We are looking for a dynamic Community Manager with excellent communication skills and a passion for working with young people to lead on outreach and alumni building activity associated with the new Good Growth Hub (GGH) space and annual programme.
About the role
The Community Manager role will be responsible for the outreach and alumni building activity associated with the GGH space and annual programme. This will include having oversight of the recruitment of associated programmes including the Shared Training and Employment Programme (STEP), the Creative and Cultural Opportunity Programme, careers advice, guidance and coaching and alumni activity.
This role offers a great opportunity for an individual who has vision to support A New Direction in building the Hub into a real beacon of best practice across the employment and skills landscape, with a focus on inclusive growth and connecting to the area’s growth sectors in creative and tech industries.
We are looking for a dynamic and strategic individual who can demonstrate the ability to work in partnerships, has the ability to develop long-lasting partnerships with community groups and brokerage agencies, whilst equally having a passion for working with young people and employers alike. You will have experience within this landscape and understand the pitfalls and methods of success.
This is a new post within the organisation following the successful tender of a contract with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to manage the Good Growth Hub space and deliver a programme that will provide a physical home for the LLDC’s East Works (the Legacy Corporation’s skills, employment and enterprise programme).
The Good Growth Hub programme will support local businesses to access local diverse talent whilst connecting local residents to the wealth of employment opportunities being generated by growth, particularly in the cultural, creative, fashion and technology sectors.