Community Engagement Role

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £29,245 - £36,547

Location: Kirkcaldy

Relevance Instigator

Location: Iona House, Kirkcaldy
Working Hours: Full time
Contract Type: Fixed Term 18 months
Grade: FC07
Salary Range:£29,245 – £36,547

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild.  We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

We offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities.  If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role
Support the Head of Creative Development on developing and delivering a long-term commitment to community engagement based on the Of/By/For All Relevance approach, across three pilot areas in Fife; Kirkcaldy, Levenmouth and Lochgelly.

You will ensure communities are engaged and supported to have their say about services and issues that affect them, ensuring that their views and perspectives inform OnFife’s local service delivery. Identifying and acting on opportunities for meaningful engagement and co-creation that bring audiences into our venues and connect with our services.

You will lead a core team of staff through a 12-month Change Network Programme, leading on the development of a framework for community-based relevance using learnings from the programme and own experience to spread effective community involvement practices across OnFife.

This role is full-time, with occasional evening and weekend work as required. This is a rare opportunity to join a busy creative team and help shape and deliver an exciting service that is of, by and for the people of Fife.
You can view the full job description on our current vacancies page on our website.

About You
You understand the value of relevance-based work and are experienced in community engagement, youth and social work or audience development. You are used to multitasking in a creative project management environment, as well as creating exciting and engaging programmes that meet the needs of communities.

You’re an organised and motivating leader who enjoys working as part of a team as well as independently. You’re confident in communicating with a wide range of people and use a variety of tools to do so. As the remit of this role is spread between Kirkcaldy, Lochgelly and Levenmouth, you need to be able to travel to these locations regularly.

How to Apply
If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Dan Brown, Head of Creative Development for an informal chat, contact details can be found in the advert on our current vacancies page on our website.

When you are ready to apply, please complete an Application Form and equal opportunities monitoring form and return these to the HR team. Application pack can be downloaded from our current vacancies page on our website.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 12 April.
Interviews will take place on 18 & 20 April.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
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