We are seeking a dynamic new Chief Executive to provide strong leadership and
direction during a period of rapid expansion for this growing charity. If you
have a passion for working with communities, love heritage and enjoy managing
change, this could be the job for you!
Heritage Trust Network (HTN) is a grass roots membership organisation
operating across the United Kingdom, that provides a unique resource within
the national heritage sector, supporting community based organisations to
revive their heritage assets for social and economic benefit. We equip
local communities with the skills they need to deliver these complex
projects through our online resources and fortnightly newsletters, as well
as providing peer to peer support through regular branch meetings and our
Thanks to funding from Historic England, National Lottery Heritage Fund and
others, the organisation has an exciting opportunity to upscale its operations
over the next three years, to increase resilience and deliver a comprehensive
programme of community-based training and skills development to its expanding
As our new CEO you will be working with an active and engaged board of trustees
and a great team of dedicated staff, volunteers and consultants. You will also be
representing the organisation at a national level to improve HTN’s profile and impact.
Our ideal candidate will have several years’ experience of managing a heritage,
cultural or community organisation, involving strategic planning, staff management
and finances. A broad based interest in historic building/built environment matters
and knowledge of the range of not for profit organisations working to benefit local
communities will be essential. We will also be looking for someone with excellent
people and communication skills, an aptitude for fundraising and business planning,
as well as sound marketing and IT skills.
The post is based in Birmingham, with travel throughout the UK. Initially funded for a
year there is potential to extend the post, subject to funding.
To get further information or contact details for an informal chat, please click the
Closing date Tuesday 14th April with interviews on the afternoons of Thursday 23rd or Friday 24th April via Video conference.