We’re recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer 

35 hours per week
£41,967-£45,418 + 5% pension contribution
28 days annual leave per year + bank holidays
Responsible to the board of trustees
Located in central Brighton with regular travel to our satellite locations


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking Chief Executive Officer to develop and shape our future direction.

Key aspects of the role are to:

  • provide leadership across the voluntary and community sector
  • promote the voluntary and community sector to the public and business communities
  • ensure high quality services are provided to our member organisations
  • work with partner organisations to develop collaborative working and funding
  • build on our new business in West Sussex

Based in central Brighton, the post-holder will benefit from ongoing support from pro-active trustees and a strong staff team with clear roles and strong team ethics. This is alongside a competitive salary, a varied and interesting role, and the opportunity to influence the future of the voluntary and community sector.

The successful candidate will have:

  • significant experience as a Senior Manager or Chief Executive Officer in a similar organisation
  • experience of managing organisational change
  • an ability to develop positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • a proven track record of financial management and fundraising
  • a commitment to the ongoing development of the voluntary and community sector

More information


To apply for this post please read the job description carefully and then complete the application and equal opportunities form and return it to info@bhcommunityworks.org.uk Please note CVs will not be considered.

If you require this information in a different format please get in touch with us on info@bhcommunityworks.org.uk or 01273 234023

If you have any questions about this role or if you’d like an informal discussion about this role please get in touch with our Chair of trustees, Ceri Davies, on davies.cj@icloud.com or 07921 437126


Closing date for applications: 12.00pm (midday), Monday 15 May 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 23 or Thursday 25 May 2017

We’re an equal opportunities employer and actively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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