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PENLEE CLUSTER BUSINESS MANAGER

 

Penlee Cluster, a group of 4 churches in Penzance, is looking for a BUSINESS MANAGER. The Business Manager will oversee the process of commercialisation of the 6 Cluster buildings and projects to increase income streams, will be responsible for overseeing the writing of bids for Cluster Projects and will oversee and manage the staffing of key projects.

Key skills:

·         Knowledge and experience of Grant Awarding bodies, particularly in the Voluntary, Charity and Business start-up sector

·         Formal qualifications in Finance or Business or Entrepreneurial activities

·         Good communicator, computer literate and able to work to dead lines

·         Experience of managing small teams, particularly volunteers

·         DBS check will be required

Hours per week:  14   (working days negotiable but must include Tuesdays)

Usual working place: St Mary’s church, Penzance

Salary : £14/hr = £10,192 pa

4 weeks holiday per year (pro rata)

For more information and an application form contact businessmanager@penleecluster.org.uk

Application deadline: 30th April 2019

Interview date:  10th May 2019

 

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Business Manager

The Role

The Business Manager will oversee the process of commercialisation of the 6 Cluster buildings and projects to increase the income stream and to realise the aims of the Penlee Cluster.

The Business Manager will be responsible for overseeing the writing of bids for Cluster Projects

The Business Manager will oversee and manage the staffing of key projects.

The role will be line managed by the Team Rector and supported by the Cluster Treasurer’s Group.

Goals

Through targeted marketing, research and imaginative use of the buildings, revenue streams will be  increased so that the cluster can carry out its response to the  "The five marks of mission" plans during the next four years.

Supporting volunteer help from appropriate churches and Cluster projects at least 2 bids will be researched and written each month.  Grant sourcing is a significant part of this role.

Business Manager Project Outline

  • Marketing buildings and events.  Working with Core staff and churchwardens, the BM will continue the strategy of exploring and developing ways that the buildings can be used for mission and funding streams opportunities.
  • Networking in community : The BM will build up and maintain a list of useful working contacts within the community
  • Bid writing: With a group of volunteers and Core staff members engaged in projects the BM will head up and oversee bid writing for present cluster projects and for the development of the work in the Penlee Cluster. Constantly looking for new grant opportunities will be an important part of this work
  • Setting priorities To help set priorities annually with Core staff and churchwardens, by analyzing  budgets, footfall and targeted working outcomes.  Contribute to risk analyses of projects with the Team Leader and core staff and monitoring those risks on an ongoing basis.
  • Revenue Raising:  Identifying with the Penlee Cluster treasurers group new ways of generating income, developing income streams and methods of giving.
  • Management of specific projects:  To include overseeing of staff, expenses and marketing.

 

Person specification:

  • Knowledge and experience of Grant Awarding bodies, particularly in the Voluntary, Charity and Business start-up sector
  • Practical experience of Business set up
  • Formal qualifications in Finance or Business or Entrepreneurial activities
  • Good communicator, computer literate and able to work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and creative
  • Current driving licence.
  • Team Player
  • Experience of managing small teams, particularly volunteers
  • A DBS check will be required
  • Sympathetic to the work and ethos of the Church of England in this place

 

Hours per week:  14 (working days negotiable but must include Tuesdays)

Usual working place: St Mary’s Church, Penzance

Salary : £14/hr = £10,192 pa

4 weeks holiday per year (pro rata)

 

Aims of Penlee Cluster

The advancement of the Christian faith in particular but not exclusively by promoting Christian Mission within the Penlee Cluster area according to The Five Marks Of Mission Of The Church Of England

The Five Marks of Mission

TELL                 To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom

TEACH             To teach, baptise and nurture new believers

TEND               To respond to human need by loving service

TRANSFORM   To seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation

TREASURE       To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth

 

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