We’re Hiring

We're Hiring!

Space2 are hiring!  We are looking for a part-time Project Manager to join our team here at The Old Fire Station in Gipton. 

The Role

Reporting to the Co-Director Programmes and Partnerships and responsible for a portfolio of projects you will be responsible for all the operational management aspects of project management and delivery, ensuring that projects and work-streams are delivered within the agreed requirements, embedding co-production principles and ensuring that reporting is gathered and completed on a timely basis. One key project is Better Together.

The Better Together project, delivered by the Orion Partnership (Feel Good Factor, Space2, Shantona, Zest Health for Life) and Touchstone offers a collaborative approach, by working with local people to build social capital, reduce health inequalities and support healthier lifestyles across East and North East Leeds - using creativity and the arts as a tool to engage.

These partnerships enable Space2 to support community development by delivering a range of activities such as gardening, physical activity sessions, chat and create groups and one to one sessions.

Better Together showcases each organisation’s most effective projects, engaging with over 7,000 people every year. All of the work supports local people taking part by exploring their current situation using wellbeing wheels, one-to-one social connecting sessions and peer support as part of group work. 

The role is 2.5 days per week and will be paid at £25,500 fte. 

About You

We are looking for an experienced project manager, who is versatile, highly organised, positive and motivated. You should possess strong organisational, communication and leadership skills. You will be values driven, work as part of a team, committed to social change and believe in the arts as a vehicle for change. You will need plenty of initiative and drive, have good communication skills, able to operate under pressure, prioritise, and have experience of developing relationships with individuals and organisations. Experience of using database systems and Microsoft computer programmes.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and can offer support to complete applications in alternative formats. 

As a Safer Employer we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

If you are interested in being part of Space2 please contact Sarah Tolkin, Co-Director Business and Governance for further details and an application pack by filling in the contact form below: