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Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team

On Fri, 3 November, 2017 - 16:30
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Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team

Bookshop & Reception Manager (35 hours per week)  

The post holder will oversee all aspects of our busy shop and reception, working with and supervising a committed group of volunteers. Tasks will include maintaining the reception rota, ensuring there is effective reception cover, buying and developing bookshop stock, overseeing aspects of the shop budget and the profitability of the shop, and general duties around the MBC.

You will become part of the Heart Kula (Centre team plus the Chairman and Mitra Convenors). We meet weekly to deepen our Buddhist practice and understanding of our work and roles. We are a vibrant team based right livelihood. Deepening our spiritual friendships with each other and working together in a collective context is a major part of our practice. You will, therefore, be a committed, practising Buddhist within the Triratna Buddhist Community - a Mitra or Order Member.

Pay rate up to £7.04 - £7.85 per hour
Annual leave 40 days includes all bank holidays (pro rata)
Retreat allowance £1800 (pro rata.)
Health insurance plan – you will be a member of Simply Health which will give you a contribution to cover costs for dental care, opticians, physiotherapy, osteopathy, acupuncture and other health benefits

For more information & job description, contact Suryaka at -
suryaka [at] 
or telephone  0161 834 9232 ext 25
Suryaka is very happy to have an informal chat with anyone who is interested in finding out more.
Please note: Suryaka is away between 8th –18th November. Please contact Vishangka in her absence at -
vishangka [at]
or telephone 0161 834 9232 ext 23

Closing date: Sunday 26th November 
Interviews week commencing: Monday 4th December