The Magic Club is a brand new youth facility opened in March 2018. It was developed to provide a space to inspire the futures for young people in Claremont, Blackpool.
We are recruiting for an Interim Chief Executive Officer to help the board of trustees develop the organisation at this very crucial stage.
As our Interim Chief Executive your day might include:
Managing payment for a delivery of toilet roll and keeping an eye on our budget lines.
Supporting a volunteer to deliver a presentation to a new potential partner.
Writing a funding bid to deliver holiday activity.
Playing connect4 with young people.
Checking outcomes from our service providers against our agreements.
Giving a local business a tour of our facility.
Creating a performance report for the board.
This is a new post within a new organisation, and there is an element of us developing a concrete role description together. However, we do know this will not be your traditional CEO role, with no other directly employed staff, you will have to be able to turn your hand to everything and be able to learn new skills as you go.
A passion for creating the best opportunities we can for and with local young
An open mind for new ideas.
A committed board of trustees with a range of experience and skills.
A lot of enthusiasm!
This job might be for you if:
You enjoy jumping into something brand new. You don’t mind some element of the unknown. You can quickly take stock of where we are now and how you can enhance that. You are able to work flexibly including some evenings and weekends.
You can understand the importance of what we are doing. You can work with a diverse range of people and organisations to make our vision a reality and you can help support the development of that vision.
You can work efficiently and independently. You pay attention to the details, and the budgets, and the SLAs, and the trustees, and the relationships, and the young people, and the delivery, and the petty cash, and the volunteers, and the opportunities; all at the same time.
You can communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to almost anyone. You can motivate other people to feel passionate about The Magic Club and what we do.
You are motivated and driven and you truly want to make a difference.
Full details of what you will have are outlined in our person specification.
This is a part time post based on £30,000pa. 2 days per week for approx. 39 weeks OR 3 days per week for approx. 25 weeks. However, we can be flexible for the right candidate. We hope to secure further funding for this role to become full time for a longer contract term. We might need your help to do this.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) outlining your relevant skills and why this position appeals to you to [email protected] by Monday 7th May.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday the 16th May 2018, a short presentation will be required.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably
qualified persons regardless of their race,sex, gender, disability,religion/beliefs,sexual
orientation, or age.