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Community Manager - South and West Wales Area 22

Community Manager - South and West Wales Area 22

Posted 23 October by RNLI

Community Manager
South and West Wales

About us

Our vision is to save every one. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.

We’re looking for the best of the best to be part of our RNLI crew in the Wales, West and Isle of Man region. This is an exciting new role that is people focused, making sure our engagement volunteers and supporters feel part of the RNLI family, and are appreciated and supported in everything they do. You will be helping us brave the storm and empowering our volunteers in their engagement activities, from raising money, creating visitor experiences, developing our retail offering as well as looking for new audiences and opportunities. This role covers South and West Wales - from Penarth to Cardigan.

Some of the benefits

- Salary £30,978
- A vehicle will be made available to carry out your duties
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
- Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
- Life assurance
- Health and dental cashplan

Your Role

As a Community Manager you will be responsible for:

- Being connected to the RNLI community in your area and the primary point of contact for all things engagement (fundraising, retail and visitor experience)
- Empowering volunteer engagement crew to do what they do best, engaging the public, sharing our RNLI vision and growing support for our cause
- Supporting volunteer engagement crew to achieve key income, footfall and contact goals and seeking ways to engage new audiences
- Being part of an amazing regional team in Wales, West and the Isle of Man, working collaboratively to shape the future of RNLI engagement and provide an outstanding level of care to staff, volunteers and supporters

About You

You’ll be:

- A people person, that can interact with a wide number of different volunteers, branches, groups, individuals and businesses
- Energetic and motivated, you’ll enjoy inspiring and empowering engagement activity in your area and tackling challenging goals
- Able to work as part of a high performing team, but equally confident working independently, out and about in your area
- Passionate about making a real difference for our volunteers and supporters and growing support for our cause

To be considered as the Community Manager you will need:

- Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- People leadership experience, ideally in leading volunteers in a collaborative environment
- Experience of seeking out and implementing new opportunities for improved performance

Other organisations may call this role Area Manager, Area & Community Manager, Community Lead, Community Officer, Operations Manager, Area & Operations Manager, or Operations Lead.

Please note this role requires a significant level of travel within your area of responsibility, as well as some travel to our Regional Base in St Asaph, our Support Centre in Poole, and other RNLI locations as required.

This post requires a valid driving licence.

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).

We are an equal opportunities employer.

The closing date for applications is the 8th November 2020.

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