Salary: £28,000 – £32,000/annum dependent on experience (FTE)
Hours: Full-time (35 hours) or Part-time (28 hours)
Reporting to: Director of Marketing and Communications
Location: Hybrid working; offices in Newham, London
Benefits: 28 days holiday (pro rata if part time hours), plus bank holidays, plus birthday day off. Pension: workplace pension scheme
Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic outreach officer to help us market and cultivate an educator community particularly with schools. We are especially excited to welcome candidates from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds. As the Community Outreach Officer, you'll liaise with our growing network of schools across London and the UK, supporting educators and classes to join our programmes and teacher training. You’ll have the opportunity to ideate and innovate our outreach efforts and contribute towards the strategic growth of our community.
We are seeking an individual who embodies our values and is passionate about education. You understand the profound impact of collaboration on achieving success. Highly motivated, organised, and possessing excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, you are eager to contribute to and work with diverse communities. A growth mindset is essential; you embrace challenges with a proactive attitude, always willing to learn new skills.
Foster strong relationships with schools and education authorities in various boroughs in England to engage schools to sign up for our schools programme and create retention.
Responsively engage with schools and teachers to address their needs and queries.
Manage and send out communications to all schools and educators who are booked into our workshops, building a strong rapport sending timely updates and programme information.
Monitor, track, and report attendance and feedback for workshops.
Coordinate events and initiatives to build and nurture our community.
Brainstorm and execute outreach projects to expand our impact.
Collaborate closely with delivery teams.
Ability to negotiate and interact with a wide variety of people
Enjoyment of working with, and ability to establish rapport with young people and school staff
Good listening, communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and presentation skills
Good computer literacy and experience of social media would be an advantage.
Strong attention to detail
Can do positive attitude and tenacity
High level of literacy and the ability to compose and edit lengthy pieces of prose for a range of audiences.
Ability to work unsupervised and to take initiative
Ability to work as part of a team
Some digital media experience would be an advantage but not essential
The Institute of Imagination (iOi) is a charity set up to champion the power of imagination. We design and deliver creative learning experiences through programmes, platforms and products and across the arts, sciences and digital technologies. We do this using our unique seven step circular method called ‘The iOi Experience’ combined with our blended learning approach using in-person workshops and live broadcasts as well as imagination tools and products. These empower children today to believe they can build a just, fair and sustainable world tomorrow.
Would you like to join a creative, inspiring team, with an innovative, fast-paced internal culture that is built on the foundations of openness, respect and autonomy?