Chief Executive

Shrewsbury (overnight accommodation may be available on site)
Highly competitive
23 Oct 2017
23 Nov 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

The FSC is the UK’s leading charity provider of outdoor environmental education for schools, colleges and universities.  Each year more than 150,000 people benefit from our work, mainly through attending courses at our UK-wide network of Centres.  Our award winning publications are widely acclaimed. We believe deeply that the more we understand about and take inspiration from the world around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations.

This is a critical appointment and we are seeking an outstanding individual to lead the Charity in meeting its Vision for 2025. We have ambitious plans for further growth, developing our educational and commercial partnerships and raising our income significantly. You may come from any professional background as long as you truly embody our values and will bring commercial acumen, entrepreneurial vision and flair to help us grow at the same time as delivering high quality education work.

You will have exceptional interpersonal skills, and be able to build strong relationships at all levels. Strategic ability is key, as is political nous, for you will be expected to work with government and policy makers, ensuring field studies remain a priority. Above all else you will be an inspirational leader - we have a committed, dedicated and loyal team and we will expect you to motivate, inspire and develop them to continue their outstanding work.

For further details please visit our website and for an informal confidential discussion about the role please contact our advising consultant Juliet Brown on 0113 205 6089.

Closing date is 9.00am on Monday 27th November 2017.