Transition Town Totnes is in an exciting new phase and we need new Trustees and a new Office Manager to be a part of the change.
We are looking for an Office Manager to join our busy, buzzing team in Totnes.
We're looking for a helpful, cheerful person with excellent office-based administration and organisational skills to support the TTT Office team during an exciting time. New projects are springing up and existing projects are continuing to innovate, thanks to the support of our community, volunteers and funders.
This post combines responsibility for the management of TTT’s office with the provision of some administrative and logistical support to the TTT Coordinator and TTT’s multiple projects. This involves collaborating across the TTT team, and working closely with the TTT Coordinator, Finance Officer and Communications Officer.
Full details about the job and person specification and how to apply here: bit.ly/TTTOfficeMgr
Keep an eye on our website for more vacancies coming up in the next few weeks to support our projects.
Job title: Transition Town Totnes Office Manager
Location: Central Totnes, Devon
Contract type: Fixed-term contract for 12 months, with the intention that the person stays in post longer-term subject to fundraising.
Part-time, 1 day (7.5 hours) per week (to be worked over two half days)
Reporting to: TTT Coordinator
Salary: £5,000 for 1 day per week (£25,000 FTE)
Holiday: 25 (pro-rata for part-time staff) working days holiday in each holiday year (being the period from 1st September to 31st August). You are also entitled to receive your normal remuneration for a pro rata of all Bank and Public Holidays normally observed in England and Wales.
The office manager will play a vital role in overseeing the smooth running of TTTs day to day activities. The office provides critical support for groups and projects, including financial management, fundraising, project management, event management, marketing and communications. We also support a network of local volunteers.
This role will be based at TTT’s main office in central Totnes. The office team consists of a part-time Coordinator who you will report to, a Communications Officer and a Finance Officer. The office is also used by Project managers who work from it on an ad hoc basis.
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 11th October.
Interview Date: Thursday 14th October, The Mansion, TTT Office, 36A, Fore Street, Totnes, TQ95RP
Application process: To apply, please email us your CV including contact information for 2 referees, and a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience would enable you to fulfil the main responsibilities, skills and attributes in the job description.
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TTT Seeking New Trustees x 2
Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is looking for new Trustees with experience of working in the community/ charity sector. In particular, we’re looking for people involved in the fields of social change and environmental sustainability, facilitation, organisational strategy and/ or charity financial management.
We are looking for two new Trustees with the passion, enthusiasm and experience to make a difference to our organisation as we evolve and innovate. We currently have 4 Trustees whose broad experience includes: law, education, health, coaching and organisational management. The TTT Board of Trustees works to ensure the charity is properly governed and managed, and to provide strategy, scrutiny and support.
TTT is a community-led charity (no. 1138865) working to create a sustainable and healthy community within our local area. We do this by catalysing, supporting, and collaborating with a diverse portfolio of grass-roots projects, enterprises, partnerships, and individuals embedded in the town of Totnes, South Devon. With our Coordination, these groups form a movement that innovates models of community leadership and systems thinking across different sectors, whilst simultaneously working towards a common vision – ‘To build a happy, healthy, caring community that is environmentally, economically, and socially resilient in a changing world’.
We manage, deliver, and collaborate with a number of projects and partnerships based on our key themes:
- Local economy
- Health and wellbeing
- Housing, building, energy, and transport
- The arts
- Waste & resources
Building on 14 years of experience in supporting and developing sustainable initiatives in the community, and inspiring a worldwide movement, TTT is going through an exciting new phase with further funding, new projects, community leaders, and a new Coordinator.
We are now looking for enthusiastic and engaged people to join our team in this exciting time.
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Closing date: Thursday November 11th, The Mansion, Fore Street, Totnes