We’re recruiting!

The Community Plan for Holloway is recruiting for a new part-time Community Organiser to develop our communications and work as part of a team to get the best from the redevelopment of Holloway Prison for the local community.  

Deadline for applications 11.30pm Sunday 21st August 2022. Interviews will take place shortly after. To start ASAP.

Please send your CV with a letter of introduction telling us why you’re the right person for the post (no more than 2 sides of A4) to Melissa at Engage.plan4holloway@gmail.com.

Job Title: Community Organiser – Communications Lead

Salary: £32,506.60 equivalent – pro rata to £16,253.30 per year, for 17.5 hours a week (some flexibility here if needed). Paid via PAYE. Plus pension and paid holidays (national average, pro rata).

Period: Two years of employment in the first instance, subject to funding. There will be a 2 month probation period, with regular support and reviews.

Hours: 17.5 per week. To be worked flexibly, but evening and some weekend working will be required, for example to support internal governance or 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.

Key tasks, for which relevant skills and experience are welcome:

Communications: You will lead on both internal and external communications, ensuring that internal and external audiences are kept up to date with and engaged in CP4H activities.

Community Organisation: You will be working with community groups and reaching people whose voices are least heard, bringing in people who are not already involved. Some evening and some weekend working will be required, for example to support internal governance or meetings.

Job description

Communications, including regular e-bulletins, social media, updating our website and engaging with local and national media to enhance CP4H’s voice

Meeting local groups, door to door canvassing, running info stalls and other forms of outreach to reach diverse groups of people

Working with the CP4H board to maximise creative opportunities for community engagement

Supporting volunteer meetings – including scheduling, taking minutes, tracking tasks, writing copy, research and correspondence

Organising events, including local public meetings and workshops

Maintaining databases and data entry

Maintaining records, including expenses

Other reasonable activities as needed to ensure the local community are involved meaningfully in the redevelopment of the Holloway Prison site.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable competency in the use of digital communication e.g. Microsoft Office, web platforms and social media.

They will be able to work collaboratively as part of a small team and bring their ideas to the campaign.

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