Heritage Project Coordinator
Are you passionate about making heritage accessible and linking it to the building of place amongst local communities? Newham New Deal Partnership (Newham NDP) is a regeneration charity which specialises in developing arts, heritage and community education initiatives. It also manages two award winning community resource centres. It is keen to develop its heritage work in Newham – a borough with one of the biggest physical regeneration programmes in the country. We are seeking a Heritage Coordinator to develop our heritage engagement strategy to help build a stronger sense of place within Newham neighbourhoods, through building an inspiring and imaginative programme which engages new and hard to reach audiences. The role has a specific emphasis on establishing, managing and delivering community engagement opportunities within Newham neighbourhoods. Working closely with statutory organisations and community groups and schools, you will be confident, people focused, lateral thinking and possess strong administration and people skills. Working at least 20 hours a week and based at our modern buildings in Canning Town and West Ham, the role is currently unpaid. Travel and lunch expenses are available. Support for attending low cost educational/training courses or conferences will also be available. Paid work may be forthcoming later in the year subject to the success of fundraising applications to be submitted. Newham NDP offers unrivalled opportunities for those wanting to take on high levels of responsibility with support. The successful candidate is likely to have an undergraduate or above degree in heritage related studies, and/or at least 12 months’ experience of organising and delivering outreach and activity programmes, ideally in the heritage sector and is able to start as soon as possible. Application by cv and supporting statement by no later than 10 July, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org
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