Innovation Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Business Support , Charity

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21,500 - £25,500

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Morris

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


The Dream Career:

Innovation Manager

The Location:


The Hours:

37.5 hours per week – Monday – Friday

Weekend working may be required at times

The Salary:

£21,500 to £25,500 DOE

The Job Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an Innovation Manager to join a brand-new CIC in Barnsley. The vision this CIC have is to ‘build a better Barnsley where everyone has the right to access the food they need to thrive’. 

Our client is looking for a self-starter who is used to networking and forging relationships with corporate partnerships as well as local enterprises. Candidates who have experience working within food, or the charity sector will be at an advantage.

Duties for this position will involve;

  • Arranging meetings within the community to carry out research
  • Attending networking events to raise the profile of the CIC
  • Work with the Board and Directors of the CIC to develop the strategy
  • Identify potential projects
  • Managing social media and marketing communications 
  • Researching and preparing funding applications

The ideal candidate for this role will thrive working within the community, will love meeting with people and forging long lasting relationships.

Applicants who have experience of developing a strategy will be at an advantage.

This company are based in Barnsley, but travel within the wider community will be necessary.

For further information about this position please contact Becca – 07714771600 / rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk