MANAGING DIRECTOR

Position: Permanent, Full time
Reporting to: Chief Executive
Salary: £45,000 – £60,000, depending on experience
Deadline: Sunday 12th August
Start Date: December 2018

As Managing Director, you will head Year Here’s day-to-day operations, ensuring that we are delivering a quality product, making profit and maintaining a happy and high-performing team.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Year Here is a platform for young professionals who want to build smart responses to social problems. Over one year our Fellows learn from, and design with, people at the frontline of inequality – in care homes, homeless hostels and youth services across London – and go on to found some of the most promising social impact startups in the country. Since launching at 10 Downing Street in 2013, we’ve worked with 128 aspiring social entrepreneurs and launched award-winning social ventures like Cracked It, Birdsong and Chatterbox. We’re a deeply committed team of 8 surrounded by a faculty of 75 social innovation experts – the great and the good of Britain’s social impact world. We care about being first-rate professionals, learning with restless vigour and having fun along the way.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As Managing Director, you will head Year Here’s day-to-day operations, ensuring that we are delivering a quality product, making profit and maintaining a happy and highperforming team. A good social business should, first and foremost, be a good business. It’ll be your job to ensure that we meet our commercial goals and turn a profit year-on-year. You’ll manage our finances and, with your knowledge of business operations, make shrewd decisions to keep the business successful. You’ll manage a brilliant team of 8 – including designers, facilitators and marketeers – and make sure they’re on track with sales, recruitment and programme delivery. You’ll get stuck in to each of these strands and provide timely support and direction to the team members managing each of them. Plus you’ll take on strategic projects like developing the Year Here Foundation and building out a new executive education offering. You will manage two directors and two managers and report to the Chief Executive and our board. This is a full time role.

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TO APPLY 

Send your application to Jack Graham on [email protected] with the subject line “[Your Name] / Managing Director Application” and:

• Tell us about yourself and why you want this role.

• Tell us about the most difficult business decisions you’ve ever had to make.

• Attach your CV and/or link us to a LinkedIn profile or online portfolio.

The closing date for the role is midnight on Sunday 12th August although we will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities and people with disabilities.