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Chief Executive

Harris Hill
Richmond (SW London) – main offices: Hampton Hill & East Sheen.
£48,000 - £50,000 depending on experience, plus 5% employer pension contribution
Closing date
27 Aug 2021

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We are an independent local charity providing information and advice to anyone who lives, works or studies in the London borough of Richmond upon Thames. Our service is free, confidential and impartial. We empower people to resolve their problems and change their lives for the better.

We are recruiting a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation at a crucial time, as we move out of pandemic restrictions and decide how we want to deliver our services in the future. You will have overall responsibility for managing a team of 21 paid staff and around 70 volunteers. You will be the external face of the organisation and will forge trusted working relationships with funders, partners and other stakeholders.

Key details:

Job title: Chief Executive

Location: Richmond (SW London) – main offices: Hampton Hill & East Sheen. Flexible working is subject to negotiation

Salary: £48,000 - £50,000 depending on experience, plus 5% employer pension contribution

Hours: 35 per week

Contract: Permanent

You will have substantial experience leading an organisation or team in the voluntary, statutory or private sector and exceptional people management skills, including the ability to attract, develop and retain motivated staff and volunteers.  You will have a track record of delivering multifaceted services to clients. You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a track record of sound financial management and the ability to set organisational strategy and manage change. You will be committed to the aims and principles of the organisation.

We encourage applicants who are from underrepresented groups with protected characteristics, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best candidate. 

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, please contact Nick Shanks at Harris Hill:| 020 7820 7334.

Closing date for applications:                    9am, Friday 27th August 2021

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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