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Share and Repair is a small and dynamic Charity Incorporated Organisation (CIO)  which aims to change mindsets and behaviour through the promotion of sharing and repairing to reduce carbon emissions and  build cohesive communities. We currently run four main activities: Repair Cafes (‘Mend it, Don’t End it’); a Library of Things (‘Borrow don’t Buy’); HOW TO Workshops to empower individuals (‘Do more yourself’) and HomeKIT. All activities make a positive environmental impact and support poverty-alleviation across Bath & NE Somerset and West Wiltshire. We aim to provide services for all age groups and want to continue to expand our geographical reach to become accessible to more communities. 

We have a small team of paid staff and a very important team of over 150 enthusiastic volunteers.

All activities build skills and help to generate cohesive communities, as well as the reduction of manufacturing, waste to landfill, and spending

Salary : £32,000 - 37,500 per annum.

Contract: Permanent post

Working hours: Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week. This includes some evenings and weekends.

Holiday Entitlement:   Holidays of 28 days per year (including public holidays)

Pension Arrangements:  The Employer provides a pension through NEST. The employer pays 4% contribution

Location: Based in our Shop in central Bath and remote working. There will be some local travel in support of our Workshops and Repair Cafes and other objectives.

Reporting to: Chair and Board of Trustees

Your primary responsibility will be to deliver our growth strategy while maintaining and improving the quality and range of the services we offer.

This will include being responsible for the following areas:

  • Implementation of our three year Strategy which involves detailed annual planning and reporting.

  • Finance – budget generation and daily and monthly management and accounts, in line with the action plans

  • People management and development, including resource planning

  • Fundraising and other income generating activities

  • Overseeing the operation of our Library of Things, Repair Cafes and other projects

  • Strengthening the charity’s policies, processes, management and infrastructure to support its continued growth and impact

  • Premises and facilities management

  • Marketing and communications -  internally and externally

  • Project oversight and development

  • Developing relationships with other environmental and social development groups in BANES

You will be managing the following staff:

  • Shop Manager (full time)

  • Community Projects Manager (20 hours pw)

  • Volunteer Co-ordinator (12 hours pw)

You will be supported by a range of specialists including:

  • Chair of Trustees

  • Treasurer

  • Comms and PR

  • Marketing advisor

  • Health and Safety co-ordinator

The primary responsibility of our Director is to deliver our three-year growth strategy while improving the quality, range and reach of our services.

All About You

Skills & Abilities

We need you to:-

Be an inspirational leader who is able to motivate others

Have an ability to persuade and influence, which naturally means you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Be able to quickly build and maintain effective and mutually supportive relationships with our staff, volunteers, trustees and supporters

Be organised, personally effective and able to travel around the area to deliver our objectives.

It would be great if you had:-

Mentoring and coaching skills

Experience of optimising IT infrastructures

Personal Qualities

We need you to be:-

A team-player with excellent communication skills – able to take, interpret and relay instructions and actively contribute to the team’s activities

Business-minded, a strategic thinker – able to analyse a situation, consider all aspects  and make proposals and decisions in line with the charity’s goals and objectives .

Passionate about delivering our vision and focussed on serving our customers and stakeholders

A resourceful leader and creative problem solver – able to develop novel solutions and inspire the team to put these into practice

Adaptable and committed – you are not easily fazed in the face of multiple and changing demands and are keen to see a job done well

Motivated, capable and proactive – you see it needs doing and you make sure it gets done

Empathic and reflective – you know what makes you tick and can anticipate the needs of others. You act on this in a mindful and positive manner.

Able to develop good and creative interpersonal relationships

And of course, you will have:-

A passion for the environment, sustainability and community

Recruitment Process

  • Application by CV and covering letter, telling us why you would like to be considered for the role and what relevant experience and skills you have to offer.  Please send it to:-

  • Closing Date: 7th December 2022 5pm

  • Interview Date: w/c 12th December

For more details, click here.

Charity Director


£32,000 - 37,500 per annum


37.5 hours per week. This includes some evenings and weekends.

Contract Type:



Based in our Shop in central Bath and remote working. There will be some local travel in support of our Workshops and Repair Cafes and other objectives.

Close Date:

Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Email Contact:

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