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Community Engagement Lead - City, Birmingham, United Kingdom,

Community Engagement Lead job, Birmingham City Centre, leading Public Sector organisation

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The West Midlands Combined Authority is a combination of seven constituent local authorities including Birmingham City Council, Sandwell Council and others to create Local Enterprise Partnerships to deliver the West Midlands devolution programme. These include improvements to local transport and the regions 'more and better homes' agenda with the vision to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands.

Your new role

As a Community Engagement Lead, you will be helping the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) with the West Midlands Walking and Cycling Programme that aims to get more people walking and cycling across the region. You will be required to engage in the planning and infrastructure of the plan and engage with local communities to drive the programme. You will meet with local authorities and communities and organise events to communicate the initiative.

What you'll need to succeed

Having a background in community engagement, you will have strong communication skills and experience of liaising with communities and their leaders and creating engagement plans. Experience of working with hard to reach communities would be highly beneficial, as would knowledge of local communities.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with the ambitious £23m package and helping to create change in the community. You will be able to claim free travel on public transport for the role. The WMCA are committed to providing a great working environment where all staff feel valued as individuals. They are one of 37 companies nationally to have attained Leaders in Diversity accreditation and are in the top 100 best not-for profit Best Companies to work for.

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