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Situation Vacant - Chief Executive Officer

Posted By: Admin, 25th September
Situation Vacant - Chief Executive Officer

Situation Vacant - Chief Executive Officer

Full time post circa £40K
The Magdalen Environmental Trust

Near Chard, Somerset

Magdalen Farm provides outdoor environmental education to children and adults, and therapeutic/respite opportunities to people with more complex needs.

The Magdalen Environmental Trust runs this132-acre organic working farm on the banks of the River Axe where Dorset, Somerset and Devon meet.

We are now seeking a new CEO to develop and lead the charity from 2018 onwards.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a committed team of education, care and support staff and build on our reputation for providing high quality services to the education and special needs sectors.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, you will have the following mix of skills:

  • Proven experience of successful fundraising in the charity sector. You will be able to develop our fundraising strategy, write compelling bids and create new funding opportunities.
  • The ability to manage, engage and inspire the Magdalen Farm team. You will also have the management experience to deal with all staffing issues and recruitment.
  • Strong financial management experience. You will be responsible for ensuring that expenditure remains within agreed budgets.

Magdalen is a working organic farm, providing the perfect environment to connect with nature and learn from sustainable living. Therefore, any previous experience of the environmental, care farming and/or education sector would be an advantage.

The quality of life in this beautiful part of Somerset is an additional benefit to this highly rewarding role.

To apply, please download our Recuitment Pack and Application form:

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01460 30144

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