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27 September 2020

The Book Trade Charity: Chief Executive

Location: Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

Salary: £70,000 to £80,000, dependent on experience

 We are looking for a CEO to grow The Book Trade Charity to its next level of impact. Working with the Board and building on our reputation, the CEO will strategically review the current landscape and identify new opportunities to maximise our impact and grow services that best support our clients. This will include diversifying our funding, building our profile with the book trade and maximising our resources. The CEO will also lead the organisation externally with key stakeholders and internally to support our staff.

In order to continue to develop and provide the best possible service for the book trade, we seek an individual with sound leadership experience and a track record of developing organisations to be the best they can be, from reviewing internal practices to developing external opportunities. Our new CEO will have senior level experience of working closely with a Board and leading a staff team to develop the infrastructures for success. They will also have a strong understanding of how to grow and diversify income. As an agile and inspirational leader, the incoming CEO will be a strong communicator and a supportive leader who is able to juggle multiple priorities, as well as being able to develop relationships with a breadth of stakeholders.

For further information and to apply, see the Prospectus website.

Deadline for applications: Monday 12 October 2020

Interviews with Prospectus: 20th October - 4 November 2020

Engagement meetings with The Book Trade Charity: w/c 9 November 2020

Panel interviews with The Book Trade Charity: 24 and 25 November 2020