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Programme Officer: Funders for Race Equality Alliance

Newham, London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent

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Achance to play a key roleworkingwith funders and the race equality sector to increase funders knowledge of and investment in racial justice, as well as generatinggreater racial representation in the philanthropic sector.Equally Ours is the national network of organisations working to make equality and human rights a reality in peoples lives.Members includeRunnymede Trust,Stonewall, Age UK, the TUC,Fawcett Society, Mind, Law Centres Network, Disability Rights UK and many others.We providethe Secretariat for the Funders for Race Equality Alliance (the Alliance). The Alliance is a group of leading charitable funders working together to advance race equality in the UK and support a sustained and thriving race equality sector.It does this by:Increasing funders focus on race equality and racial justiceSeeking more and better funding for race equality and Black and Minoritised-led organisationsImproving meaningful racial representation in foundation leadership and governance.You will be managed by a Black senior colleaguewho has a wealth of experience to share. Youll be working within a diverse team who are committed to equality and continuous learning.We are positive about flexible working.The location for the post is likely to be a hybrid of London office and home working, but is open for discussion.We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, class or socio-economic background.Job description: key responsibilitiesSupporting the strategic and operational activities of the Secretariat:Organising and curating content for agendas for Alliance meetings, steering group meetings and project working group meetings. Includes researching and prepping speakers, producing briefings, meeting minutes, and responsibility for follow upTaking the lead on delivering on a programme of activities that progress one of the Alliances strategic objectives i.e. more and better fundingCreating and maintaining a directory of mapped race equality organisations in England as a resource for Alliance membersProcessing invoices and membership contributionsGeneral Alliance correspondence (responding to queries, diary management).Developing the Alliances communication and online presence:Developing and updating the Alliance website regularly with new content i.e. new resources, press releases, blogs etcBuilding the Alliances online network and social media presence, including engaging with followers on TwitterCreating comms packs, including templates, infographics and visuals to promote Alliance projects/reportsDrafting bi-monthly email updates for members.Monitoring and evaluation:Creating and updating action plans and progress reports for projectsDrafting quarterly Secretariat reportsCollating feedback for the annual Secretariat reviewStrengthening and expanding the Alliance membership:Building and nurturing partnerships and relationships between Alliance members and the race equality sector to foster collaborationAttending external meetings and events with existing members and stakeholders such as UKCF, London Mayor's Office, Runnymede and COREContributing to members individual work on racial justice, such as Trust for Londons Racial Justice Fund and Youth Futures Foundations Ethnic Disparities sub-groupSupporting the Head of Programme to establish relationships with potential membersInducting new members into the Alliance, and members into the steering group/project working groupsConnecting members or small groups to share learning/best practice and facilitating collaboration.Person specificationEssential (items 1-6 are weighted in the short-listing process)Lived and/or professional experience of the disadvantages experienced by Black and Minoritised communities, and the credibility to work with and alongside Black and Minoritised communitiesHave a strong understanding of the drivers and consequences of racial injustice, combined with a forward-looking focus on finding solutionsExperience of working on strategies and action plans through co-productionExperience of using social platforms to create change and increase engagementExcellent interpersonal skills with a strong record of developing and maintaining relationships with partners, civil society, networks, stakeholders, groups and individualsHighly organised, with project and budget management skills, including monitoring, reporting and evaluation, ensuring learning is captured, shared and acted upon.Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.Proven commitment to equality, human rights and/or social justice.DesirableExperience of establishing and maintaining relationships with trusts and foundationsExperience of developing creative/innovative solutions to influence strategies, thinking and discourseExperience of developing and maintaining websites, in particular on SquarespaceAbility to translate complex documents into clear and accessible contentPositive actionWe are committed topositive action in line with the Equality Act 2010 to address disadvantage in recruitment.See the full job pack for details.How to applyBy email with the subject Programme Officer application by12 noon on Thursday 21 January 2022.Your application should include:Your CV (two pages maximum) with contact details oftworeferees.A two page statement that explains why youd like to be our Programme Officer andhow you meet the key knowledge, skills and experience set out in the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification.Please note that you will not be short-listed if you do not showhowyou meet the criteria in the person specification.A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (see the link in the Job Pack). This is kept separate from the rest of your application and does not form part of the shortlisting process.A completed Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (see the link in the Job Pack)if you wish to apply as a disabled person under the scheme.TimelineDeadline12 noon on 21 January 2022Interviews1 - 3 February 2022The post will start as soon as possible after 21 February 2022

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1457738655
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Newham, London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ - Annual Annual