We are looking for new team members! 

 

Why you’ll lIKE St. Margaret’s House

Our unique charity is a fun and inspiring place to work. Perks include:

  • Free lunch at the award winning Gallery Café

  • Discounts at Yoganest, our wellbeing studio

  • Great office space in the heart of Bethnal Green, in a historic Victorian building

  • The ability to learn, progress, and develop your skills

  • The opportunity to contribute directly to the growth and success of a fast-paced exciting charity

  • A fun, exciting workplace with people who love and care about what they do

Please only apply for these roles if you meet the essential criteria outlined. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant and you will be contacted only if you have been shortlisted for this role. It can take ten working days for us to read your CV so please wait to hear from us in regards to whether we will taking your application further.

St. Margaret’s House is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be judged according to an equal opportunities policy.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER

6 months contract, 21 hours p.w ( 3 days) , £10.20 p.h.

Job Description

Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders, the Graphic Designer will continue to build the SMH brand while creating visuals and campaigns that will increase the brand’s awareness as well as making it recognisable amongst the visual clutter of East London.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with being involved in every stage of the design process — from conception through to completion, while handling rounds of revisions with attention to detail and a positive attitude.

You'll be reporting to the Communications Manager and working alongside our Social Media Coordinator.

Our very diverse programme means that you will be focusing on generating creative and engaging solutions to promote our projects, keeping the brand fresh and consistent.

The role will require the following:

Experience

·         In both print and digital design, with a sound knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud either as an in-house designer or at a marketing/advertising agency

·         Track record of working on campaigns, from concept definition, to preparation of all documents for production and liaising with production companies

·         Project management and experience of working with a range of stakeholders

·         An understanding of creating video content or photography and camera work experience would be a bonus.

Knowledge/ Skills

·                     Educated to degree level or equivalent and holding relevant professional qualifications

·                     Knowledge of the voluntary and not-for-profit sectors

·                     Facility with mainstream social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and with publishing platforms such as Squarespace

·                     Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to engage and build relationships with a range of stakeholders

Personal attributes

·                     An interest in arts and wellbeing

·                     Flexible attitude to working environment and ability to work as part of a team

·                     Dynamic, motivated, energetic and creative with a can-do approach to problem-solving;

·                     An excellent eye for detail

·                     Intuitive, a good communicator, open to feedback

·                     Enthusiastic, dedicated  and proactive

·                     Respectful, open, and sensitive to others’ history and experience. Sensitive to local cultures and languages. Positively committed to anti-discriminatory practice;

SMH employees have something extra. A quirky edge, a positive attitude and a driving passion to bring something unique to the team and to the work for the community. It’s hard to define, but you’ll know if you’ve got it, and so will we.

 

How to apply

Please send a brief cover letter, a portfolio and CV  to comms@stmargaretshouse.org.uk .

Please only apply for this role if you meet the essential criteria outlined. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant and you will be contacted only if you have been shortlisted for this role. It can take ten working days for us to read your CV so please wait to hear from us in regards to whether we will taking your application further.

St. Margaret’s House is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be judged according to an equal opportunities policy.

 

Thank for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Application deadline: Sunday, 25th November

Interviews: 26- 28 November

Start Date: 3rd December




cafe assistant/ BARISTA AT THE GALLERY CAFE

Part time; £8.50 per hour

We are currently looking to hire a part-time Barista with an immediate start.

The ideal cafe assistant / barista candidate will have experience making coffee and serving in a busy cafe environment and an interest in vegan food and drink.

Essential criteria:

  • At least one years experience as skilled barista

  • Ability to manage time effectively and keep calm under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills with high level literacy and numeracy and fluent English

  • Tons of common sense

  • Ability to form good relationships with co-workers and customers

  • Flexible availability - early mornings and late evenings will be required, along with last minute covers

  • Super hard work ethic

  • Must be able to work weekends

Desirable:

  • Advanced coffee training

  • Experience working alone or running shifts

  • Passion for vegan food

All candidates must provide CV and brief cover letter to be considered for the role.  Any limits to availability should be mentioned in application.

Apply by sending a CV and a cover letter to cafe.manager@stmargaretshouse.org.uk


Kitchen Porter

Part-Time; £9.00 per hour

We are currently looking to hire a kitchen porter for around 20 hours per week with an immediate start.

Candidates must have experience as a KP and the role involves some food preparation, washing up and monitoring bins, as well as day-to-day and deep cleaning tasks.

The job is quite physically demanding so not for the faint-hearted. You must also have excellent English and communication skills as well as taking direction well and being able to use initiative.

We are a very busy site and whilst the work is hard the team are very friendly and you will receive a meal on shift.

Apply by sending a CV and a cover letter to head.ched@stmargaretshouse.org.uk


SMH employees have something extra. A quirky edge, a positive attitude and a driving passion to bring something unique to the team and to the work for the community. It’s hard to define, but you’ll know if you’ve got it, and so will we.

We look forward to hearing from you!