Job specification

Title:   Charity Operations Manager, Space4Autism

Location:  Macclesfield, Cheshire but with ability to work from home

Salary:  £10/12 per hour depending on ability and experience

Hours:  10 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed term – 12 months (linked to funding available)

Working pattern: To include attending events at weekends and evenings

Reports to:  Charity Trustees

Closing Date:          3rd December 2014


We are an East Cheshire based charity providing respite for children and young adults on the Autistic Spectrum and support for their families and carers.  We run clubs for children aged 5 to 18 years, educational workshops and a monthly parent/carer support group.  Our latest development is a toddler/ pre-school group.  Whilst our clubs are funded by Cheshire East Council, we rely upon fundraising and donations to support our charity’s activities.

Job Summary

The job is to provide operational management for our small but busy charity which includes administrative duties; web site maintenance where knowledge of WordPress is essential; overseeing the organising and running of the clubs and their staff in accordance with the Council contract; managing the charities premises; organising educational and fundraising events; promotion of the charity via social media; maintaining contact with funders and attendance at events.  This role also involves being the “face” of the charity as the first point of contact for parents / carers and professionals.

Contact: Pauline Girdwood, HR Trustee

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