Community Engagement Manager

Fixed-term for two years
Circa £30-32,000 per annum

Based in the Liverpool City Region, with some travel required to Halifax

Eureka! Mersey is an ambitious £11.75m project to bring a 21st century science and discovery centre for young people and their families to the waterfront in Wirral.

The attraction will occupy buildings at the iconic Seacombe ferry terminal in Wallasey, a location which holds a special place in the history and heart of Wallasey.

Being developed and delivered by the team from Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax, Yorkshire, the success of the Eureka! Mersey project is dependent on:

  • A robust and successful capital and revenue fundraising strategy
  • Wide-ranging and genuine community engagement to build strong relationships with audiences
  • Coordinated stakeholder management ensuring we are engaging with all relevant stakeholders, potential partners and interested parties to deliver the best possible visitor attraction experience
  • Authentic and ongoing co-creation activities and opportunities for local children and young people

In order to achieve these goals, we are looking for a Community Engagement Manager to develop and lead the Community Engagement Strategy for Eureka! Mersey, taking responsibility for the inclusion and participation of diverse communities, engaging at a wide variety of levels within the private, public and voluntary sectors and proactively linking relevant communities of interest with the Eureka! Mersey project team.

Compensation & Benefits

This role will be a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years.

This role offers a salary of circa £30,000 – £32,000 per annum, plus a company pension scheme, and 25 days annual leave.

This is a full-time role, but flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.

Application process and interview dates

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for the role and a CV to or by post to:

Jobs at Eureka!
Discovery Road

Please note that the closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 18th December 2019. Interviews will be held in Halifax, West Yorkshire during the week commencing Monday 6th January 2020.

Eureka! is proud to be an
Equal Opportunities Employer

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
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