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Beards & Books

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Beards & Books is an educational programme designed to improve the learning outcomes of children across the U.K

Engagement Officer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

This role is all about using your initiative and ideas to deliver high quality events throughout the year. This includes planning/organising events and other public-facing activities. An ideal candidate would have strong interpersonal skills, be a confident communicator and be able to build relationships quickly and meaningfully with a diverse range of community stakeholders at all levels.
  • You will need good organisational skills to manage the activities
  • You will need good communication skills to ensure messages reach our participants
  • You will ideally have experience working within the engagement marketing events role
  • You will be confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people
  • You will need to be proactive and use your initiative
  • You will need a can do attitude and willingness to learn new things

This role is currently remote - PC and internet connection required

Hours per week


Hours details

2 hours per week, days and times flexible

Training available

You will be given full training You will be offered to go training courses throughout the year You will be given induction training to get you up to speed


Remote working. Head office located in Sheffield

DBS required?


Benefits to self

You will gain direct experience working on real-life projects with your own budget You will learn how to lead a small team You will be the visionary of your own projects You will gain functional and relevant skills which you can add to your CV

Transport details


Time commitment

2 hours per week


You will be supervised throughout your volunteering experience You will be assigned a mentor to help you fulfil your potential


Travel Expenses
  • ProfessionsAdministration, IT

Employability skills

  • Transferable Skills 0
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