This is a great opportunity for someone with a business mindset do something that really makes a difference - engaging and coordinating businesses to contribute to the aims of Manchester Homelessness Partnership (MHP).
The employer is Street Support Network, on behalf of MHP. You can read more about this organisation and the partnership in the MHP project specification.
The purpose of the role is to build relationships with corporate and other partners to make an effective contribution, and to encourage further investment in homelessness within the city.
The role involves research, networking, connecting, presenting, facilitation and communication. Activities will include:
You will need to have a business mindset and have a strong commitment to the aims, values and culture of the Manchester Homelessness Charter.
Applicants need to have excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills. You need to be flexible and adaptable, innovative and solution focused, self-motivated and organised, confident but with humility, sensitive to different perspectives, authentic, and able to balance tenacity and patience.
You will need to quickly develop an understanding what's needed across the sector, and to value people with lived experience and frontline services. You will need to be objective and neutral, acting for the whole partnership. Experience in businesses and an understanding of corporate social responsibility is important, alongside some knowledge of the issues around homelessness.
We value lived experience, professional and learned experience, and welcome applications from people with personal experience of homelessness (though this is not a requirement).
The working hours are flexible, based around the needs of the applicant and the role, which may include early morning or evening events, and occasionally events at weekend. We offer 25 days holiday a year. The office is located in central Manchester.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. There will be a 12 week probationary period.
* We may decide to offer a lower salary if the successful applicant needs additional developmental support in the form of training, coaching, mentoring, or event facilitation.
Interviews will be conducted in late January. If you have any further questions, you can get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.Apply Now
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