Health Foundry is an exciting new venture powered by the Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Charity in Waterloo.
Launched in September 2016, the space currently supports over 100 members working in digital
health and related sectors. Our aim is to improve health and wellbeing by supporting our members to
grow their business and by connecting them to the local health system.
Now in our 8th month of operations we are recruiting for a Community Manager to support, connect
and engage our growing community of people doing incredible things in digital health.
You’ll be in charge of ensuring that our members are connected to each other, as well as external
opportunities and stakeholders across the local health system. You’ll be running our comms and
design and deliver a supportive programme of events and services to our members.
You’ll have a key role in driving this exciting project forward. You’ll be joining a small but dedicated
team of five people and will be leading on community, programmes and communications. As part of
this you’ll also be engaging stakeholders across the local health system creating relationships with
health professionals, community groups, health services, academics and more.
More specifically you will be in charge of the following:
-Welcome new members & carry out one-on-one inductions
-Gain understanding of member needs and what they can offer the community
-Connect members to people, events and opportunities
-Assist with execution of impact surveys and evaluation
Programmes & Events
-Design and deliver events that respond to the diverse needs of our members
-Create networking opportunities for the wider digital health community
-Work with external organisations to host meaningful events at Health Foundry
-Design and deliver community events, including social and networking events
-Maintain the Health Foundry website and manage our social media presence
-Compose and issue regular Health Foundry newsletters
-Actively engage members and facilitate member interaction on Slack
-Showcase our members and their achievements in physical space and online
-Use social media to market Health Foundry services, events and member portfolio
-Seek out and create relationships with stakeholders across our local health system
-Connect members to relevant people and opportunities in our local health system
-Attend local events representing Health Foundry and our community
-Manage membership sign-ups and contracts
Coordinate membership up and downgrades and terminations
Frontline hosting cover
Cover for our frontline Hosts during lunch breaks, annual leave and during peak times.
This is expected to make up approx. 15% of the role.
Our regular opening hours are Mon-Fri 9 AM – 6 PM and we encourage flexible working.
Regular evening work will be required in order to attend events.
How to Apply
Deadline for applications is 9 AM on Monday 27 March 2017
1st round interviews of shortlisted applicants will be held on Wednesday 29 March
2nd round interviews of shortlisted applicants will be held on Friday 31 March
Starting date is no later than 1 June 2017
Please submit a copy of your CV (pdf or LinkedIn URL) along with a Cover Letter (pdf or video format – max 1 page or 3 minutes) to Sinead Mac Manus on [email protected]:
• Your purpose in applying for this position
• How your skills and personal traits make you the right person for the role
• Details of your notice period
• Your availability for interview on the dates specified
• Confirmation that you are a UK/EU citizen or have the right to work in the UK
Email subject title must follow this format: “Community Manager – [your name]”
Who we’re looking for
● At least 2 years experience within community settings, preferably in engaging and activating
groups of professional individuals towards a mission
● Experience in designing and facilitating events focused on peer-to-peer learning and support
● A people person, with strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence
● Great communication skills, both face-to-face as well as in written forms
● Solid experience in using digital communications channels, including website CMS and social
● Skill and enjoyment in supporting people to reach their fullest potential
● Knowledge and insight into the digital health sector in London and the UK (preferred)
● Understanding of how the NHS works and the local health system (preferred)
● An exciting role in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
● Initial one-year contract with the possibility for extension if funding is secured.
● 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per year.
● £300 training budget per year.