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General Manager - The Highbury Centre

London, United Kingdom
£33,000 + Accommodation & Bills
Closing on 19 May 2024

We are delighted to be working in partnership with The Highbury Centre to recruit an enthusiastic and organised General Manager to lead their friendly team. 

Establishing its roots in 1893, The Highbury Centre stands as a beacon of warmth and welcome in North London, extending its arms to foreign and home missionaries, Christian workers, and friends from all walks of life. Embracing the rich tapestry of the Protestant Evangelical tradition, it not only offers comfortable accommodation but also serves as a nurturing hub for gatherings and conferences. In addition, The Highbury Centre also oversees an associated property.

The Highbury Centre is now looking for a General Manager (GM). As GM, you'll take on a role where your caring and supportive nature shines through, fostering an environment where staff feel valued and empowered. 

With a background in hospitality and operations, you'll instill confidence and motivation in your team members. Ensuring a warm Christian welcome for our guests, alongside your dedication to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the centre and associate property. 

We are looking for a GM with a compassionate leadership style, who will not only nurture the well-being of our staff but also contribute to creating a culture of positivity and excellence within our centre.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in managing a guest house with an understanding of legal and regulatory responsibilities
  • Enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Quality leadership, able to work cooperatively, motivate and negotiate effectively
  • Financially literate

In addition to your salary, you will be provided with a charming two-story apartment featuring two bedrooms. A third bedroom can be provided if needed. The apartment boasts a spacious garden, complete with a play area, offering an ideal accommodation solution in London suitable for both individuals and families. Bills also included. 

For more information, please contact Nick Thomas, Recruitment Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment. Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion*, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

*In accordance with the equality act 2010 it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a practicing Christian and in agreement with the Evangelical Basis of Faith (

Closing date for applications: 19th May 2024.  However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.

A note from Charisma
Don’t feel like you meet all of the requirements?  We’d still love to chat, we’re a people first recruitment partner.  We specialise in charity recruitment with over 22 years’ experience working as a consultancy who support inspiring professionals find the perfect roles in transformational organisations

Nick Thomas
Recruitment Consultant
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