Community Engagement Manager
Part-Time fixed term (9 months) based in Edinburgh
Starting salary £31,572 (Band D – pro rata)
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is looking for a Community Engagement Manager to join our Public Engagement team. The role is a job share 9 month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave (22.2 hours per week).
Reporting to the Head of Public Engagement, your role will cover working across the Botanic Cottage and Demonstration Garden. You will be responsible for managing some staff and volunteers. You will be involved in planning and delivering RBGE’s community programme including the Edible Gardening Project. You will also be involved in developing and supporting the strategy and programme for community use of the Botanic Cottage.
Applicants should be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience, be highly organised, have strong project planning and management experience, confident communicators and have prior budget management experience. You should also have previous experience of managing staff and volunteers. You should have an interest in horticulture and some practical knowledge. It is not essential to have any formal horticultural training.
A full job description and person specification which outlines the key and specific responsibilities as well as the essential and desirable criteria for this post can be downloaded from our website https://www.rbge.org.uk/about-us/working-with-us/vacancies/
Applicants should send a CV and covering letter which outlines their suitability for the post along with a completed equal opportunities questionnaire to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm 11th December 2020. Interviews are likely to be held on the 18th and 21st December.
If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted
No recruitment agencies please.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is committed to providing a fair and equitable working environment and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to these posts. We have a range of initiatives to promote diversity and inclusivity, including flexible working for staff with, for example, parenting and carer responsibilities, and proactive celebration of diversity among our staff, students and volunteers. RBGE holds an Athena SWAN Research Institute Bronze Award in acknowledgement of our commitment to the advancement of gender equality.