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North West Community Manager

Location: Based at Manchester Office with some travel required

Hours: 40 per week

Salary: 24,000 - 26,000

Job Description:

THE ROLE

Key elements of the role will encompass:

  • Developing and leading both existing Working Groups, and new Working Groups across the North West.
  • Coordinating seasonal campaigns in accordance with MEND’s national strategy.
  • Developing relationships and partnering with leading Muslim institutions and individuals in the region.
  • Delivering MEND’s national campaigns at a local level and maximising participation.
  • Working with local Muslim community institutions and groups to drive MEND’s ethos on media and political participation.
  • Managing MEND’s media and political education outreach programmes within local communities.
  • Presenting MEND’s key messages on various platforms from small community gatherings to large public events.
  • Working closely with the national Head of Community Development and Engagement

THE CANDIDATE

Essential skills and knowledge:

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Dynamism and ability to motivate team members.
  • Ability to work hard with minimal support.
  • Experience of working within the Muslim community in the UK.
  • Understanding of Muslim culture in the UK.
  • Experience of planning and delivering events
  • Be expected to travel across the North West on a regular basis (and to London on an occasional basis) and thus a clean driving licence would be preferred.
  • Share a deep passion for the objectives of MEND.

THE PROCESS

To apply (or for more information), please:

  • email ‘naeem.ibnfarooq@mend.org.uk’ with the subject as ‘Job Application – North West Community Manager’.
  • attach your CV and cover letter stating why you are suitable for the role.
  • submit your application in Microsoft Word format and annonymise your cover letter as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure unbiased shortlisting for interview.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st October 2018 (midnight)

We regret, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Job Description – North West Community Manager

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