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Managing Director

We are looking for an innovative, passionate and experienced individual to manage the daily business.

We promote organisations in South London (our home) and now Liverpool, as we grow nationally. We all work remotely, having regular zoom calls and keeping in contact on slack, and some in-person meetings. Hours are flexible and can be arranged in the week as you wish between Mon-Fri 9-5. There may be infrequent weekend of evening work when attending events or volunteer meetings. You will work with 1 other employee and a number of project-based freelancers, as well as 3 board directors who oversee the strategy and ensure the MD and organisation are meeting revenue and impact targets.
We are small, friendly and flexible so you will have room to innovate and trial different ideas which align with our mission.

 

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing CB’s business strategies to increase social impact and revenue (secured from grants and consultancy sales)

  • Creating, executing and monitoring the performance of comprehensive business plans

  • Establishing internal company policies, procedures and legal protocols with the support of our legal experts

  • Overseeing employment, professional development and employee performance activities (currently we have 1 employee but hope to grow the team)

  • Establishing long-lasting relationships with organisations, beneficiaries, volunteers, partners and local authorities to grow our network

  • Creating a company culture and monitoring its adoption

  • Representing the company at public events and attending conferences

  • Reporting to the board every quarter

 

Qualifications and skills


We are an open-access organisation and would like to hear from everyone who thinks they have the following skills set:

  • Proven record of success in a senior management role

  • In-depth knowledge of community based health & social care and/or grass roots ecosystem

  • Ability to identify and attract talented employees/freelancers/volunteers

  • Extensive knowledge of financial and small business management techniques (with support from the board and accountant)

  • Commercial awareness and ability to grow revenue of a grass roots organisation

  • Ability to balance conflicting interests

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills

  • Proficiency in developing and implementing strategic and business plans

  • Ability to perform in high-pressure situations

 

Non-essential

  • Experience of good knowledge of software development (to support and guide our social prescribing hub development)

  • Experience in social enterprise

  • Experience in service evaluation & design

Contract length: 6 months

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Application deadline: 04/04/2022

Expected start date: 01/05/2022

Salary: £800.00 per month​

Please apply by emailing sandra@communitybridges.co.uk with a CV and cover letter describing your suitability to the role and our organisation by 5pm Monday 4 April .

Please book a 15 minute call with Sandra if you wish to discuss the role further https://calendly.com/comm_bridges

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Find the opportunity to collaborate with community leaders as they continue their work supporting and helping vulnerable individuals. Express your top tips on self-care and use your writing as a tool to uplift others.
We are always looking for keen talented writers. Get in touch today to have a chat with our blog manager about how you can contribute.

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We are always looking for new illustrators to join the creative team of Community Bridges as volunteers. Our magazine aims to highlight and celebrate community members while offering important insight into self-care. We love to keep our visual language inclusive, diverse and exciting. We would love for your images to support important community messages. 
Get in touch today to organize a meeting with our blog manager to see how you can contribute.

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