Creative Access
Community engagement manager

Community engagement manager

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 30/08/2022
Outreach / Partnerships / Community Engagement
Fixed term contract
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Contract: this is a 12-month fixed term contract with an ambition to extend

Salary band: £24,000 - £27,000/year pro rata (dependent on experience)

Hours: 3 days/week (0.6 pro rata)

Annual leave: 25 days a year pro rata excluding public holidays


Could you be Camden People's Theatre's (CPT) next community engagement manager? 

As a ‘people’s theatre’, CPT believes people deserve equal access to arts and culture. Collaborating with a range of partners, we provide free-to-access cultural opportunities, targeted to marginalised groups, and which offer agency and a co-design role to local people themselves.

We are looking for a new community engagement manager, who will lead our community engagement strategy, building on our local networks and partnerships and embedding inclusivity across all of CPT’s programme.

Knowledge, skills, experience



  • An understanding and appreciation of CPT’s work
  • Experience of and enthusiasm for theatre and the arts
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering engagement projects
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating impact
  • The capacity to work quickly under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances
  • The ability to self-motivate and prioritise within a complex workload
  • A proactive attitude to promoting diversity and inclusion across the sector
  • A good understanding of safeguarding
  • A demonstratable understanding of community led, co-created activities


  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience of working with people currently under-served or less likely to engage
  • Experience of working on community-led projects
  • DBS Checked
  • Safeguarding qualification/training
  • Familiarity with Camden


You can find the full job description and offer via our website in the following formats:

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Please click 'apply' for more information. To apply please send us a CV and a cover letter (no more than one page) by Tuesday 30th August at 10am and complete our Equal Opportunities form available via our website. Interviews are scheduled for w/c 5th September 2022. 

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals without formal education and/or who identify as:

  • d/Deaf
  • Disabled
  • Neurodiverse
  • Working class
  • LGBTQ+
  • Global majority* and/or migrant

*This includes people of Black Carribbean, Black African, South Asian, East Asian, South East Asian, Middle Eastern, Arab, Latinx, Jewish, Romany and Irish Traveller heritage.

We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled.

All candidates who identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. If you feel this applies to you, please include the following sentence in your cover letter: I would like my application to be considered under CPT’s Diversity & Inclusion policy.

CPT can cover some access support costs to submit an application where required. Please contact with a quotation from your access support worker.


Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Years of experience

  • Mid-Level

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year