London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Contract, 9 months, Full-time
Job description

The Executive Director has a critical role in the impactful and efficient management of the Breteau Foundation and all of our global programs. We are seeking a self-driven and highly competent interim executive director to lead our organisation in line with our mission and objectives and support and enhance our organisational strategy, operations and growth.


Duties for the Interim Executive Director will include but not be limited to: 

  • Work closely with the board of directors and management team, informing, assessing, and addressing issues that affect the organisation

  • Oversee the daily operations of the Foundation, providing executive direction of all program strategy, compliance, quality assurance, and program efficiency

  • Manage our high quality educational offering, ensuring projects deliver outstanding pedagogy and utilise our team of experts within the broader BF team. This includes regular review, adaptation and creation of educational content, educational based marketing and communications.

  • Lead an effective global team dedicated to fulfilling the organisation’s mission through highly successful program implementation, efficient operations and a strong culture and work climate that attracts and retains staff.

  • Manage our culturally diverse staff, partners, contractors, volunteers whose skills, cultures and spoken languages reflect the communities Breteau Foundation serves. 

  • Oversee all external communication materials including, website, marketing materials, PR, annual letter, impact and social media content

  • Manage the Foundation budget, complete reporting requirements optimising financial operations and maximising efficiencies. 

  • Serve as an interim face of the organisation, actively participating in external events, developing strategic partnerships, building visibility & credibility, and brand in the market, in order to maximise the expansion of the program.

  • Manage, coordinate, and execute the global collection of impact data from program teams & partner organisations to produce key insights which can easily inform multiple audiences across our network of supporters.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • 7+ years of senior management experience, Education or Non profit sector preferred

  • Strong public relations, marketing, campaign and strategic experience preferred 

  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles related to nonprofits

  • Proven success working with a board of directors

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with innovative approach to strategy & planning

  • Dynamic and charismatic team player comfortable dealing with multiple stakeholders and networks

  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills

  • Experience with budget management and reporting

  • Outstanding people and project management skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge & experience with technology in education desired    

About the Breteau Foundation

Established in 2014, the Breteau Foundation is a global non-profit organization that has provided quality and inclusive education to the most disadvantaged primary schools and children in 11 countries worldwide. We specialise in EdTech; providing schools with computer tablets loaded with world-class apps that are aligned to local languages & national curriculums.  We also deliver extensive teacher training & strategic support to school leaders to build capability & confidence so that schools are autonomous  in 2 years.  

In direct response to the Covid pandemic, the Foundation has diversified its response to include literacy and numeracy based tablet programs for offline learning at home, a STEAM (Science, engineering, technology Arts & Maths) programme to support at home learning that encourage students to use problem solving, creativity, entrepreneurship and teamwork to create solutions to real-world problems. We give children & families hope, insight to the world via technology with more opportunity & pathways to brighter futures.



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About the Breteau Foundation 

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Refreshed on: 11 May 2022
Closed date: 26 May 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Marketing, Management

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