Association of British Orchestras

Executive Director

Jessie’s Fund £45,000 - £50,000 pro-rata (depending on experience) Closing date 15 June 2022
Harris Hill is delighted to be working with Jessie’s Fund to recruit a new Executive Director.

Jessie’s Fund is a UK charity helping children with life-limiting illness or special educational needs and disabilities to communicate through music. After 27 wonderful years, the founder and Director of Jessie's Fund is stepping down and we are looking for an Executive Director to continue and develop the work of the Fund.
Building on its strong reputation, the new Executive Director of Jessie's Fund will be responsible to the Board of Trustees for leading Jessie's Fund into its next 25 years. Increasing the impact of our work, they will devise and implement the vision and strategy of the organisation, ensuring the financial security of the Fund and playing a key ambassadorial role with funders and other stakeholders.
The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the charity and its staff, ensuring that the charity's targets and policies remain driven by the needs of our beneficiaries.

Job title: Executive Director
Location: Flexibility to work remotely but with at least two days a week at our offices in York - 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 pro-rata (depending on experience)
Hours: Four days per week (30 hours)
Contract: Permanent

The successful candidate will have a track record of leading organisations and/or major programmes creatively, with multiple stakeholders and relationships; relevant, recent and substantial experience of working at a strategic leadership level in the not-for-profit/charity sector; and demonstrable passion for music.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack on how to apply, please send a CV in confidence to Nick Shanks.

For an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact Nick at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 15th June 2022
Both Jessie’s Fund and Harris Hill operate an equal opportunity policy and commit to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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