Communications and Engagement Officer

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Closing date: Wednesday 07 June 2023
Location: Kirklees
Hours: 16 hours per week
Salary: £24,078 per annum, pro rata
Contract: Fixed Term till 31 May 2026
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 19 June 2023

Our ‘Outlookers Moving Forward’ project, funded through the National Lottery Community Fund, will help us continue the existing peer and technology support offered by Outlookers as well as bringing services to people living with sight loss and other needs. This role will be key to Outlookers mission to motivate and empower people through sharing the benefits of technology.

As Communications and Engagement Officer you will be responsible for promoting our activities and services using a range of media channels and play a key role in ensuring that our brand is recognised. You will be the first point of contact for many of our new members and be involved with the work of our peer support groups.

This role is for 16 hours per week and is fixed term until 31st May 2026, at a salary of £24,078 pro rata. Annual leave is 25 days plus bank holidays pro rata. You will be based in Huddersfield and Batley and required to attend locations across Kirklees. Outlookers is committed to employing people with lived experience of sight loss. Support can be provided through Access to Work if you have a disability or long-term health condition.  You can download the Job Description and Person Specification Communications and Engagement Officer.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mark Owen on 07564 681920. To apply, email your letter of application and a current CV to by midday on 7th June 2023. In your letter of application, you must demonstrate your suitability for the role by clearly stating how you meet the criteria in the person specification. You may use evidence from work, volunteering, and your personal life. We will require the details of two references for the successful applicant.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Outlookers website:

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