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Reference: 82027

Date Added: 10 January 2022
Closing Date: 30 January 2022

Job Title: Events and Communications Manager

Working For: Common Vision

Location: London

Salary: £26,000-£32,000 depending on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Common Vision is an independent think tank specialising in deliberative dialogue and community listening.

Over the last 7 years, Common Vision has built a strong reputation and enjoyed a growing profile on issues relating to our three strategic programmes:

  • Involving young people in public dialogue and intergenerational policy making
  • Catalysing responsible business action in the transition to environmental, social and economic sustainability
  • Understanding emerging trends in local communities and cultural life

The Events and Communications manager will support engagement, profile building and relationship management across these three areas.

Key responsibilities:

  • Events coordination: Designing and executing a varied schedule of events, leadership activities and development workshops across various projects
  • Communications: Producing engaging and accessible written content, newsletters and social media outputs
  • Network engagement: Coordinating network-building activities in order to grow and maintain active and engaged communities around Common Vision's work
  • Stakeholder engagement: Liaising with participants involved in our research projects, events and other activities, including young leaders, professionals, campaigners, public commentators, Parliamentarians and academics
  • Research and programming: Desk research and market research to inform the programming of events and other community engagement activities
  • Fundraising: Supporting fundraising bids and external engagement with partners, funders and wider stakeholders
  • Project management: General project management and administration

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years experience in a role encompassing the majority of the responsibilities outlined above
  • A keen interest in a wide range of social and political issues, including intergenerational equity, sustainability, arts and culture, and localism
  • A thirst for knowledge and continuous learning, a creative and aspirational mindset and a keen eye for detail
  • Strong professional skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Flexible and part-time arrangements will be considered.

Closing Date: 30 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter, setting out why you want to work for Common Vision and how your experience and personal qualities match the candidate specification, to jobs@covi.org.uk with the job title and 'W4MPjobs' in the email subject line. 

Website: http://covi.org.uk

Additional Notes

17/01/22 - Closing date extended.