We are a charity run by and working to support residents of Southmead, Bristol. In partnership with other community groups, we raise funds and manage projects which directly address our community’s needs. These projects aim to increase opportunities, reduce isolation and promote wellbeing.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about utilising excellent financial management and financial leadership to enable us to deliver our charitable objectives.

Role description

Reporting to the CEO of Southmead Development Trust, you will drive forwards the Trust’s ambitions to grow its impact through continuous improvement of its financial systems and accurate, constructive reporting.

You will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and a trusted advisor to project leaders as we develop our existing activities and establish new services and mechanisms for increasing our impact. Using a range of methods, this work will include joint ventures, Community Interest Companies and wholly owned trading subsidiaries.

You will be experienced in drafting budgets for business plans and funding applications. You will be confident in negotiating and securing different forms of multi-million-pound repayable finance, contracts and donations.

With a keen eye for detail, you will be equally passionate in the management of the many small budgets we hold on behalf of some truly transformational projects and smaller community groups.

Role details

Salary: £40-50k per annum (pro-rata)

Hours: Between 20 – 37 per week to be worked flexibly

Contract type: Permanent

Benefits include: Free membership to onsite Greenway Centre gym and fitness classes, 10% discount on food and drink at our onsite cafe, life insurance.

How to apply

Please download the application form.

You may also download and complete the opportunities monitoring form (optional).

Completed applications and equal opportunities monitoring form (optional) should be submitted by email to alexkittow@southmead.org

For questions or a chat about the role or a copy of the job description and person specification please contact Alex Kittow on 0117 950 3335 or alexkittow@southmead.org

Deadline: The deadline for applications is midnight 2nd January 2019.

Interviews: Interviews are likely to take place on the 9th January 2019.