.
**During COVID-19 social distancing you will be exclusively working from home**
Key tasks, for which relevant skills and experience are welcome:
Community Engagement & Outreach: You will be reaching out to and connecting with local people in Islington. Working with community groups and reaching people whose voices are least heard, bringing in people who are not already involved.
**During COVID-19 social distancing Engagement & Outreach will be carried out digitally and by phone.**
- Meeting local groups, door to door canvassing, running info stalls and other forms of outreach.
- Building a network of volunteers as Street and Group Contacts.
- Working with the CP4H board to maximise creative opportunities for community engagement.
- Supporting existing working groups and encouraging the development of new ones – including scheduling, taking minutes, writing copy, research and correspondence.
- Organising events, including local public meetings and workshops.
- Supporting the writing of funding applications to grant bodies (experience in this would be an advantage).
- Working on increasing personal donations from the local community.
- Competency in the use of computers and digital communication e.g. Microsoft Office, web platforms and social media.
- Maintaining databases and data entry.
- Maintaining records, including expenses.
- Support completion of application for charity status.
- Other reasonable activities as needed to ensure the local community are involved meaningfully in the redevelopment of the site.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter that highlights your interest in the position as well as relevant experience and skills, to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is midnight on Thursday April 30th 2020. Applications will then be reviewed and on Monday May 4th it will be announced who has been offered an interview. Interviews will take place on Tuesday May 5th via video call.