Chief Executive Officer

Location: Sheffield
Closing Date: 16th Jun 2024
Chief Executive Officer

Employment Type: Employed

SAYiT is a Sheffield-based charity working to transform the lives of LGBTQ+ young people up to the age of 25 through supportive group work, youth action, education and influence. We are looking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to build on our successes to date and lead the charity in its pioneering work.

This is an opportunity to join a passionate, dedicated team working to make positive change across Sheffield’s communities and the wider region.

As the charity’s most senior employee, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the charity’s work. You will report to the Board of Trustees and work with them to shape the strategic direction of the charity in supporting LGBTQ+ young people.

You will bring with you a comprehensive awareness and understanding of the key issues and challenges faced by LGBTQ+ young people and communities and be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders and the wider public. You will also be a confident public speaker, representing the charity at events and in the media, and in the delivery of consultancy and advice work.

You will also have a strong track record of effective financial management, income generation from a diverse range of sources and monitoring and evaluating work for grant and contract funders.

In addition to all of these skills and attributes you will be able to bring your extensive leadership experience to the role, overseeing a skilled team of project and development workers and volunteers, and providing direct line management to our charity managers.

SAYiT is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

So if you see yourself as our new Chief Executive Officer please visit the website to download an application pack. Please complete and return items 4, 5 and 6 to [email protected].

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Annie Gainsborough (Chair of the board of Trustees) [email protected] Or contact [email protected] with any practical questions.

Role: Chief Executive Officer
Type of contract: Permanent contract, subject to ongoing funding
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £37,142
Benefits: 7% Employer pension contribution, flexible work pattern

Closing date for applications: 16th June 2024
Proposed interview dates: 24th & 25th June 2024

For full job description and information on how to apply, please download the application pack here:

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