Operations Co-Ordinator

  • May 10, 2019
Location: Eyemouth
Category: Administration
Type: Part-time
Salary: £24/25k pro-rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the positive ethos to support our Project Manager to manage our social enterprise activities supporting women and the wider community to develop a range of craft, design and technology skills predominately in textiles. As the Operations Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operational tasks and administration of ReTweed. You will support the day-to-day running of four central project activities, mainly based at Eyemouth High Street premises. These include:

(a)   Level 1 training programme which runs 3 times each year over a 12-weeks, targeting women who face isolation, lack of confidence, disability, health challenges and other barriers to making progress in their lives or careers.

(b)   Volunteer Programme running 2/3 days per wk requires co-ordination, single point of contact and communications support to ensure an efficient, structured and rewarding experience for the volunteers who give their time to supporting ReTweed’s social enterprise activities.

(c)    ReTweed’s new Business Incubator Service for graduates progressing into self-employment. Co-ordinating use of, support, training and other business activities for the Incubator.

(d)   ReTweed’s commercial workshops and community events where a wider audience of participants take part in a range of upcycling, craft and heritage activities.


To apply for this job email your details to admin@retweed.com.


ReTweed

ReTweed is an award-winning social enterprise based in Eyemouth. ReTweed aims to advance learning, skills development and enterprise. We deliver a range of innovative textiles upcycling programmes where people come together and learn a wide range of techniques and skills in craft design and technology. The project offers a 12-week free training programme for women facing barriers to progressing their lives or careers as well as commercial workshops covering a wide range of upcycling activities and crafts. The latter generates income to support the core training activities. Our environmental focus is to divert waste textiles from landfill and transform culture to embrace the creative potential of reducing, repairing, reusing and recycling as part of everyday life.