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.

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.


Full time, 35 hours per week

It’s an exciting time here at St. Margaret’s House as we’re looking into the future, building our programme and planning a new Arts & Wellbeing Centre on our premises.

It’s time therefore to grow our team again and we are seeking a results-driven and highly competent Administrative Director with strong leadership skills to manage and improve the efficiency of our organisation's operations.

The Administrative Director is a new post responsible for ensuring the proper administration of all aspects of the work of SMH and maximising income from commercial and social opportunities.

  • Assisting in developing and implementing plans and goals for all departments

  • Working with the CE to coordinate and supervise daily operations

  • Ensuring compliance with regulations and internal policies

  • Ensuring best value with all transactions and particularly with the Gallery Café.

  • Representing SMH on outside organisations and bodies.

You will support the CE in departmental planning and monitoring progress and working to enhance productivity and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

Your superior organizational skills and strategic planning will assist in generating positive revenue growth, harmonising operations, improving employee performance, and enhancing our operational model.

You will be well-versed in performance and operations management and competent in assuming delegated duties. You will be a leader and critical thinker, ready to solve problems before they become obstacles.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and CV to tony.hardie@stmargaretshouse.org.uk .

Application deadline: Monday, 24 June 2019  

Interviews: Friday, 28th June 2019, at St. Margaret’s House

Start Date: as soon as possible