Communications & Engagement Officer

  • Organisation
    Big Lottery Fund
  • Location
  • Employment Hours
  • Salary
    £24,000 - £26,500
  • Benefits
    + generous benefits (salary will be dependent upon skills and experience)
  • Closing Date
    Sun, 20 May 2018 17:00
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Are you a confident communicator who enjoys working with young people? Do you see the potential in their ideas as well as challenges? Are you passionate about the power of young people to change things for the better?

The Big Lottery are looking for a Communications & Engagement Officer to join them! In this new role you’ll ensure that their Young Start programme:

    • Is led by young people.
    • Uses the strengths of young people.
    • Is always connected to young people.

You will be comfortable speaking to young people and youth organisations, building relationships and forming networks. You will work creatively with young people to involve them in the running of the Young Start programme. Their involvement may include ongoing evaluation, suggestions of programme improvements, co-authoring of annual reports and direct input into funding decisions. You’ll work alongside young people to co-produce and test ideas on how to best involve them in the programme. Evaluation of these ideas is key to the role as is the ability to adapt accordingly.

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