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Security Outreach Coordinator- CST

  • Location: NW London with extensive UK travel
  • Sector: Community
As a Security Outreach Worker your key objective will be to help deliver CST’s security advice to other communities. You will be involved in delivering security briefings to leaders of other communities, throughout the UK, targeted by hate crime and discrimination. 

You will be part of a team responsible for designing and creating materials that advise other communities how to build a security framework in their places of worship. 
  
Going forward CST plans to deliver strategic security advice at conferences organised by external bodies such as the police forces, Mayors’ offices and local government. The Security Outreach Worker will be central to delivery of that plan. 
 
Your key responsibilities for this role are as follows: 
•    To proactively contact local authorities and other public bodies and officials to inform and educate them about this area of the organisation’s work
•    To encourage local authorities and other public bodies and officials to arrange conferences for the Outreach team to present security briefings 
•    To appropriately support the external body with their endeavours when organising a conference for CST
•    To build up strong, respectful and trusting working relationships with leaders of other communities 
•    To take accountability for ensuring that the material delivered at all public presentations is professional and suitable for the audience 
•    To be responsible for delivering - in a confident, intelligent and knowledgeable manner -  all subject matter materials to an external audience
•    To work with colleagues, within the Community Outreach Team and other departments within CST, to develop materials on the various security topics which will be presented to external communities and bodies
 
In this role, you should have the following personal profile: 
•    A police, military, safety or security background would be very advantageous
•    Excellent engagement and outreach skills with the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
•    Experience of planning and delivering a range of community events
•    Excellent communication and facilitation skills with the ability to work with a range of stakeholders
•    Confident and experienced public speaker
•    Ability to prioritise and organise workload effectively to meet deadlines
•    Possess an enthusiastic, tenacious and positive attitude with clear professional boundaries
•    A passion for making a difference
•    Good knowledge of UK faith communities
•    Competent in the use of Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint