Community Engagement Manager Vacancy

VACANCY | Community Engagement Manager

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Position: Community Engagement Manager
Abingdon, OX14 1SG (with travel across Berkshire & Buckinghamshire required)
£30,000 – £36,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)
Full-Time - 35 hours per working week

The Opportunity

Berks & Bucks FA prides itself on being an organisation run by good people and believes that EVERYONE should have access to Football regardless of background and/or ability.

As such, we’re looking for a COMMUNITY ENGAGMENT MANAGER to inspire and develop participation in communities who face barriers to participation to showcase the value sport can have to tackle societal concerns across Berkshire & Buckinghamshire.

The post requires creativity, determination, and dedication; our ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of community organisations, working with charities and community groups, an outstanding knowledge and appreciation for under-represented communities in sport and the ability to influence at the highest level.

Main responsibilities:

• To plan and manage activities and interventions encouraging participation from diverse communities
• To work with key partners to use sport to tackle inequalities & societal concerns
• To work with the CEO to embed inclusion into the everyday operations and culture
• To develop and implement a Community Engagement strategy for the organisation.
• To showcase the power football can have in developing people and communities.

Who we’re looking for:

• A genuine, reliable person who works relentlessly to overcome obstacles.
• A forward thinking, curious individual willing to take informed risks.
• Strong inter-personal skills to influence collaboration and outcomes
• Outstanding commitment and knowledge to inclusion, equality and diversity
• Strong project management skills
• Knowledge and experience of working with community organisations/charities.

You’ll really impress us if:

• You have a track record of working strategically across different organisations
• You have experience of writing and influencing successful funding bids
• Experience of working with and in diverse communities.

What you’ll get:

• The organisation’s commitment to your training and development
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• A forward-thinking employer with people at the heart of decisions 25 annual leave + bank holidays
• Hybrid working & family friendly policies

Application process:

If you are interested in the role, please contact Liz Verrall, Chief Executive Officer on 07471 504587 or email, to arrange a date/time for an informal confidential conversation and/or an application pack.

Alternatively, please send your CV and completed application form to Liz Verrall via email.

Application Form

Closing date & Interviews:

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st October. Interviews will be arranged for week commencing 7th November.

Application Documents 

Job Advert
Anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Other information:

Berks & Bucks FA are an equal opportunities employee and welcome applicants from all communities. Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will need to undertake a FA enhanced DBS check before commencement of employment.

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