Community Engagement Officer
Salary: £15,309 Part Time – 25 hours per week
Melksham Town Council is seeking to recruit a Community Engagement Officer to drive forward a new Town Team initiative to support voluntary and community groups within the locality, co-ordinating activities and harnessing goodwill that will promote the delivery of the Town Council’s corporate plan.
Responsibilities will include enhancing and co-ordinating local community engagement activities and implementing action plans; cultivating positive relationships with community stakeholders; pro-actively raising awareness of local volunteer activity; identifying support mechanisms to take forward community led initiatives; and developing strong links and networks between community groups, organisations and service users.
The successful applicant will have proven experience within a community engagement environment; be highly IT literate and will possess highly refined communication, organisation and written skills. A full valid driving licence is required for this position.
If you have the initiative and capabilities necessary to fulfil this exciting and challenging role, please request an application pack via email: email@example.com; telephone: 01225 704187, post: Melksham Town Council, Town Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6ES or download the necessary forms below:
Closing date for applications: 30th March 2018
There are also plenty of opportunities to volunteer in the area also. Please visit the Wiltshire Volunteer Centre here.