Community Engagement Executive (0110)

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.


We’re seeking someone who is passionate about helping our amazing supporters to fundraise, campaign and volunteer for Oxfam by providing first class support and guidance.


The Role


As a community engagement executive, you will maintain and maximise existing volunteer networks by providing excellent remote stewardship and guidance to enable Oxfam’s supporters to give their time, money and voice to help beat poverty for good. You will also work alongside Community Engagement colleagues to instigate and grow new relationships with individuals, fundraising groups and corporate partners across the region.


You will help craft and implement a localised community engagement strategy, working closely with Community Engagement colleagues and Oxfam’s extensive retail network, that inspires and motivates volunteers to raise funds and take action.


Another aspect of this role involves supporting the management of our established product Oxjam Music Festival.


What we are looking for

You are a motivated individual with strong communication and organisational skills. You have experience of working in a fundraising, campaigning or volunteering environment, and are familiar with developing and delivering customer/supporter care strategies.


You’re brilliant at managing and prioritising a busy and varied workload, and adept at managing systems and processes. You have strong problem-solving skills and demonstrate initiative for identifying and carrying out tasks independently. You also have a talent for spotting opportunities to attract, inspire and motivate new supporters to help Oxfam’s work to beat poverty


We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to provide remote guardianship and stewardship of individuals and groups/networks of Oxfam GB supporters in the community, and enable them to engage with Oxfam in a variety of ways.


You will have the opportunity to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field. The role offers appropriate training and development opportunities, fair pay and a competitive benefits package.


Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


How to apply 


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 


About us


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 


  • Location:
    Oxford office or home-based within the South region within easy reach of Oxford and London. There is also potential for hot-desking within the London Office.
  • Hours:
  • Salary:
    £21,017 - £28,820 gross pa. - depending on experience.
  • Region:
    Audience Engagement
  • Job Family:
  • Division:
    Public Engagement
  • Job Type:
    Open ended
  • Closing Date:
    31 July 2019
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