Part-time Development Manager
Our flexible working environment
The role being offered is for one day a week. We are open to discussions on how the successful candidate might wish to arrange their hours.
Where we are based
Urban Eye is based in North Kensington, London.
Address: 34 Baseline Studios, Whitchurch Road, London W11 4AT.
The nearest tube station is Latimer Road on the Hammersmith & City line. Facilities in the immediate area to our office include the Sports & Leisure Centre on Bomore Road (gym, swimming pool, cafeteria). There are two Co-ops within short walking distance and the Station pub at the tube station.
A little more about Urban Eye
Urban Eye is an established charity which transforms neglected public spaces in central London. We work closely with local communities, councils and stakeholders to regenerate run-down sites. Our output includes large-scale mosaics, murals and environmental and lighting design improvements to walkways, bridges and flyovers.
What we offer
- Working with a dynamic arts organisation
- Working with community groups
- Making improvements to neglected inner-city environments
- An introduction to the charity sector
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our small team. Urban Eye has significant scope for future growth and we are looking for the right person to help develop the potential of our North Kensington based art and urban design charity, to take it to the next level.
The position is focused around securing new projects for Urban Eye. The role involves identifying new project and funding opportunities, networking with existing and new partners and providing consistent support in increasing the outreach and raising the profile of Urban Eye.
The successful candidate will be resourceful and able to work in a semi autonomous way, reporting back at regular intervals to existing staff. We are looking for an individual who has experience in business, is able to make things happen and is passionate about what we do.
What you’ll be doing
- Contacting potential partners including housing and resident associations
- Approaching local organisations and government bodies
- Researching funding opportunities
- Helping in fundraising activities
- Involvement in creative development of projects
- Identify potential partner developers and architects
- Researching future project materials (tiles, paints etc.)
A little bit about the candidate
Good organisational and communication skills are required. The ideal candidate will have some experience in marketing or business and the ability to work on their own initiative. The candidate will have an interest in art, design and creative community projects.
Receipt of applications and interviews
The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 5th August. Interviews will be held weeks beginning 12th August and 19th August. The start date we envisage is the week beginning 2nd September.