Job Opportunity: Manchester Histories

Community Engagement Manager, Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians project
Part-time Fixed Term (22 months) Contract
Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 20 November

Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians is Manchester Histories’ new Heritage Lottery Fund supported project that aims to work with communities across Greater Manchester building networks, sharing skills, exploring new ways for people to engage with and celebrate the less familiar histories and heritage, and creating new resources to build capacity within the sector.

The successful candidate will be a critical part of the team, joining Manchester Histories’ Chief Executive as the only other non-freelance member of staff, and starting at an exciting time for the charity as take on an increasing role in the development and advocacy for histories and heritage.

The Role will include being the first point of contact for community groups and individuals, as well as providing focused support to six new groups throughout the period of the project working with them to explore their own local histories and identify new sustainable models of working. The Manchester Histories Festival is one of the main delivery elements of the charity, and the community engagement manager will also be responsible for increasing engagement with diverse communities as both participants and audiences.

If you are interested in applying, please download the full Job Description and Person Specification, and send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role to info@manchesterhistories.co.uk

To discuss the role further, please call Claire Turner, Chief Executive on 0161 306 1982.

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