Job Title: Community Engagement Lead
Responsible to: Executive Director
Responsible for: no staff responsibility
Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 p.a. pro rata dependent on experience (3 days/0.6 FTE, with scope to increase to 4 days/0.8 FTE)
Term: Two-year fixed term contract, with scope to extend
Deadline for applications: Friday 16th February, 12pm
Margate Creative Land Trust is looking for a tenacious and personable engagement professional to lead on a diverse and collaborative programme of engagement, outreach and support. This is a key role within the charity as we move towards the acquisition and development of our first building. As a new organisation this role also offers the chance to shape the direction of the work and help drive the evolution of the Trust.
The postholder will be responsible for developing and overseeing a programme of community activity, alongside creative capacity building, training and support in response to local needs. The ideal candidate will be determined, confident, and comfortable engaging with a broad range of people, across a variety of initiatives and environments. They will have experience of co-creating projects or programmes with creatives and local communities, and will be adept at identifying local and national partners to collaborate with to deliver initiatives and projects to complement in house capacity.
- Engage and empower the creative sector in Margate to co-design projects and programmes, so that local and creative communities are at the front and centre of our activity
- Raise awareness of, and inspire and encourage local people to engage with the Trust, including those who are not currently active participants in arts and culture
- Research, develop and maintain relationships with a rich network of creative organisations and community groups, to develop our network , including with local schools, colleges, resident groups, culturally diverse groups, faith groups, and business communities
- Develop and deliver creative and community events that support learning, capacity building, and networking
- Collaborate with colleagues to identify and develop opportunities for partnership working, particularly with agencies supporting under represented groups
- Develop a strategy for external commissioning of elements of our engagement programme, to ensure local organisations are given the opportunity to be part of our delivery teams
If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role please email us at the email in the recruitment pack.
Full details on how to apply in the document below. Please return your application with the equal opportunities monitoring form.