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Community Engagement Officer Sought by ‘Live and Local’

Community Engagement Officer

£24,556 pro rata (Annualised hours 1,274 per year (0.7FTE))

It is an exciting time to work for Live & Local as the company refreshes and reorganises its focus in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering both existing and innovative new strands of work whilst continuing to serve a range of partners, communities and stakeholders.

The Community Engagement Officer will report to the Engagement Manager and work alongside the Audience and the Artist Engagement teams.  The Engagement teams will collaborate across the organisation to drive initiatives and manage relationships across all our stakeholders.

The role is a key element in delivering sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships with communities and audiences through consultation, participation and collaboration. The role will be crucial in aligning the organisation with Arts Council England’s ‘Let’s Create’ strategy and their new investment principles and continuing to meet the needs of our other Local Authority and other funders.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of managing relationships with both professional colleagues and voluntary organisations, proven project management skills and a working knowledge of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the wider West Midlands. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders are required, as is an understanding of the power of arts and culture at both professional and grassroots, community and voluntary level.

This role is offered as annualised hours, remotely based salaried position.

Live & Local is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England

Deadline: Midday on Friday 23rd April 2021

Interviews: Thursday 29th April (Zoom)

Application: Via online application form only. Application pack available for download on our jobs page: www.liveandlocal.org.uk