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.


operations director

Reporting to: Chief Executive | Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum, depending on experience | Hours: 35 hours per week


The Operations 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.

This is an exciting time for us as we are looking to build the new Arts& Wellbeing Centre in the coming years on our premises and the fundraising process has just begun.

We are seeking a results-driven and highly competent Operations Director with strong leadership skills to manage and improve the efficiency of our organisation's operations.

You will support the CE in departmental planning and monitoring progress. You will also be 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.

Application deadline: Monday, 26 August 2019  

Interviews: Friday, 30 August  2019, at St. Margaret’s House

Start Date: as soon as possible

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. 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!


COMMUNITY ARTS MANAGER

Reporting to: Arts& Wellbeing Project Manager | Salary: £23,169 pa | Hours: 35 hours per week


Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders including volunteers and freelance practitioners, the Community Arts Manager will further develop SMH’s community engagement aspirations, strengthening and establishing relationships/partnerships with the communities in Tower Hamlets, especially Bethnal Green where St Margaret’s House (SMH) is based.

At the heart of SMH’s community engagement plans are our community projects. Create Place, our creative studio, is a launch pad for starting a project that benefits the community & a space for creative people to gather, learn, create, and have fun.

The Community Arts Manager supports and leads on projects including craft, woodwork, painting, fashion as well as a volunteer curator and artist in residence programme. Added to that they will play a key role within then Arts and Wellbeing team which will bring opportunities to work with theatre, music and performance art. It’s an opportunity to develop strategic skills as part of a friendly, dynamic team.

Our aspirations for the Create Place reflect our ambitions for SMH. We believe that by working with the local community, through the Create Place, we have the opportunity to both provide accessible classes for people who want to learn new skills, have fun and to support creative people in sharing and teaching to our community.

A priority task for the Community Arts Manager will be to manage the Create Place, reporting to the Arts and Wellbeing Project Manager as well as working closely with other members of the SMH team, colleagues from partner organisations, local stakeholders, community organisations, and external professional advisors where appropriate.

It’s an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their management and strategic skills, someone who enjoys working with communities and thrives on being part of a team.

Application deadline: Monday 12th August at 9am; 

Start Date: first week of September

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. 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!