Community Engagement Coordinator

Posted 16 days 20 hours ago by Confidential

£25,000 - £30,000 Annual
Not Specified
International development Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description
Here at Human Appeal we have an exciting opportunity for a Community Engagement Coordinator to join our team based in London (although the role will initially be home-based during Covid-19 restrictions). You will join us on a full-time basis as part of an initial 1-year fixed term contract with a view to progressing into a permanent role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25-30k per annum.

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

As Community Engagement Coordinator, the successful candidate will play a critical role in delivering Human Appeal's community engagement strategy, including overseeing the management of local community engagement offices in London and establishing relationships with local community groups in order to generate income and promote Human Appeal within the Islamic community in London. We are ideally looking to appoint somebody immediately to this role.

Benefits of joining us as our Community Engagement Coordinator include:

- 35 days Annual Leave

- Matched pension contribution

- Employee discounts and memberships

- Prayer facilities

- Opportunity to really make a difference!

Key duties and responsibilities of the Community Engagement Coordinator:

- Ensure the day to day staffing and operational running of London's community engagement office

- Plan, deliver and oversee various engaging, grassroots, local community fundraising projects and activities

- Manage and nurture a network of local volunteers in line with HA's volunteering processes and in collaboration with the Volunteers Management team

- Develop and maintain relationships with local schools, colleges, mosques and other community groups with whom we can co-produce projects which interest and involve our donors and volunteers

- Networking with other relevant agencies to ensure that HA is at the forefront of relevant community services locally

- Create reports on engagement activities, including insights that illustrate the business impact of the community and the success of HA's community engagement programme

- To work towards annual, quarterly and monthly income generation targets for the with a view to achieving a year-on-year increase in income generation via community engagement activities in London

- Provide effective training, development and line-management of Community Engagement Officer(s)

What we're looking for in our Community Engagement Coordinator:

- Minimum GCSE C in English and Mathematics. Ideally educated to Degree level, or qualified by experience

- At least 3 years of experience working in a relevant Fundraising, Sales, Networking or Community Engagement role

- At least 3 years of demonstrable experience of achieving income generation targets of £200k

- Demonstrable experience of building a network of working relationships within the local community - either volunteers, school, or religious groups

- Computer literate, particularly in MS Office Suite and Donor Management systems, e.g. Salesforce

- Fluent English is essential. Additional languages, e.g. Arabic, Urdu are desirable

- Passionate and knowledge about the international development sector

This would be an ideal role for an experienced Community Engagement Coordinator looking to make a difference in a rewarding role within the Charity Sector!

We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so for the best chance of success please click 'apply' today to become our Community Engagement Coordinator - we would love to hear from you.

A Little Bit About Human Appeal…

We have a high staff satisfaction rating of 4.5 out of 5 on Glassdoor! Here's why:

What our CEO Says:

"We are faith-based but not faith-specific. We have faith in all of humanity and believe we can achieve great things when we work together. So, come and be part of a dynamic global charity where we celebrate our differences, as well as our common humanity"

Dr Mohamed Ashmawey

What our Staff Say:

"At Human Appeal, each one of us has the opportunity to influence others. If you are prepared to challenge yourself there are no limits, so come and make it happen!"

Simon, Systems and Reporting Manager

"Everyone's friendly and eager to help. We're a small team, but everyone has their own thing about them that makes them unique. Someone teaches me something new every day! Everyone is close and we have lunch together. Being a part of Human Appeal is like a second family!"

Eleanor, Volunteers Assistant

"The reasons I have remained working within the charity sector, and specifically with Human Appeal, is the feeling of contentment. I feel that I am contributing towards a greater cause - I am part of a bigger picture - and I get to meet like-minded people"

Jahed, Business Analyst

What We Have Achieved So Far This Year:

We have provided emergency aid to 10,770 of the most vulnerable people across Yemen

We have supported 1,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

We have provided 300 refugee families in Jordan with essential winter aid

We have helped 36,643 people to have enough food to break their fast during Ramadan

We have collected and distributed 21,124 coats to the homeless in the UKWe have provided 258 families with emergency food packs in Manchester

COME AND JOIN THE FAMILY - click 'apply' today
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