Rural Support is recruiting – Chief Executive

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Rural Support is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive.

Job title: Chief Executive
Reporting to: The Rural Support Board of Directors
Location: Rural Support office, Loughry College, Cookstown
Hours: 37 ½ hours per week (flexibility in working hours required)
Salary Scale: £37,849 – £43,662

JOB OVERVIEW

  • To assist the Board of Directors in shaping and implementing the strategic direction of the organisation.

 

  • To manage the day to day operation of the organisation (including helpline, farm outreach / support programmes, Social Farming) and management of the Rural Support team including staff, mentors and volunteers.

 

  • To develop links and partnerships with relevant companies, agencies, statutory bodies and agri-rural businesses to identify and ensure the provision of quality support services, targeted at the needs of the farming community.

 

  • To oversee the running and continued development of the charity encompassing governance and strategic planning

 

  • In conjunction with staff, plan, agree and implement strategy in relation to support provision, communications, fundraising and programmes.

 

  • To have overall responsibility for achieving the fundraising and objectives year-on year, working with the board and staff

Applicants must have a relevant experience and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.

For an application form, job description and specification please email Deborah at Rural Support. Deborah@ruralsupport.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 4th December 1pm 2019.