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We are recruiting a Community Engagement Project Officer who will support the growth and development of the Edgbaston Foundation and the Club’s community activities.

This is a key role within the Club as the Community Engagement Project Officer will work closely with established and prospective partner organisations, with a focus on community cohesion and inclusion.

Role Profile and Key Responsibilities 

  • Support the planning and organisation of the Club and Foundation presence at major community events
  • Provide operational oversight, evaluation and management for volunteers on match days and at community events
  • Recruit volunteers with appropriate safeguarding and legal procedures and support their induction and on-going development
  • Support the Community Director with the identification of and delivery of new community projects
  • Represent the Club and Foundation at external events in the community
  • Oversee projects at Edgbaston, such as Community Liaison Group, Bears Classroom and Mayor’s Cricket Cup
  • Ensure all contacts receive excellent customer service, enabling effective recording keeping and impact assessment
  • Support the planning, organising and execution of fundraising activities for the Edgbaston Foundation
  • Be lead point of contact for fundraising/donation projects and initiatives from the community
  • Provide content for social media and club websites to raise awareness of activities in order to seek donations
  • Oversee the data capture and subsequent customer care of all donors

Undertake any other reasonable duties as deemed appropriate by the Community Director.

Click here to view the job description
Click here to download our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and up-to-date CV to recruitment@edgbaston.com.

Closing date for applicants will be midnight on Wednesday 3 August.

All candidates are encouraged to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form when applying. This will assist in monitoring selection decisions to assess whether equality of opportunity is being achieved, however, the provision of this data is entirely optional. 

Any information collated will be treated as strictly confidential and will not be used in the short-listing process.