Scene & Heard is recruiting an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Office & Finance Manager.

A unique mentoring project, Scene & Heard partners the inner-city children of Somers Town, London with volunteer theatre professionals through our structured programme of playwriting courses. Established in 1999, Scene & Heard is a highly successful, award-winning charity, with a proven track record. 

The fundamental purpose of our work is to use the skills of theatre professionals and the power of creativity and imagination to mentor children, improving self-esteem, raising aspiration and expanding their sense of what is possible. The charity operates with a staff of 4, various freelance specialists and a volunteer base of 350+ arts professionals.

The Office & Finance Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the charity, for administration and financial management.  To be a successful candidate, you will have experience of working in a similar role, with relevant skills. You will enjoy prioritising a diverse, demanding workload, having the ability to work under pressure with a positive, friendly and problem-solving approach.

Working closely with the Artistic Director/Chief Executive, your financial acumen and strong administration skills will be absolutely key to the Scene & Heard team. Candidates should be:

  • Experienced in financial management including preparing accurate financial reports, budgets and forecasts, managing all financial processes, including payroll
  • Highly motivated, organised and efficient
  • A genuine team player with an ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages
  • Experienced in delivering day-to-day office management with outstanding attention to detail
  • Flexible with regard to hours of work – some evening and weekend work is required

Scene & Heard is an equal opportunities employer. We are keen to recruit staff that reflect the diverse and multicultural community we serve.

To apply for the role of Scene & Heard Office & Finance Manager

Send a CV with covering letter stating:

  • how you meet the requirements of the job description
  • how you fit the person specification
  • why you would like to work with Scene & Heard

Please send by email to Rosalind Paul, with “Office & Finance Manager Application” as the subject.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 14th September 2020