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The Dangerous Dads Network CIC
Administrator – Job Description

Job Title:

Administration & Membership Officer


flexible; between 15-20 hours per week


£11 per hour (approx. £21,450 p.a. pro rata)

Contract period:

18 month contract initially, subject to extension

Line Manager:

Dangerous Dads Network Co-ordinator


home working
team meetings are held in an office in Totnes or Dartington, Devon

Qualifications and Experience:

  • experience of administrative systems (email, filing, phone calls, bookings, etc)
  • computer literate
  • social media skills
  • project management skills
  • some marketing experience
  • working with a diverse team of individuals
  • friendly & able to work independently

Background to the post:

The Dangerous Dads Network is a Community Interest Company (no.10275338) and a social enterprise with independent Board members. We are a member of Social Enterprise UK and the School for Social Entrepreneurs. Our mission is to ‘help build stronger communities where fathers and male carers have the chance to become the best dads in the world for their children’.

Although based in Devon, The Network operates nationally and internationally. The Network runs a number of programmes, including a membership of dads’ groups, Dad Dancing Fit Club and DadFest, to support father figures and children of all ages and backgrounds. All our projects are expanding and an Administration & Membership Officer is required to support The Network Coordinator and other staff to manage and deliver on all these programmes. See

Alongside this overall support, we would like the Administrator to focus in particular on supporting existing members, and also to lead on the expansion of Dangerous Dads groups in the UK and internationally. In brief, The Dangerous Dads Network is a membership organisation – people and organisations join and receive support in setting up a dads’ group where they live. To date we have 25 active Dangerous Dads groups in the UK and 3 overseas. There is huge potential to expand the number of Dangerous Dads groups to all areas of the UK and internationally.

Main Duties:

  • to support, as required, the Dangerous Dads Network Co-ordinator, the Dad Dancing Fit Club Sales Manager and the DadFest Project Manager
  • to liaise with and support existing ‘Dangerous Dads’ members
  • to improve the membership offer (e.g. to produce a quarterly newsletter that includes news, fundraising advice, discounts, collaborations, ideas, etc)
  • to grow the number of members in the UK and internationally
  • to undertake general administrative duties on behalf of the Company under the direction of the Network Coordinator
  • to maintain the electronic filing systems
  • to support the smooth operational running of the Company’s systems and procedures
  • to attend Board meetings (to be minute-taker) and training as appropriate
  • to lead on aspects of social media for The Dangerous Dads Network CIC
  • with the Network Co-ordinator, to support applications for grants for The Dangerous Dads Network CIC
  • to maintain records and report to the Board of Directors as required
  • to contribute to the overall development and future success of The Dangerous Dads Network CIC

These main duties are an indication of the tasks required now and may be amended, varied or extended per changing circumstances. New tasks, at a similar level of responsibility may be included at a future time, subject to negotiation with the post holder. Please note a budget for marketing, social media campaigns, travel and home office costs is available.

Person specifications:

E – Essential
D – Desirable

E – Good IT skills
E – Experience of file management
E – Good communication skills (written and spoken)
E – Good organisational skills
E – Ability to work in flexible way and use initiative
E – Marketing skills, including social media skills
D – Fundraising skills

Application process:

Please email us a covering letter (2 pages max) outlining why you’re suitable and why you’d like this job. Please also send a CV (no longer than 3 pages) and include contact details of two referees. Email this to:

If you have any questions before you apply, please use this email to contact us. We’d love to hear from you!

Closing date:

Friday 16th August 2019 at 6pm

Interview date: 

Friday 23rd August in Totnes (Skype interview possible).

Start Date:

tbc September 2019

Close Menu

13th – 14th – 15th September 2019

The notes for the weekend and the DadFest website should answer any questions. Please use this form to book festival and food tickets. Each dad can bring a maximum of three children. 

Payment Details

BACS / Bank Transfer

Natwest Bank
‘Dangerous Dads’

Sort Code


Account Number



Please make cheques payable to ‘Dangerous Dads’ and post to: 

DadFest2019, 2 Westonfields, Weston Lane, Totnes TQ9 5QT

If you would like to pay in instalments, please speak to the organisers.

Please do not send cash in the post

You will be sent an email receipt or text when we’ve received your booking form.

You do not get actual tickets but, once your booking is confirmed, you are guaranteed a place and just need to turn up on the day to enjoy the weekend.

Tickets are limited so please book early.

Any Questions?

Phone Ian:
07731 795160

or email: