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Community Engagement Officer

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: Up to £24716.00 per annum

Contacts: Caila Cunningham,

Job Ref: BBBH47981

Expiry date: 2023-12-22

Honeycomb has partnered with a charitable organisation in the recruitment of a full time Community Engagement Officer with a starting salary of £24,716. Your Package/Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary £24,716
  • 25 Days holiday plus an extra 1 day per year of employment up to 5 years
  • Plus 11 statutory days per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced terms for expectant parents
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Additional development and training
  • Financial support with professional membership fees
The company: This organisation has the vision to see empowered communities grow from the ground up, they aim to create sustainable happy and healthy places to work, live and play. Established over 30 years ago, they are a charity that are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, filled with life, joy and colour! They do this by helping individuals gain skills, training, and employment, overcoming crippling challenges such as poverty and isolation - what an amazing organisation to be a part of! What would a typical day look like for you? This role is for you if you love interacting with people from various backgrounds and learning abilities. If you hold a strong can-do attitude and are willing to apply yourself to the task at hand you will thrive in this role. Some responsibilities include:
  • Organising events and activities for service users, delivering these efficiently in line with budget and time restrictions
  • Developing and maintain relationships with stakeholders, showing strong communication and networking skills
  • Identifying risks that could hinder the success of a project, ensuring timely reports and financial claim submissions to the project funders are made
  • Reporting regularly to the Operations Manager
  • Ensuring processes are in place and working efficiently, undertaking evaluations to ensure impact from delivery
  • Distribute information internally and externally in line with data protection legislation and policy requirements
  • Promote sustainable funding by communicating positive impacts of projects being held
  • Sharing progress and evaluation reports with key funders
  • Playing an active role in developing the overall work of the organisation, representing at meetings, contributing to the learning of others by sharing good practice and achievements
Person Specification
  • Minimum 1 years' experience in assisting with community development programmes
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Ability to show initiative in prioritising workload while under deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Experience completing tasks within tight timeframes, maintain strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in using IT systems, knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office packages
  • Hold a full driving licence
To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Caila Cunningham (02890131221) at Honeycomb on 028 9620 7050. If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs.
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