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Job Vacancy: Centre Manager

Key information:

Role: Centre Manager – Freelance Contract*

Rate of pay: £30,000 (£120/day)

Contract Start/end date: 1 year from July 2024 – covering 250 working days

Working hours/location: Flexible hours, depending on use of E2M Space. Typically, 2 evenings per week will be required to oversee Escape sessions. Work location expected to be in the E2M Space.

Type of contract: Freelance contract* 

*NOTE: There may be the opportunity for this role to develop into employee capacity and continue beyond this initial contract – this is subject to confirmation from E2M’s Board.  


As E2M establishes its first dedicated youth space in Lancaster, the Centre Manager is a crucial new role, ensuring the space is well-managed, overseeing its use by young people and partner organisations and supporting E2M as a whole in key marketing, administration and organisational tasks. They will manage delivery of E2M’s new ‘Escape’ sessions, being the lead youth worker in the Space for these informal, drop-in sessions, initially for two evenings per week. They will work closely with E2M’s core team – to oversee this exciting new phase in development, while upholding our charitable aims and commitment to supporting young people in the Lancaster and Morecambe area.

Download the full job pack here: E2M Centre Manager Job Pack 2024
How to apply:

Please email a CV and covering letter to j.natusch@escape2make.org  

Deadline: Monday 1st July 2024, 9am 

If you are shortlisted for the role, you will be invited to an interview on: Monday 8th or Wednesday 10th July. These will be conducted in person, in Lancaster, or online if required, and is likely to last 45 minutes – 1 hour. The interview will be an opportunity for you to ask questions about the role and have a structured conversation around how your experiences match the role schedule and requirements outlined above. A second interview, involving a member of E2M’s Youth Board, may also be required.   

If you would like an informal conversation about the role or the application process please contact Jenny Natusch, j.natusch@escape2make.org  

Escape2Make is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, nationality, religion or belief. We recognise that many groups are underrepresented in the cultural and charity sectors and particularly welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, who have a disability, or who are part of the LGBTQ+ community.  

If you have any accessibility needs regarding this application process, such as requiring an audio description of the role, or needing to submit your application in an audio/video format, please get in touch to discuss this. 

Download the Job Pack here

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