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Join the team as our new Community Activator in West London

By Sarah Henderson

We have some exciting news…

Echo is coming to West London!

After starting Echo in East London 7 years ago, we’re spreading our wings and growing our network on the other side of the capital.

Working alongside local people and businesses, with the support of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), we will be growing the Echo community in West London from early next year. We’re excited about creating new connections for our members across the city!

We are recruiting for a local person to join the Echo team as our new Community Activator in West London, to play a key role in bringing this project to life.

We’re hiring a local Community Activator

We are looking for a local person to join our team as Echo’s Community Activator in West London. You’ll be a real people person, a natural connector and have an entrepreneurial spirit, ready to make this role your own.

Key details

> 3 days per week, with potential for flexible hours

> 18 month fixed term contract

> £27,000 – £30,000 pro rata

> Based primarily in and around Park Royal, West London (but remote for now in line with government Covid-19 restrictions)

Your responsibilities

As the Community Activator, you’ll be responsible for growing and nurturing the Echo community as we branch out into West London and take on the challenge of embedding Echo as part of the biggest urban regeneration project in the UK.

In this role, you will:

> Grow, nurture and activate the Echo network in West London

> Engage with a wide range of local stakeholders to ensure Echo’s strategy meets local needs

> Take every opportunity to grow the Echo network, attract new members and forge new partnerships

> Support with the design and delivery of creative and impactful events

About you

We are looking for someone who is…

> Entrepreneurial, and up for driving this project from its early stages

> Passionate about West London, with existing local connections

> Great at stakeholder management, able to engage with both individuals and businesses

> A natural connector, ideally with experience of growing and supporting a network

> A strong written and verbal communicator

> Self-motivated and comfortable working independently

> Excited by Echo and its potential

Applications close at midday on Monday 18th January, 2021.

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 25th January, 2021.

Echo is an equal opportunity employer

We believe in the power of a diverse team, and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Download the application pack here.

If you’d like to stay in the loop about Echo’s new project in West London, and be the first to hear when we launch, you can join our dedicated mailing list here.