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NFP People
West Yorkshire/Leeds/some remote work possible
£42683 - £45591 Per Annum
Closing date
6 Nov 2020
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Do you have the skills and experience to lead an award-winning, values based community organisation?

If you are exceptional and inspirational CEO with a passion for improving the quality of life for Gypsy and Traveller people, then we would love to hear from you!

Position: CEO

Location: West Yorkshire/Leeds/some remote work possible

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £42,683 - £45,591

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Generous Annual Leave, 14 Bank Holidays Annually, Special Leave and Flexible Working Policies, Employee Assistance Scheme with Health Assured, Up to 5% match pension contributions, Free Parking, Bike Parking and 15-minute walk from city centre

Closing Date: 6th November 12pm

Interviews: Week commencing 16th November

The Role

The charity is a vibrant and brave grassroots organisation led by Gypsy and Traveller people in partnership with others in and across West Yorkshire Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange. As CEO you will be an experienced, authentic, dynamic and knowledgeable individual. You will be required to lead delivery of the organisations mission, demonstrating its stated values, and ensuring that the organisation remains safe, legal and viable.

If you believe that everyone is equal and should be safe and included and you are you welcoming, respectful, open and honest… we would love to hear from you!

Please note due to current circumstances you will be required to do some work from home, with desk space at the office on a booking basis and outreach appointments being risk assessed.

About You

As CEO you will:


  • Demonstrate significant technical skill and ability in third sector leadership, as well as knowledge of the experiences and issues faced by Gypsy and Traveller people in the UK context.
  • Be able to inspire confidence and motivation in members, volunteers, staff team and partners, as well as providing reassurance during challenging times.
  • Be a people person.
  • Be an excellent multi-level and multi-platform communicator.
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding and commitment to asset-based approaches to community work.
  • Have experience of mentoring and coaching staff teams.


We actively encourage and invite applications from suitably qualified Gypsy or Traveller people.

In return…

Work for the 2018 Winner of the GSK Impact Award that has an internal aim of excellence and sustainability to ensure all staff are cared for and valued. The charity is proud to be a Mindful Employer, Living Wage Employer and reflective organisation with an ongoing commitment to learning and development. With annual pay reviews, development, regular full staff training away days, team building day and a great benefits package, this truly is a great place to work and grow.

About the Organisation

The organisation runs a number of community facing and strategic projects to achieve aims including advocacy, community development and youth work. Recognised as being innovative, brave and creative, the overall aim is to improve quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers through addressing inequalities in homes, health, education, and employment, financial and social inclusion.

You may also have experience in areas such as CEO, Chief Exec, Chief Executive Officer, Director, MD, Managing Director, Executive Director, COO, Chief Executive.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
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