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Communications & PR Manager

Salary: up to £30,000 pa (pro rata) depending on experience

Hours: 21 to 28 per week (could include occasional evenings or weekends)

Location: Based in the Community Impact Bucks offices in Monks Risborough, HP27 9JS

Community Impact Bucks helps charities thrive. The organisation is driven to help those organisations that help others. We support charities at start up, expand or when they are in crisis. We make an impact with our support through training, one to one advice, volunteer support, expert volunteer support, on line and ad hoc advice.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications and PR Manager who knows how to inspire, enthuse and engage people. Someone who knows their way around social media, brand awareness, running events, has a successful track record in the business and can get the media to respond to them.

Working closely with the Group Chief Executive you will feel confident to advise on the delivery of the Marketing and Communications Plans for the organisation, and positively raise the profile of Community Impact Bucks – communicating the great work of the organisation and underpinning the reputation. You will want to work as part of a team of staff and volunteers and want to improve the lives of others.

Closing Date: Sunday 29th April

Interview Date: Friday 11th May

Find out more and apply: For more information about us and about this role, please email Nick (nick@communityimpactbucks.org.uk) or Anne (anne@communityimpactbucks.org.uk ) or call 0300 111 1250; download the job description and our application form and return it (instructions for return are on the form). We look forward to hearing from you.

Project Manager of CSR Business Planning Project

Voluntary Opportunity

At Community Impact Bucks, we help local charities, community groups and volunteers to thrive. As part of this we are working with the University of Buckingham to develop a tool for businesses to measure the impact of their CSR activity.

As manager of a new online CSR project, this role requires working closely with the University of Buckingham to ensure the development of the impact calculation model and, consequently, developing and implementing a business plan to sell the tool to businesses on a national scale, thereby generating income for Community Impact Bucks.

Key tasks would range from drafting a detailed business plan through to designing a website as well as all logistics and online sales processes. We would be keen to hear from any potential volunteers who have experience of online services, business planning and project management in particular.

For more information, click here or contact Nick Phillips, chief executive of Community Impact Bucks on 0300 111 1250.

Fair Trade Retail Project Brand Manager

Voluntary Opportunity

To help fund work supporting voluntary organisations across Buckinghamshire, Community Impact Bucks is planning to launch an online trading business selling fair trade products. All profits will help hundreds of Bucks charities to succeed.

Through a range of projects, we help charities and voluntary organisations in Buckinghamshire to be the best they can be and, as traditional funding sources are being cut, we are keen to develop an alternative funding source to guarantee support within our communities.

The retail project manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of an online retail shop selling fair trade goods to generate an income. Key tasks would include drafting a detailed business plan, designing the retail brand and website as well as all processes related to online product sales.

If you have experience of online retail trade and/ or running a retail department or organisation of any size and would like to help a wide range of charities across the county, please get in touch.

For more information, click here or contact Nick Phillips, chief executive of Community Impact Bucks on 0300 111 1250.

Group Gardening

Voluntary Opportunity

Under our Group Gardening scheme which runs throughout Bucks, volunteers work as a team to carry out various gardening projects in clients’ gardens, supervised by the Community Impact Bucks gardening team leader. We always need more gardening volunteers to do valuable work and, drawing on each other’s knowledge and experience, there is always a great sense of camaraderie.

Both novice and experienced gardeners are welcome.

The scheme offers a great opportunity to learn new skills, be more physically active, make new friends and have fun whilst making a big difference to people’s lives.

For more information, click to download the job description or contact Samantha Hardy on 01844 348 831 or samantha@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Gardening 1:1

Voluntary Opportunity

Elderly and disabled people throughout Bucks need help to maintain their gardens. Through our Gardening 1:1 programme, we match our clients with volunteers who are able to tend the garden of somebody who needs help with garden maintenance.

Volunteers do not need to be experts, just lots of enthusiasm. Tasks could include:

  • Clearance of overgrown gardens
  • General gardening maintenance
  • Decorative, defensive and sensory planting
  • Cleaning of paths and patios

For more information, click to download the job description or contact Samantha Hardy on 01844 348 831 or samantha@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Pub lunch club co-ordinator

Voluntary Opportunity

We have a vacancy for a Pub Lunch Club Co-ordinator to run one of our monthly lunches as part as our Pub Lunch Club scheme.

The Pub Lunch Club scheme is a way of helping people maintain a level of social contact in rural areas and is aimed at the over fifties, especially those who are becoming socially isolated. The project also helps village pubs which provide a great atmosphere for the lunches.

Your main tasks would include being host on the day of the lunch, maintaining a record of the names and contact details of attendees and liaising with the pub.

We are looking for someone who can give half a day a month on the day of the pub lunch as well as dealing with occasional phone calls. The role does not need any specific qualifications and would suit someone who has an outgoing personality and is a good organiser and communicator. We currently have vacancies in Bourne End, Wooburn Moor, Wendover and Stewkley.

For more information download the role description or email llewmonger@btinternet.com