Preston Community Network are looking to recruit a
Development & Communications Officer

30 HOURS per week – Actual Salary £19500 per annum
Funded by the National Lottery through The National Lottery Community Fund
until April 2023
Key Responsibilities
 Act as main contact for the network.
 Develop and maintain a VCFS Network of member organisations and
disseminate relevant information across the network as required including
signpost member organisations to other support available.
 Consult with member organisations and co-ordinate formal and informal training
for groups and individuals to support organisational development and capacity
building e.g. governance, digital skills, financial skills, explore funding options, bid
writing, managing contracts.
 Facilitate quarterly networking events for member organisations and support
local community events.
 Work with VCFS organisations to understand the priorities and needs of the
communities in which they are working and support them to address these
needs.
 Identify opportunities for strategic VCFS involvement at local and regional levels.
 Create publications and lead on ensuring effective distribution, facilitating profile
raising campaigns and liaise with local media to raise the profile of the network.
 Support the creation of a new, modern looking, accessible website for the
network, lead on the launch, create editorial content and ensure the website is
regularly updated.
 Lead on the positive promotion of the network by creating social media platforms,
create editorial content and post regular updates and create a new modern
organisational logo.
 Any other duties to aid the development of the network which may arise.
Application forms can be requested by emailing [email protected] or
writing to Preston Community Network, c/o I-Cann, Howick House, Howick
Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0LS.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON THE PCN APPLICATION
FORM – CVs WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS – 5PM WEDNESDAY 18 TH
MARCH 2020. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD WEEK COMMENCING
30th MARCH 2020