• Lead Contact: Artistic Director
  • Fee: £1800 per month
  • Terms: This is a Fixed term contract for 12 months at 9 days a month.
  • Location: Hybrid Working from home & On-site for projects/events/meetings
  • Deadline: 31st May

Since its inception in 2018 MAOKWO has been a bold voice for the migrant and marginalised communities, especially the Artists and Women. We aspire to facilitate their training, help them create work that is bold and economically beneficial and help them get recognized. To implement this, MAOKWO will need to work through its systems and policies and ensure that it has the correct set-up in place to deliver on its aspirations. Strategic to this demand is the position of a General Manager.

The new position of the General Manager for MAOKWO will lead on the Operations and Financial management of the organisation and create an efficient organisation-wide systems and processes across all the areas of function. The General Manager will work with MAOKWO’s Artistic Director & CEO, along with other team members, to help deliver key milestones during 2022-23. As the role progresses, we expect to attract funding to support the post permanently.

For this position, we will be considering someone with know-how of managing a Hybrid environment with demonstrable experience of creating systems and processes to support operational functions. The candidate must have a sound knowledge of equality, diversity, and inclusive approaches.

The way we go about our work is entirely distinctive and incredibly fulfilling. At MAOKWO we believe that everyone has something to give and in that generosity, lies the ability to make the world a little better.

  • Lead Contact: Artistic Director
  • Fee: £1800 per month
  • Terms: This is a Fixed term contract for 12 months at 9 days a month.
  • Location: Hybrid Working from home & On-site for projects/events/meetings

Job Brief: Operations

  • To manage day-to-day company administration including and not limited to supporting all aspects of company compliance, including insurance and risk assessments and DBS checks for all staff members, associates and volunteers as required and overseeing Health & Safety.
  • To work closely with the Artistic Director and wider team in devising & supporting the company’s strategic goals and business planning.
  • To coordinate Maokwo programme strands and supporting producers.
  • To manage the Maokwo activity schedule, project timings, venue & travel bookings.
  • To lead on team/internal communications
  • To draw up and issue contracts for Maokwo freelance team & Volunteers
  • To work with the team in updating and creating appropriate company policies

Job Brief: Financial

  • To coordinate Maokwo’s day-to-day finances, including all invoicing, payment of bills.
  • To ensure that Maokwo’s finance systems are fit for purpose and working well, including adequate financial controls.
  • To work with the CEO to set annual budgets.
  • To work with the Artistic Director to oversee the delivering of project budgets.
  • In liaison with the Artistic Director, to create quarterly management accounts and revise financial projections as necessary for the board and core funders.
  • To manage the company’s cash flow.
  • To ensure the timely submission of accounts and annual returns to Companies House

To apply for this position please email us at pr@maokwo.com with a cover letter and your CV. Applications close 31st May 2022. If you would like to get a better understanding and would want to speak about the role, you can call us on 07427480036.