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Malcolm X is in search of a highly organised, analytical and approachable Community Centre Manager to ensure the management and smooth running of MX Community Centre.

Please, to apply send your CV and Cover Letter to explaining why you are suited for this role. In addition you need to complete the Equal opportunities Form and email it with your CV.

MX Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
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Accountable to: Board of Trustees

Accountable for: Malcolm X Community Centre staff, marketing, promotion, and general office duties relating to the work of the Centre.

Salary: Starting £25,000 p.a.

Hours: 37 hours a week. Fixed term basis of 12 months (with a possibility of extension, subject to performance and funding). Full-time mainly Monday to Friday, evening and some weekend work will be required. We will be willing to consider flexible working within the Centre opening hours

Job Purpose: The Community Centre Manager (the Manager) will play a key role in ensuring the management and smooth running of MX Community Centre. An important aspect of the job is to develop the business, making the best use of the facilities available and identify new opportunities by means of effective marketing, networking, and innovative solutions. Working closely with the Trustees and other staff and local statutory, voluntary, and commercial sector organisations. Also, the Manager will work to ensure the Centre is a vibrant, well managed facility that operates for the benefit of it members, local residents and organisations within a sustainable framework.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Manager are:

  • To manage the Centre and its staff in accordance with the parameters of and under the direction set by the Trustees.

  • To develop and implement procedures for the effective management of the Centre’s staff.

  • Foster a culture of collaboration with local organisations and stakeholders and seek out opportunities of partnerships relating to the role.

  • To develop services and facilities in accordance with the aims of the Trustees.

  • To encourage local services and activities to be run from the Centre, for example open days, social events, public meetings, advise services and annual general meetings.

  • Support the business development manager in the development of project proposals and identifying and applying for grants in relation to the role.

  • To prepare reports for and attend all Community Centre Trustee and annual general meetings.

  • Be responsible for the overall security of the sites and being responsible for the out of office emergency contact.

Other related duties:

  • The post holder will also undertake such additional duties as necessary in relation to the work of the community centre.

Skills and abilities:

  • A professional attitude and approach to the management of the Centre.

  • It is important that you are confident in English and Maths.

  • Excellent communication skills- both written and verbal.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Confident, self-motivated, innovative, and able to work under pressure.

  • Good team leadership skills with the ability to develop and support all members of the team.

  • Able to prioritise work and demands.

  • Able to work collaboratively.

  • Understanding of financial budgets.

  • Able to work flexible hours when required.

Education and training:

  • Educated to at least A-level/level 3 or equivalent with a range of relevant qualifications.

  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of Word and Excel, although training in this area will be provided if required.

  • Proven experience in either the voluntary/community sector, business, project management or marketing.


  • A strong commitment to community-based services.

  • Confident and capable with a range of software including Microsoft office, google suite, zoom etc.

  • Able to work occasional evenings and weekends and attend the Centre at short notice.

  • Duties must be carried out in compliance with our Equal Opportunities Policy, safeguarding and Health and Safety Policy.

  • Consent to an enhanced DBS disclosure Salary etc.

Please email attaching your CV and cover note to explain why you are suited for this role. In addition you need to complete the Equal opportunities Form and email it with your CV.

Deadline for applications extended to 20th April, 2022. Interviews will be conducted week commencing 25th April 2022.

MX Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Download DOC • 116KB


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