Exciting and varied opportunity to co-ordinate and promote the Exeter Pound local currency, maintain stakeholder relationships and work with a team of volunteers and Exeter Pound Board members
10-15 hours a week | £8 per hour | Based at the Civic Centre on Paris Street, Exeter
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31st OCTOBER 2016!
The Exeter Pound is a local currency launched in September 2015 to support local independent traders, a positive community identity, and a more sustainable and resilient local economy. It is supported by local business and community groups and the City Council. Exeter Pound is a Community Interest Company (CIC), a social enterprise created and maintained for the public good.
We are recruiting for a new part time Co-ordinator to start in December/January. The co-ordinator will be managed by and work with the steering group and Directors of the Exeter Pound on the following tasks:
a) Community engagement, publicising the concept of local currencies and the Exeter Pound project, attending meetings of community organisations and other events, and helping to organise promotional events;
b) Attending and administering the Exeter Pound Board meetings;
c) Administering exchange points and online shop;
d) Helping to create and produce publicity materials, contribute to social media campaign, and depending on skills, create web-based resources;
e) Managing volunteers in a variety of roles
f) Marketing the project to local traders, and liaising with traders and individual potential account holders;
g) Contributing to fundraising
Training will be given in these tasks as needed. The project worker will undertake work planned with the team on a self-employed basis at £8.00 per hour, with a commitment expected of around 10 - 15 hours per week. The appointment is initially for 6 months and will be extended as funding permits.
The successful applicant will be computer and IT literate, self directing and enthusiastic about the concept; able to plan and manage tasks, work independently and with others; and engage confidently with members of the public and traders.
Enquiries: contact Gill Westcott firstname.lastname@example.org or 01392 348105
Applications should include a covering letter (maximum 2 A4 sides equivalent) and a CV, and the contact details of two reference providers (we will only contact them if you are selected for the position). Please send applications by email to email@example.com
or by post to Exeter Pound, c/o Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter EX1 1JN.
Applications should arrive as soon as possible but at the latest by 5pm on Monday 31st October. Interviews are planned for Tuesday 15th November.