Interim Projects Support Officer - Rio Ferdinand Foundation Organisation

Job Title Interim Projects Support Officer
Organisation Rio Ferdinand Foundation
Salary Competitive
Hours 18 hours per week includes occasional weekends
Location The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK, Salford
Type of Contract 2 month fixed term
Closing date 5pm on 30th July 2014

Job Description:

The Rio Ferdinand Foundation is looking to recruit an Interim Project Support Officer to support the delivery of the Big Lottery Funded Reaching Communities Fund programme in Salford however this will develop in to areas across Greater Manchester. Working with partners and young people to implement and help enhance delivery of our sports and arts based social inclusion programmes. The role will include meeting and exceeding key performance indicators set out in the project plan.

We are looking for a highly-motivated person who believes in the value that creative arts, media and sport can add to people and their communities to join our Rio Ferdinand Foundation delivery team.
You will play an important role in the project management and implementation of the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund programme. The central focus of the role includes coordinating and delivering a diverse range of youth projects which use creative arts, media and sport to engage young people. The projects work with young people, both male and female, predominantly aged 13 to 19 years of age, across the Salford and Manchester areas.
The successful applicant will have key responsibilities around programme development and face to face delivery with young people, whilst ensuring young people are engaged in projects that are developmental, educational, innovative and meaningful.

Please refer to the Job Description & Person Specification document for further details.

As the role involves handling sensitive information and working with young people the successful application will be required to pass an enhanced CRB check.

How to apply:

By Email:
Please quote the job title in the subject line when applying and send an up to date CV with a covering letter outlining why you are suitable for this position describing within it your relevant experience in line with the person specification detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role by email to

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Beth Powell on 07530745723

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Interviews will take place on Monday 4th August 2014

The Rio Ferdinand Foundation is an equal opportunities employer

The Rio Ferdinand Foundation is a recognised equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief and gender.

Please complete our equality monitoring form when submitting your application.

Rio Ferdinand Foundation – Registered Charity 1151127

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