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Live & Local Ltd

Community Engagement Officer (Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire)
£24,556 pro rata (Annualised hours 1,274 per year (0.7FTE))

It is an exciting time to work for Live & Local as we refresh our focus in response to COVID-19, delivering existing and new strands of work supporting a range of partners, communities and stakeholders.

The role offers autonomy and flexibility; working remotely for a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England of 30 years standing that is a confident and effective broker for a range of arts and community development activities. It is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the local arts sector by enabling high quality arts activities in partnership with local communities, voluntary groups, local authorities and artists.

The Community Engagement Officer reports to the Engagement Manager and works alongside the Audience and Artist Engagement teams. The Engagement teams 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. It will be vital in further aligning us with Arts Council England’s ‘Let’s Create’ strategy and their new investment principles ahead of our next National Portfolio application and continuing to meet the needs of our 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 Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the wider East 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, 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 Tuesday 1st February 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 8th or Wednesday 9th February (tbc) via Zoom
Application: Application pack including link to online application form on the jobs section of our website (If you require an application form in another format, please contact admin@liveandlocal.org.uk)

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