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Senior Outreach Officer

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
£31,426 – £35,919 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

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Senior Outreach Officer

Vauxhall, London


£31,426 – £35,919 per annum, full time (35 hours per week) with 25 days’ annual leave (increase with length of service up to maximum of 30 days), plus public Bank Holidays. 5% employer contribution to a workplace pension and Employees Assistant Programme.

We offer hybrid working arrangements with two days in the office.



We are seeking for an individual to join the Outreach team and work to increase the number of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activities that are organised or supported by local government, including new and existing local community organisations and to manage, co-ordinate and support a team of support worker.

Main Duties & responsibilities


- Maximise the reach and impact of HMD activities organised or supported by local government

- Establish and maintain relationships with relevant local government representatives

- Develop, deliver and evaluate a plan and programme of work for optimising local government HMD activities

- Capture, record and analyse local government and community organisation data about HMD activities

- To manage, co-ordinate and support a team of support workers (freelancers/part time employees) who promote HMD in specific sectors and/or regions and/or Nations, including overseeing data capture activities.

- Identify opportunities for maximising future activities and impact

- Produce reports, including for specific projects with financial and statistical data about activities undertaken, and present to colleagues and Trustees.

- Work closely with colleagues in HMDT and contribute to cross-departmental activities

- Contribute to supporting new and existing HMD activity organisers


- Support UK Ceremony as necessary.

- Work as part of the HMDT team to realise the charitable aims and Holocaust Memorial Day Trust organisational strategic plan.

- To undertake any other duties which may reasonably be requested.

Person specification

- Experience of working with local government to achieve specific goals and outcomes

- Relationship building/networking skills and experience of working sensitively with a range of stakeholders,

- Experience of data handling, analysis and reporting

- Ability to take initiative and prioritise effectively

- Ability to work under pressure with meet tight deadlines

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Experience of managing or supervising others (desirable)

- Knowledge of the Holocaust, Persecution or recent genocides (desirable)

- Knowledge of the voluntary and / or community sector in the UK (desirable)

This job profile is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the role, not as an exhaustive list of duties and tasks. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to the grade that are not listed above. HMDT examines and updates job profiles periodically to ensure they relate to the role being performed.

All staff are required to support key activities such as the national ceremony in January, therefore annual leave is not permitted in the month of December and January (except over the Christmas festive period). 

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strives to be an inclusive, diverse organisation.

Closing date for applications is the 27th September 2021. If you wish to have an informal conversation on this role, please contact Paul Lautman, Head of Outreach.

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