Appointment of Chief Executive of the Booktrust 7 Oct 2014

Booktrust is an innovative national charity committed to transforming lives through reading. We aim to create a society where nobody misses out on the life-changing benefits of books, and our imaginative programmes help improve educational outcomes, raise aspirations, boost well-being and ultimately effect lasting social change.

We are ambitious for our future and are now seeking an inspiring Chief Executive to lead us into the next exciting phase of our development. This individual will build on our strengths, further diversify our income streams, extend our work with those least likely to experience the benefits and pleasures of reading, and ensure a greater focus on impact.

The successful candidate will combine exceptional strategic abilities with a clear vision and a proven track record of achievement as a senior leader in complex organisations. Demonstrable commercial acumen is important, as is the gravitas, communication and ambassadorial skills to represent Booktrust effectively in a diverse, multi-stakeholder environment. Previous experience in education is desirable.  A deep commitment to the values and aims of Booktrust together with a clear passion for our mission is essential.

You can download the details here: Booktrust_appointment details

To apply, click the for candidates button above quoting reference 1799.

The closing date for applications is 0900hrs GMT on 31st October 2014.

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