Brighton, Brighton and Hove
£32,000 per annum
Contract, Part-time, 30 hours per week
Job description

Brighton Natural Health Centre (BNHC) is a long-established charity working in the area of community health, providing classes to support personal health and wellbeing, including yoga, dance, Pilates, meditation, tai chi, movement for health and more, along with talks and workshops. The charity occupies premises in central Brighton with two excellent spaces for classes and has access to other spaces in the local area where required.

This year marks the charity’s 40th birthday and we are looking for a dynamic professional to drive the charity forwards as we recover from the restrictions and impact of the Covid pandemic.

As well as continuing to provide income-generating classes and events alongside its current outreach projects, the charity is looking to develop more significant externally-funded projects to further its charitable aims in the local community, and realise its ambitions of becoming the most inclusive and accessible community resource possible.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with proven operations, finance and business development expertise, and with hands-on experience of running and developing a smaller enterprise, ideally within the charity sector. They will need to be passionately committed to the delivery of personal, community and planetary health.

They should demonstrate excellent leadership skills, vision and drive, and have confident people management skills, along with proven experience of developing projects and instigating partnerships with both large and small organisations.

• Part-time, 30 hours per week, flexible working considered
• £32,000 per annum
• Six month contract initially - we intend this to lead to a permanent role subject to successful review
• Reporting to the Board of Trustees
• Line management responsibilities: Centre Manager and Community Coordinator
• Oversight of outsourced accountancy, bookkeeping and marketing functions

Main duties of the role
• Following the vision set by the Trustees, lead the development and implementation of a strategic business plan, based on sound operational practices and processes.
• Drive the practical evolution of its business model and charitable activities, and lay the groundwork for a sustainable future for BNHC more clearly devoted to community health and wellbeing.
• Lead the production of effective financial systems in order to produce regular trusted and accurate budget monitoring and forecasting, and other financial data reports to enable effective decision-making.
• Lead, develop and support a professional team of staff, volunteers and contracted teachers to deliver efficient operational functions, to create a rewarding working environment.
• Develop positive and effective relationships with the charity’s stakeholders.
• Further develop and enhance BNHC’s reputation as a centre of excellence.
• Provide support, guidance and accurate financial information to the trustees on a broad range of issues, to enable effective decision-making.


The full job description and qualifications/experience required, and how to apply, are contained within the application pack. If you would like any further information, or to discuss the role before applying, please see contact email details in the application pack.

Please download the application pack attached.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 30th April 2021.

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Posted on: 13 April 2021
Closed date: 30 April 2021
Tags: Senior Management, Business Development