Chief Executive

London (Greater)
Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and the senior demands of the post, and will
19 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

CHILDREN & THE ARTS – the national children’s charity tackling inequality through sustained arts experiences.

The Trustees of Children & the Arts wish to appoint an inspirational, accomplished and charismatic new CEO to lead the organisation into its next phase and position the charity as the leading UK  independent agency in the field of cultural education.

Chief Executive

The Chief Executive will deliver CATA’s strategic direction, build the charity into a major force in its field, ensure it raises the funds to pursue its mission, oversee its day-to-day management and lead and develop the staff team.

She or he will work closely with the Trustees and staff team to refresh and re-affirm the vision and mission of the charity, build clear, innovative and ambitious operational plans for the organisation and provide a credible and articulate voice across the sector.

The Chief Executive will be an influential and persuasive leader with excellent interpersonal skills, an impressive and active network of contacts and a proven ability to influence and engage people at all levels: within Government; the teaching community; cultural leaders and influencers; donors, including high net worth individuals; trusts & foundations, corporate sponsors and other relevant organisations.

The successful candidate will be accomplished in strategic leadership and corporate and financial management with at least 5 years’ experience gained in a role of similar responsibility and complexity.

For background information, job description and person specification please download the recruitment pack here.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and the senior demands of the post, and will include employer’s pension contributions to match the employee’s up to a maximum of 10% each.

How to apply:

Please send the following to
• Curriculum Vitae
• Covering letter or supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4)
• Current salary and any salary expectations

Closing date for applications 18th March 2018.
Interviews to take place on 27th March 2018.



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