Remote
c.£45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Role

The Bishop Simeon Trust is looking to appoint a Director who can provide strategic vision and leadership to the operation and development of the Trust, take overall responsibility for fundraising and for the management and administration of the Trust, working with the Board to help enable them to fulfil their governance duties.

The Ideal Candidate

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody with a broad range of skills who can demonstrate a passion for youth empowerment, co-production, children’s rights and protection in South Africa.  

The successful candidate will be able to lead the organisation, innovate, build on the Trust’s history and strategic vision, as well as the strong partnerships it has to deliver its work. They must be a capable fundraiser, able to communicate with a variety of audiences either in person or using social media, newsletters and other publications. 

The Trust

The Bishop Simeon Trust has supported community development initiatives in South Africa since the days of Apartheid. We were founded in memory of the late Bishop Simeon Nkoane, a close friend and ally of our Patron Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. We continue to pursue his vision of a South Africa where children of all faiths and none receive the protection and support that they need to be safe and achieve their full potential in life. 

To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please email Martin Keat, Director - whose contact details provided along with further information regarding the role and how to apply please in the recruitment pack or visit. Please visit our website for more details about our work and history.

Posted on: 20 October 2021
Closed date: 19 November 2021
Job ref: BST-Director
Tags: Intl Development, Senior Management