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Community Manager (Maternity Cover)

At a glance

A New Direction
Employer
£33,770-£40,184 per year
Salary
18/05/2022
Closing date
Fixed term - 12 months
Contract
35 hours per week
Hours

The Good Growth Hub (GGH) brings together people and businesses in east London to offer career opportunities, training, and skills to 18 to 30-year-olds in our community, and fresh new talent to local businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • To create, develop and manage a GGH network building strategy focused on building authentic partnerships with key stakeholders: local employers, community partners and residents. The strategy will focus on developing relationships with these groups, collecting data to support GGH design and delivery and establish a network of key stakeholders committed to the GGH vision and mission.
  • To report on the strategy’s development to key stakeholders including LLDC (London Legacy Development Corporation) and GGH Boards. Develop new and existing relationships with community of referral partners, job centre work coaches, youth sector organisations, local boroughs, charities and networks to explore opportunities for collaboration in the design and delivery of GGH programme and support referrals onto GGH programme activity.
  • Work with local community partners to develop a deeper understanding of skills and employment needs locally to inform and support GGH programming.
  • Work with the Marketing and Engagement Manager to create an outreach plan that targets anchor organisations who we can collaborate with to reach local talent Community Manager, Good Growth Hub (Maternity cover) – Job Description April 2022 3
  • Undertake location-specific community building campaigns for priority east London boroughs (Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest)
  • Work with local partners to develop strong referral networks and partnerships in order to reach local residents interested in GGH offer and support ambitions to reach deeper into local communities.

Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, write and communicate clearly
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a range of different settings and to act as an effective ambassador for the organisation and the GGH programme
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the team and partner
  • Ability to plan and forecast delivery, identify timelines and resources needed for marketing and promotion in liaison with the Marketing & Engagement Manager
  • Ability to work under own initiative, prioritise a range of tasks with minimal supervision whilst communicating clearly what one is working on and how one is progressing
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with and gain trust from young people from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Experience developing network building strategies
  • Experience developing and managing relationships with a wide variety of partners
  • Experience of programme management
  • Experience of curating and facilitating events and workshops with young people aged 18-30, employers and or community partners
  • Experience and knowledge of planning and delivering outreach activities with community partners in east London geo area
  • Experience in recruitment, shortlisting or selection/assessment processes
  • Experience managing personal data in line with GDPR guidelines

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