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We have secured five years of funding from The National Lottery to support our development and growth.

This means we have two exciting job vacancies for a membership worker and a communications and campaigning worker.

Each job is 14 hours per week. We welcome applications from people who would like to apply for both roles or just one of them.

These are fantastic opportunities to join a growing staff team and to be a part of the development and growth of one of Greater Manchester’s longest running disabled people’s organisations.

Communications & Campaigning Worker

Job title: Communications and Campaigning Worker

Hours: 14 hours per week

Working pattern: Flexible in line with the needs of the job

Salary: £23,600 per annum (pro rata)

Line manager: GMCDP Manager

>Location: Remote/home working, occasional GMCDP office (Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD)

Contract length: 5 years

Deadline for applications: 9am Thursday 21st July 2022

Interviews to take place: week commencing 25th July

The Communications and Campaigns worker will work with the GMCDP staff team to develop our external communications, campaigns, and engagement. The Communications and Campaigns worker will support the development and roll out of our communications strategic plan, ensuring we are effectively sharing and communicating the work we do, as well as increase our reach, impact and connectivity across Greater Manchester, including areas such as our social media, fortnightly members’ updates, and leaflets/advertisements.

The Communications and Campaigns worker will also support GMCDP’s campaigning work, which includes working with our Campaigning Sub Group to develop and progress campaigns. The post holder will be required to work closely with our Executive Sub Group Leads & members of the GMCDP staff team, as well as with external disabled people’s organisations and community groups to mobilise action. The Campaigns and Communications worker will contribute to the design of campaign strategy and tactics, coordinate with allies, and support the running of our campaign’s communications. The post holder will be responsible for supporter engagement, and the organisation’s online and offline communications. They will expand our online presence, including website, social media, marketing, and external communications, in an engaging and informative way, to reach a range of audiences including disabled people in innovative ways.

Communications and campaigning worker job description
Communications and campaigning worker person specification
Communications and campaigning worker application form
Equal opportunities monitoring form

Membership Worker

Job title: Membership Worker

Hours: 14 hours per week

Working pattern: Flexible in line with the needs of the job

Salary: £23,600 per annum (pro rata)

Line manager: GMCDP Manager

Location: Remote/home working, occasional GMCDP office (Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD)

Contract length: 5 years

Deadline for applications: 9am 21st July 2022

Interviews to take place: TBC

The primary role of the Membership Worker is to facilitate a strong and engaged membership. The membership worker will ensure this through developing and action an engagement and outreach plan, provide a structure for information and pathways for new members upon sign-up, running sessions and events with GMCDP colleagues, and acting as a liaison between the organisation and its members.

The Membership Worker will be expected to propose and implement membership recruitment strategies (in collaboration with Manager and Membership Sub Group). The Membership Worker will maintain an efficient membership administration on our CRM system, including updating the database, analysing and reporting on the membership evolution to the Manager. They will work with the Manager and administrator to develop and deliver processes and activities to achieve an effective membership renewal process and meet retention and recruitment targets for increased membership.

Membership worker job description
Membership worker person specification
Membership worker application form
Equal opportunities monitoring form