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THE CENTRE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

April 2024 - We are recruiting

We are looking for an events and operations administer to help lead and evolve our Events & Experiences programs.  This is a part time role of 3-4 hours every weekday morning and is £15ph

Our events program plays a key role in enabling and building our revenue and success and is instrumental to the village and part of the wider community. The program may include conferences, community events, fitness classes, cinema nights, sports events, children’s interests, pop ups, food trucks, private social events and celebrations.

We are looking for someone who is;

  • Ideally has a sales or marketing background
  • is highly organised and calm under pressure
  • Has great communication skills and ability to build relationships
  • An ability to be creative in marketing the resources as an opportunity for all types of events
  • Is able to utilise different forms of digital communication and Microsoft tools

Please apply for the role by emailing manager@painswickcentre.com

We thank all of those who have already lent a hand and supported us with donations and volunteering. If you wish to get involved further then please reach out to us on info@painswickcentre.com and we will let you know how you can help. If you can spare 5 minutes - please click the link above and send us feedback via our survey. Thank you!

What is The Painswick Centre?

The building now known as The Painswick Centre was given to the town well over 100 years ago thanks to the generosity of the wealthy Frances Sarah Williams. Originally called The Painswick Institute & Working Men’s Club (or The 'Stute as it was affectionately known for many decades), it was opened to great fanfare in September 1907, and provided somewhere the local community could mix together in large numbers, regardless of class or religion. The Institute was founded as a charity to be managed by Trustees, which is how it is still run today.

According to the original Deed of Trust, the
building was "for the general benefit, improvement, education, & advantage of the inhabitants"
of Painswick and the surrounding villages, and
"the Trustees shall not pay any regard to race,
religion, sect or creed."

Over the years the Institute was an extremely well used centre for many clubs, groups and community celebrations. After the acrimonious closure of the Working Men's Club in the late 1990s, the Institute was renamed as The Painswick Centre, and it has continued to strive to provide a wide range of recreational, educational and social opportunities for the community to enjoy, true to the original wishes of our founder Frances Sarah Williams.

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