The Bristol Cable

We’re looking for a motivated person to develop our cooperative’s governance and create a productive workplace environment, whilst working alongside a supportive and dedicated team.

Title: Workplace & HR coordinator

Salary: £7.50 per hour (Please note: all Cable coordinators are paid on a flat rate)

Contract Type: Freelance (provisionally)

Hours: 24hrs per week (flexible)

Location: Central Bristol

Role Overview:

The Bristol Cable is a media cooperative producing high quality journalism, community education and pioneering a new model of media ownership.

The Cable is in its fourth year of existence. From a volunteer-led start up, the Cable has become a thriving media organisation. You will be part of a team that is spearheading new ways of engaging with communities on and off line, and developing projects to achieve our ambitions.

Through our work we have developed recognition and partnerships locally, nationally and internationally with leading organisations and individuals such as the Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Global Investigative Journalism Network.

The Cable is now at an exciting juncture where we are developing our internal working structures and processes to strengthen our transition towards a sustainable organisation.

To achieve this, we are looking for a highly motivated person with commitment and vision to take on the Workplace Coordinator role. You will be immersed in a dedicated and supportive team.

Through this role the new coordinator will build thorough organisational governance and a cooperative and productive workplace environment: responsibilities in a range of areas:

  • human resources
  • governance development and compliance
  • performance accountability and support scheme
  • and office management

Full details of the role can be found in documents below.

Application closing date: Monday 27th November, 5pm

Interviews: Wednesday 6th December between 4-7pm in Bristol for 45mins. Shortlisted applicants will be notified of the exact time.

Induction: The person recruited for the role will be required to be available for induction sessions by arrangement between Monday 11th and Friday 22nd December.

Start date: Mid-January (negotiable)

How to Apply: Please complete the Application Form below.

Please do not include a CV or any attachments other than the standard application form.

Applicants will be shortlisted according to how well they meet the criteria in the person specification (see below) . Please highlight and explain how you meet these using the application form. If you have been shortlisted for an interview, you will be informed by email by Friday 1st December.

Regrettably, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.



Coordinator Application Form


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