Community Engagement Manager

Reports to: Senior Engagement Manager

Location: London based with some national travel required

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £30,000 per Annum

The Role

We are looking for an experienced manager to lead and support our Community Engagement team. A key part of this role will be to develop and deliver a dynamic and interactive programme of volunteer planting and outdoor events with local communities, schools and businesses. You will be the organisation’s first point of contact for all events related planning, programming and quality management.

This role sits within the Engagement team and will support, and be supported by the Senior Engagement Manager and other senior management in the Projects team. This role will also support our wider schools engagement programme, working in close collaboration with other teams on the delivery of our wider programmes.

The successful candidate will be an experienced team leader, responsible for supporting, motivating and mentoring team members to deliver this diverse workload, encouraging collaboration and teamwork through good line management.

WHO WE ARE

Urban trees for all, by all.

Trees for Cities is the only UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities. We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated, and passionate staff.

As an equal opportunities employer, Trees for Cities is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Trees for Cities.

how to apply

Click here to view the full job description. Download and complete the application form and submit it by email to jobs@treesforcities.org with the subject heading ‘Community Engagement Manager'.

The closing date to apply is Monday 17th October.


We are inviting applications on a rolling basis and urge candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. We reserve the right to close the appointment if a candidate is appointed.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted within a week of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period, then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion, you have been unsuccessful.