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Centre Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £28,000
  • Westfield Park Community Centre Westfield Street Falkirk FK2 9DX
  • Closing 23rd September 2019

  • Advertised from 19th August 2019
  • Salary depending on experience. 35 hours per week (excluding breaks). Flexible working hours, occasional evening/weekend work may be required.


It is a diverse role requiring a range of skills and qualities to ensure the longer-term sustainability of Westfield Park Community Centre.

The main role of the Centre Development Manager is to achieve an increase in hall bookings and activities and help to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Centre as a result. Core duties include:

  • to monitor and promote usage and activity programmes
  • research, compile and complete applications for local & national funding
  • to meet regularly with customers to discuss their needs and feedback
  • to oversee the Centre’s upkeep and maintenance;
  • to administer and control the financial activities of the charity

This position requires an enthusiastic, creative individual to support the successful operation of the Centre. You will have the required drive, passion and determination to help the Centre deliver specified outputs, maximising the use of the Centre to achieve a range of outcomes for the local community. You will be able to demonstrate relevant management experience and have a successful track record of delivering quality outputs. Relevant experience of the voluntary/ community development sectors would be beneficial.

Supporting the development of sustainable income streams through creative use of the available space is also a requirement of the post. Specifically, the role will include:

  • Monitoring and delivering agreed project outcomes/ milestones and report regularly to funders/ stakeholders, ensuring quality and impact is measured appropriately.
  • Initiating activities and programmes which promote the Centre and increase usage.
  • Monitoring facility use and activities/ services offered to ensure consistency and quality is maintained.
  • Consulting regularly with Centre customers and the wider community and react to the diverse and changing needs of our users
  • Initiating a cyclical maintenance programme and establish an appropriate budget for short, medium and longer-term investment.
  • Establishing appropriate management systems to ensure smooth operation of the facility on a day to day basis.
  • Line management and supervision of all staff members
  • Strengthening and supporting the Centre’s growing volunteer base.
  • Reporting on a monthly basis to the Board of Management

The Centre Manager will be directed by and work closely with the Centre’s Board of Management, with whom ultimate responsibility for the Centre lies.

Given the nature of the post you will be subject to a PVG application.

Responsible to: Board of Management

Annual Leave: 24 days per year & public holidays & Employer pension’s contributions.

Application notes

Closing date: 23rd September

Interview date scheduled 22nd October

To find out more/to apply, please download the application pack below.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.