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Vacancy: Project Coordinator We Can Make

We Can Make is seeking a Project Coordinator who is passionate about making community-led housing happen.

30 hours a week
£24,000 – £28,000 (pro rata) depending on experience

We Can Make is an innovative initiative in Knowle West, Bristol, that creates community-led homes at ‘point of need’ by unlocking micro-sites for development. We Can Make has a particular focus on digital design and fabrication as a way to empower communities and ensure more value from investment in new homes “sticks” and helps grow community wealth. As a community land trust, We Can Make is proud to be part of a growing movement of “people powered’ housing across the UK.

The Project Coordinator will work in a hands-on and creative way across the programme, including: co-design with local people; supporting the technical side of the planning and development process; capturing the social impact; and overall helping to ensure the smooth running of the programme.

The successful applicant will be a creative and values-driven individual who is committed to community and citizen-led development.

– You will have excellent communication, graphic and hands-on design skills, and an aptitude for working collaboratively with diverse communities.

– You will be able to engage with and help bring alive big ideas around the commons, community wealth building, and new forms of community-led housing.

– You will enjoy getting to grips with the fine detail and organisational processes of making things happen on time, on budget, and to an excellent standard.

We strongly encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce; particularly working-class people, people of colour, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and disabled people.

How to apply

Please read the We Can Make Project Coordinator Job Description and complete the Application Form.

Please also complete the online anonymous monitoring form here.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 14 December 2020.

Interviews will be held on Friday 18 December 2020.

KWMC Recruitment Process

We welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce and in the arts community; particularly working class people, people of colour, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people, and disabled people (as defined by the Equality Act 2010). We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment process.

We guarantee an interview for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum requirements of the role. If you would like this to be a consideration in your application, please indicate in your submission.

If you have any access needs that require you to submit your application in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.

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Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

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