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BUBR-JD1

JOB DESCRIPTION PROJECT COORDINATOR – BLACK UNITY BIKE RIDE

Based remotely and/or potentially in a London office workspace hosted by a BUBR strategic partner.

£24,000 pro rata – 21 hours per week (will include occasional weekend working)

Deadline Sunday 20th February 2022

Black Unity Bike Ride (BUBR) is a charitable initiative that aims to increase ethnic diversity within cycling via a series of wellbeing activations culminating with our flagship annual bike ride across London. The BUBR concept was conceived on 16th July 2020. Just 15 days later, on Saturday 1st August 2020 BUBR was launched which led to a historical European first, where 1,500 Black people aged 8-68 rode a bike through London in solidarity on Black Pound Day.

BUBR is a charitable project owned by New Initiatives Youth & Community Association (Charity Number 1121523) and currently powered by a small team of volunteers. In addition, the project is supported by the BUBR Alliance, which currently consists of 20+ Black-led cycling entities that utilises its collective power, network and influence to bring about positive diversity into the sport.

BUBR has three core values that it operates by: Community, Empowerment and Fun.

BUBR strategic aims are to:

  • Supports African and African-Caribbean people achieve their wellness potential by providing a variety of wellness activations.
  • Increase the volume of African and African-Caribbean people cycling and connect them into the established cycling community
  • Ensure that BUBR is sufficiently resourced to grow and service its communities for the long-term.

BUBR welcomes participants from all ethnic backgrounds, however we do directly target those from the African and African-Caribbean communities.

BUBR is supported by a number of strategic partners and supporters including; Sport England, London Marathon Events, Rapha, Trek, Sky, My Choice and Science in Sport.

CVs + one-paged cover letter emailed to info@blackunitybikeride.com

Deadline Sunday 20th February 2022

 

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Accountability The post-holder will be accountable to the BUBR Founder.

Duties The job description gives an outline of key duties and is not intended to be an exhaustive list. The post holder may be asked from time to time to take on other responsibilities as reasonably requested by their manager.

  • Support the project management of BUBR activations including the flagship bike ride.
  • Manage the BUBR email inbox and all related administration related to BUBR.
  • Manage the BUBR shop including all purchases and deliveries.
  • Oversee the coordination of all BUBR events
  • Support a team of volunteers that lead on a variety of workstreams.
  • Be the primary operational contact for all BUBR stakeholder relationships.
  • Support the sign-up registration process for the BUBR annual ride.
  • Manage the BUBR content management system
  • Devise and deliver an effective recruitment campaign to recruit volunteer leads, using a range of media outlets, including the use of social media.
  • Deliver a comprehensive recruitment and induction package to all Volunteers, including relevant checks and the delivery of induction and other relevant training.
  • Identify and complete all grant funding applications that are relevant to and support the long-term sustainability of BUBR.
  • Network with a range of relevant organisations to promote and publicise the work of BUBR and developing good joint working relationships through regular contact.
  • Maintain accurate records of recruitment, development and training and provide up to date information to maintain the accurate database of volunteers and BUBR participants.
  • Prepare detailed quarterly reports for all relevant funding stakeholders on aspects of the project as requested by the BUBR Founder.
  • Create and maintain a staff/volunteer operations handbook that encapsulates the BUBR culture and way of working.

Person Specification We are seeking the following skills, knowledge, experience and personal qualities.

  1. Experience of successfully executing community projects and activations.
  2. Experience of volunteer development, training and partnership working.
  3. An energised individual that possesses sincere belief and passion in the BUBR vision.
  4. Effective administrative and organisational skills, including using software packages, project management systems and social media.
  5. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different audiences using a range of styles and methods suited to the purpose.
  6. Proven track record of project delivery, experience of delivering on agreed targets/outcomes and of working to meet tight deadlines.
  7. Proven track record of delivering training, either on a one-to-one basis or in a group.
  8. Ability to motivate, empower and successfully engage volunteers.
  9. Ability to manage own work performance effectively.
  10. Willingness and ability to work flexibly within a start-up context.
  11. Experience in capturing and narrating programme impact data and insights to relevant stakeholders.

 

CVs + one-paged cover letter emailed to info@blackunitybikeride.com