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Reference: 72025

Date Added: 24 July 2019
Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Job Title: Senior Coordinator

Working For: Soundings

Location: London

Salary: £35,000-£39,000

Job Details

About Soundings

“Better Places through Active Participation”

For over 15 years Soundings has worked with Londoners to shape the capital in meaningful ways, on some of the most significant and challenging sites. We are the acknowledged field leader in public and stakeholder engagement and consultation. (new website currently under construction due for launch September 2019)

Steve McAdam, founding director, speaking at the Centre for London on Building Trust: Strengthening Public Participation in London’s Planning System, said: “The future requires a commitment to co-production and co-design to enable diverse voices and local communities to contribute to shaping their neighbourhoods and delivering equitable developments” July 2019

Recent / current projects include: Canada Water Masterplan, for British Land; Brent Cross South, for Argent, Northfields Alperton Masterplan, for St George (planning award), Marian Gasworks, for St William; Gascoigne Estate, Barking, for Be First; Colchester Borders for Colchester Council, Peninsular Hotel, Hyde Park Corner, for Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Group; Berkeley Square, for Grosvenor; and the Royal Docks Cultural Placemaking Strategy and OAPF for the Royal Docks Team, TfL and the GLA.

We are looking for people with at least two years-experience in public and stakeholder consultation and engagement. Either from the public or private sector and either from large multi-disciplinary organisations or small creative practices. You will have the ability to conceive and deliver engagement plans, manage clients, work as part of a team and deliver quality outputs and reports.

Key Skills Required:

  • Understanding of planning, policy and design context
  • Awareness of political context
  • Understanding of communication strategy
  • Experience delivering promotional and responsive communications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Client liaison and management
  • Event management
  • Record taking and facilitation at events and meetings
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Project administration and budget management

Added Value:

  • Graphic design
  • Socio-economic research
  • Youth engagement
  • Video production

Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by directors
Starting date as soon as possible

Application Details

Please provide a CV with cover letter to:
Kallista Omotosho c/o recruitment@soundingsoffice.com

Website: http://www.soundingsoffice.com/

Additional Notes