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Patch Places - Bournemouth Community & Member Executive

Patch places ltd


Posted 2 weeks ago

Join Patch as a Community and Member Executive and be at the forefront of fostering vibrant workspaces and communities


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£26000 - £27000

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Patch is an innovative company transforming local high streets and town centres with beautifully designed neighbourhood workspaces. Committed to the 'Work Near Home' philosophy, Patch promotes work-life balance and supports local communities. As an accredited B-Corp, Patch is dedicated to leading positive social and environmental change. This autumn, Patch is set to open in Bournemouth, aiming to create a hub for the South Coast’s entrepreneurs and community builders, offering a range of dynamic meeting and event spaces.

  • Role Summary:
    • Develop strategies to integrate members into the Patch community.
    • Manage the entire member experience from onboarding to daily engagement.
    • Organize events to boost networking, professional development, and community engagement.
    • Collaborate on workspace operations to optimize member satisfaction and space use.
    • Promote member initiatives and success stories across various platforms.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Exemplary communication skills and relationship-building abilities.
    • A strong focus on community engagement and member support.
    • Ability to proactively solve problems to improve member satisfaction.
    • A people-oriented approach that positively impacts team and member interactions.
    • A passion for the local Bournemouth community.
    • At least 2 years of experience in customer service, hospitality, or community management.
  • Benefits:
    • Opportunities for learning and development with no ceiling to career progression.
    • Company equity, private healthcare, and a personal wellness budget.
    • Cycle-to-work scheme.
    • Comprehensive support for personal and professional growth.
    • 32 days of paid holiday, including your birthday off.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Submit a 250-500 word introduction about your background and interest in the role at the provided LINK.
    • Qualified candidates will be contacted for the next interview stage with further instructions.

Permanent Contract

Role to commence: August 2024

Full Time - On-Site: Mon - Fri (8:30 am-5:30 pm). Occasional Evenings & Weekends.

Our Vision

At Patch, we believe the future is local. That’s why we’re building a nationwide network of neighbourhood workspaces designed to become new local centres for work, culture, and community.

We craft beautifully designed spaces on local high streets and in town centres to support people to ‘Work Near Home’, achieve a better work-life balance, and build thriving careers and businesses in their communities.

Patch also serves as a venue for cultural and community gatherings. We build relationships with our members, local groups, and cultural organisations to support and host a programme of publicly accessible workshops, talks and events.

This autumn, we will open in Bournemouth, making our home in the iconic Bobby’s building. Our vision is to create a new hub for the South Coast’s entrepreneurs, creatives, and community builders. Inside Patch, you’ll find a range of meeting and event spaces (including a podcast studio and wellness studio), as well as a suite of workspaces, from coworking studios to private offices. 

Patch is proud to be an accredited B-Corp. This represents an ongoing commitment to demonstrating that businesses can lead positive social and environmental change and be a force for good in our communities. 

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a dedicated Community and Member Executive to join Patch Bournemouth and elevate it to become a leading centre of member engagement and professional enrichment. In collaboration with the Site Director and Central Support Team, your role will be crucial in fostering a welcoming, productive, and interconnected environment that upholds Patch’s core values and champions the 'Work Near Home' philosophy.

You will be pivotal in our Bournemouth venue, actively enhancing member interactions to foster a robust community and connectivity. This role is tailored for those with a profound commitment to customer service, community building, and enriching the professional lives of our members. This role offers an equity ownership opportunity, reflecting our commitment to your long-term growth and success.


  • Member Integration: Develop strategies to fully integrate members into the Patch community, enriching their professional and social networks and enhancing members' daily experience.
  • Experience Management: Manage all facets of the member experience from onboarding to daily engagement, ensuring consistently high-quality interactions.
  • Networking and Community Building: Organise member-centric events and sessions to facilitate networking, professional development, and community engagement.
  • Operational Support: Collaborate with the Site Director to ensure seamless operations within the workspace, focusing on optimising member satisfaction and space utilisation.
  • Advocacy: Elevate member initiatives and successes through various channels, including supporting content creation, local newsletters, and platforms like LinkedIn.

About You

  • Exceptional Communicator: Skilled at building and sustaining strong relationships.
  • Community-Focused: Dedicated to nurturing an engaging and supportive environment for all members.
  • Proactive Problem-Solver: Skilled at identifying and resolving issues swiftly to enhance member satisfaction.
  • People-oriented: Naturally approachable, positively influencing team dynamics and member interactions.
  • Local Advocate: Passionate about promoting and enhancing the local Bournemouth community.


  • 2+ years in customer service, hospitality, or community management, ideally within a coworking or membership-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated success in enhancing customer or member experience and engagement.

Our Values


  • Don’t be a cookie cutter; be relevant.
  • Promote the local area around your venue and celebrate its potential
  • Promote and celebrate the unique culture and potential of Bournemouth.


  • Work and personal needs should be in concert, not in competition.
  • Prioritise the personal - mental health, family and physical wellbeing.
  • Harmonise work and personal life for our team and members.

Built to last

  • We leave a place better than how we found it.
  • We choose the right thing over the fast thing.
  • Commit to social and environmental responsibility, reflecting our B-Corp status.


Your learning and development is a company priority. There is no limit to how far you can take your journey within Patch or how far we will support you in your future career.

We offer an expanding range of benefits, including:

  • Company Equity
  • Private healthcare, 
  • Personal wellness budget
  • Cycle-to-work scheme 
  • Comprehensive support for personal and professional growth.
  • 32 days paid holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Your birthday as an extra free holiday

Next Steps:

To apply, please provide a brief introduction about yourself by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of this page.

Your introduction should be circa 250-500 words: Detailing your background and professional interests, and describing your motivation for leading at Patch in Bournemouth.

We are eager to learn how you can contribute to Patch's vision at Bobby’s, Bournemouth.

Successful applicants will be contacted to move on to the next stage of the interview process, where further details will be provided about the subsequent steps.


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