We’re Recruiting! 

A Full Time Community Development Officer


Are you a change maker?  Do you have an unwavering belief in the innate capacity of all people to contribute meaningfully to economic and social development and a driving passion to make things happen?  Do you have a practical but innovative stance to tackling social problems and an ability to use market principles and forces, coupled with dogged determination that allows you to break away from constraints imposed by ideology?  Do you have a healthy impatience and an in-ability to sit back and wait for change to happen?  If so then this role is for you! 


Role: Full-time, 3 year, fixed-term position

Reports: Directly to the CEO


The Role encompasses the following areas:

  • Growth – Developing relationships with schools, youth organisations & communities.
  • Evaluation – Monitoring and evaluating the impact of COP projects
  • Business development – Assisting in the day-to-day running of the CIC which encompasses administration, HR, communications & finance.
  • Delivery – Overseeing the delivery of COP projects.


To apply you need to be graduate calibre and have experience in sport, community or education development. 

You need to be passionate about and committed to the development of communities and young people. 

You have to be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate both team working and the ability to work unsupervised. 

It is essential to show you can persuasively communicate with others concisely to build and maintain effective relationships. 

You must be able to demonstrate you can complete work to a high standard and provide evidence of how you continually look for ways of improving and developing yourself and others.

You should be able to show evidence of good administrative skills and have working knowledge of all Microsoft office packages.

Experience working with budgeting and financial systems is advantageous but not essential.

You need to have a full current driving license and on occasion be able to work evenings and weekends.


For further information on the role please contact Amy Kington on 07846007805


To apply, please send a CV and covering letter with details of your current salary and your salary expectation for the role marked ‘Private and Confidential to: The Chief Executive, Amy Kington, Community of Purpose CIC. 


Closing date: 6thJune 2019

Interviews will take place on: 14th June 2019


Personal Specification

You must be able to work as part of a team, but also on your own initiative. You need to be passionate about and committed to delivering projects to a high standard and must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and work to deadlines.

It is advantageous that you are confident and can demonstrate leadership qualities.

You must be able to demonstrate how you live our 6 values:

  • Responsible
  • Passionate
  • True
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Generous
  • Commercial

Community of Purpose CIC is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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