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Membership & Community Manager

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Remote: Lakes & Dales Coop
  • Closing 13th June 2024

  • Advertised from 30th May 2024
  • Flexible working. 22.5 hours per week.


Are you passionate about community engagement and making a positive impact? We are looking for someone dynamic to lead our efforts in fostering strong community ties and driving meaningful change in the Lakes & Dales Region.

Role Description:

You'll be the driving force behind our commitment to building stronger, more resilient communities.

Your responsibilities will include building a strong network of contacts, joining networking events, or creating your own to connect with others, prioritising your time to focus on opportunities that make the biggest difference, and encouraging participation from members, colleagues and customers.

Your role will be both home and field-based, with a focus on the Lakes & Dales communities, encompassing postcodes DL13, CA 10 & 12, NE25. Occasional travel to our head office in Edinburgh, and across our other trading areas will be required.

The post holder must live within, or have very easy access to, DL, CA & NE postcodes.

Desired Qualities:

  • Committed, enthusiastic, and passionate about improving communities.
  • Prepared to roll up your sleeves and possess a "yes" mentality, ready to tackle challenges head-on.
  • Able to motivate others through effective communication.
  • Enjoys working with and connecting to people.
  • Skilled at prioritising time and tasks
  • Possesses good IT skills.

What We Offer:

  • £32,000 salary per annum, paid pro rata (22.5 hours per week)
  • Comprehensive benefits package, and a company car.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development in a supportive environment.
  • The chance to work within and support your local community, making a real difference where it matters most.
  • Join an ethical and forward-thinking employer committed to creating positive change.

About Lakes & Dales Coop

Lakes & Dales Coop is part of the Scotmid family. Scotmid is Scotland’s largest independent co-operative. Our businesses include Scotmid, Lakes & Dales Coop, Semichem, Funeral Directors, Post Offices, and our property division.

The Society employs almost 3,500 people in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the North of England. Our core purpose is to serve our local communities and improve people’s everyday lives.

Application notes

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