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Join the pioneering social enterprise at the forefront of the meanwhile use industry. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in working with us - drop us a line at hiring@meanwhilespace.com


Who we are...


Meanwhile Space CIC is the pioneering social enterprise at the forefront of Meanwhile uses, creating vibrant communities by bringing temporarily redundant space into productive use.

In 2021, Meanwhile Space is currently landlord and steward of 130,000 ft2, with 180 tenants, in 35 properties. Over 85% of the tenants in our projects live in the local area, and we have worked with 14 London Boroughs, in predominantly deprived town centre neighbourhoods. We are planning significant growth over the next 5 years and are building on our already amazing team...

 

As part of our forward-thinking and creative organisation, our team thrives through a culture of independence, trust and agility. We are design-led risk takers who love to adapt and move fast. We use our experience and expertise to bring ideas to life - and we are all driven by our passion for the work we do to enhance and help the communities around us.

We are currently hiring the following roles:
 

Marketing Manager - £27k
We are looking for a dynamic and confident Marketeer to lead and manage the implementation of the marketing strategy for the ‘Meanwhile Space’ brand, alongside our individual projects. The person in this role will work with the Senior Leadership Team to develop marketing plans to support the objectives of the business, as well as with the Project teams to develop marketing plans for individual meanwhile projects. This role is strategic as well as hands on and covers a lot of ground and it will provide that feel-good factor working with all areas of the business and having ownership of multiple social enterprise brands. Our marketing manager will be able to make a huge impact in our organisation that highly values the communities and people around us.

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Commercial Operation Director - £33k (to £36k after 3 months)
The Commercial Operations Director will be a key member of the senior management team, with a commercial drive, work strategically and be a real commander of resources. The role will be to ensure we run a compliant and efficient estate, that our tenants enjoy safe and comfortable working environments and the company gets best value from its property. The role will allow you to steer the ship, advise on and optimise processes in order for us to realise our full potential and enable us to be bold with our decision making.  Using data to inform decisions, you’ll be the backbone of the organisation, driving and reporting on finances and business performance. A superb communicator will thrive in this position, as you’ll be handling external and internal comms channels, with clarity as your mantra. This role will suit an experienced and commercially astute Operations Manager keen to take the next step in their career in socially minded, enterprising small business.

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Property Operations Manager - £27k

The focus of this role is to help ensure we run a compliant and efficient estate, that our tenants enjoy safe and comfortable working environments and the company gets best value from its property. Commercial Leases, business rates and supplier management will be second nature to you. You’ll need strong property management experience and be a brilliant problem solver with an eye on the details -  as the engine room of the property team,  ensuring our properties are run like clockwork. You’ll love balancing the needs of the business with those of the tenants. 

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Workspace Manager - £27k

This is a key role in our organisation that will ensure our community projects thrive. You will be leading the stakeholder relationships for a portfolio of operational Meanwhile projects. You’ll work to project objectives and ensure SLAs are met - as well as evaluating impact. Time spent in and around the multiple project locations around London, at least 50% of your working week, will ensure that you are keeping tenants happy & our occupancy to at least 90%, whilst working hard on analysing our project performance and improving efficiencies. A key focus of the role is to have an overview of budgets vs costs on all operational projects, you’ll know what is what at all times and be able to take key decisions. 

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Project Assistant - £21k

We are looking for a new member to our busy projects team, who will support our managers in designing, developing and delivering  Meanwhile use projects and services. This is a fantastic entry level role into our organisation that will provide the bedrock of experience needed to progress through the team. You will be on site as well as in our office, often traveling to multiple sites to assist with the plans to launch our new projects. This would suit someone who has a keen interest in regeneration or urban planning, a super opportunity to be very hands on with the creation of newly regenerated spaces, and learn a vast amount about our industry. You’ll get on-the-job mentoring which will set you up for future positions.

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