Development Officer Personal Specification by DL45eFVt


									                                 Person Specification

Post of: Friends of Flaxmill Maltings Development Officer (FFM2)

Please ensure that the Job Description and Person Specification are used as a guide
when completing your application form. All of the criteria below will be assessed via your
application form; further methods will be used to support this in the interview stage. You
are expected to use the application form as a means to demonstrate, with examples, how
you meet the person specification criteria below – a re-wording of the criteria listed will not
guarantee an interview.

Factor           Essential                            Desirable

Knowledge         Understanding of charitable         Understanding of the Friends of the
                   trusts and the voluntary sector.     Flaxmill Maltings and our activities.

                  Willing to undertake training as    Knowledge of the heritage sector.
                                                       Understanding of health and safety
                                                        requirements for access to derelict

                                                       Understanding of the Heritage Lottery
                                                        Fund and the requirements for
                                                        applications and activity planning.


Experience          Working with volunteers.            Experience of managing budgets

                    Delivery of community               Partnership working and
                     engagement, consultation and         development.
                                                         Capacity to undertake training needs
                    Experience of using social           analysis and to facilitate related
                     media.                               programmes for Board and

                                                         Experience within a heritage
                                                          education or arts environment.

                                                         Experience of working with young
                                                         people and/or hard to reach groups.

                                                        Working with or managing external

Skills and      A degree or equivalent in an           Web development or design skills
Qualifications   appropriate subject and/or
                 relevant experience and proven         Accomplished at public speaking or
                 track record.                           presentation

                Numerate and IT literate.

                Excellent written and verbal
                 communication skills and the
                 ability to present information to
                 varied audiences.

                Confident in using varied
                 software including, Microsoft
                 office and databases.

                Ability to prioritise and meet

                Excellent interpersonal and
                 communication skills and the
                 ability to adopt a team focused
                 approach to work.

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