Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Engagement Officer

Job Title: Engagement Officer
Salary/ Rate: £22,528 (pro rata)
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: Fri 3rd March 2023
Hours: 21 hours per week

The Pankhurst Centre is looking for a creative individual with experience in working with families, schools and other audiences to assist in growing our museum’s engagement offer. This is an exciting time where we are aiming to reach new audiences and keep our existing ones inspired and engaged.

You’ll deliver our schools programme, create and facilitate family activities on our open days during the school holidays, and produce exciting events throughout our yearly calendar that reflect the inspiring story of 62 Nelson Street – the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst, and the birthplace of the suffragette movement. You’ll also take a lead in developing our digital engagement offer, to help us reach and maintain new audiences.

You’ll be working with our fabulous volunteers to deliver in-house activities and will support the opening of the museum by taking part in a rota to duty manage the museum.

This role has been assessed and confirmed as open to women only under the Equality Act of 2010, schedule 9, part 1

Hours of work: 21 hours per week

Salary: £22,528 (pro rata)

Duration: Permanent

To Apply: Application packs can be downloaded from below or a copy obtained by emailing: info@manchesterwomensaid.org. Application Forms should be returned to: info@manchesterwomensaid.org. You can also contact us by telephone on: 0161 820 8414.

Deadline for application: Fri 3rd March 2023

Interviews will take place on Weds 15th March 2023

About You:

You will be a pro-active, reliable individual who reflects the values of PTMWA in all that you do. Your experiences, whether in paid or voluntary work, will enable you to fulfil the role requirements but it is your attitude and character that will make you a successful team member.

You will enjoy a challenge and actively participate in delivering and developing services of the highest standard.

About us:

PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnerships with other agencies. We also run the only museum dedicated to telling the story of women’s fight for the right to vote at our Pankhurst Centre headquarters.

We are a diverse organisation with c27% of our staff identify as BAME, 23% as LGBT+. We span the generations with c29% of staff being aged 18-24 and c10% aged 55-64 and c11% identify as having a disability.

Our staff, volunteers and service users have taken time to reflect on who we are and what we do when we are at our best. This reflection showed that we can proudly claim to be:

  • Courageous by challenging inequality, stepping forward and making change
  • Affirming by supporting and inspiring, paying attention to discover what matters
  • Generous by sharing our skills, creating energetic positive links, and thriving together
  • Rooted by being secure in our communities, participating and nurturing a sense of belonging

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