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Property Manager

Part time: 4 days / 28 hours per week

Application deadline: at 12 noon Sunday 28 November

Interviews held: Thursday 9 December 2021

Click here to download full job description and personal specification.

Property Manager

4 days / 28 hours per week

The Property Manager is responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of all maintenance and repair work at Acme’s studios sites, work/live units, houses, flats and office premises in response to reports by artists/tenants, landlords, contractors or other members of staff.

  • Ensuring tenants are kept fully informed of the progress of all repair and maintenance work reported by
    or affecting them.
  • Carrying out annual fire-risk assessments at studio sites and implementing any necessary works.
  • Carrying out periodic condition surveys at studios sites and implementing any necessary works.
  • The co-ordination of all preventative repair and maintenance work at studio sites in relation to a planned programme of repairs and maintenance.
  • The co-ordination of all repair and maintenance work to leasehold properties as requested by the Head of Property Management
  • The inspection, preparation of specifications and co-ordination of works to work/live units at the expiry of residency terms. Ensuring units are ready for occupation by new tenants.
  • The introduction of new work/live residency tenants to their properties (including the distribution of keys)
    in conjunction with the Residency & Award Department and carry out health & safety inductions with
    these tenants.

Please refer to the personal specification for full details of the key requirements in terms of qualification, knowledge, experience and skills.

In return, we offer:

  • Part-time salary £24,000 to £26,400 per annum pro rata (full time equivalent £30,000 to £33,000)
  • A commitment to flexible working
  • Annual leave: 26.5 days pro-rata including bank holidays (full-time equivalent 28 days
    plus bank holidays)
  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Scheme

Supporting artists since 1972, Acme is a charity based in London which provides affordable studios, work/live space, and a programme of artist support. Acme is the single largest provider of affordable artist studios in England, and this year will support over 800 individual artists across 16 buildings in Greater London.

To apply

Please complete the Property Manager Application Form

As well as uploading a CV, you should outline your suitability for the position, including relevant qualifications and experience as outlined in the person specification.

Applicants who do not demonstrate that they meet the criteria outlined in the person specification will not be considered for the role.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon Sunday 28 November. Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 December 2021. Digital and in person options available.

The anticipated start date for this role is January 2022

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been short-listed for interview.

Acme exists to support the broadest possible range of artistic practice and creates opportunities for artists to develop and take greater creative risks.

We passionately believe in social equity and the benefits of diversity, seeking to support, encourage and include people, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.

We particularly encourage applications from disabled people and those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in the arts and cultural sectors.