London, Greater London
£40,000 - £42,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
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We are seeking an experienced, passionate individual to join our East London based Youth Charity.


The person we are looking for is:

  • Motivated by the opportunity to lead the support and development of young people.
  • Passionate that young people are given opportunities to fulfil their potential.
  • Realistic about the multiple challenges facing young people today.
  • Driven to support, inspire and develop young people through direct engagement within our communities. 
  • Inspired to pursue a vocation, rather than just working 9 – 5.
  • Determined to go the extra mile to ensure our charity continues to grow and be more effective.

If this sounds like you, read on for more detail …

Leaders in Community (LiC) is a youth-led charity run by a group of active local young people from Tower Hamlets. The Charity was set up in 2009 by a group of young adults who wanted to improve their local services.  They offer a variety of creative learning programmes aimed to empower young people in leadership and governance. The programmes run throughout the year and are free for all who attend.

Our next CEO will be a highly motivated individual.  Reporting directly to LiC’s Board members, the post holder will be responsible for providing strategic direction as well as creating a vision for success.

The role would suit a pragmatic manager and an inspiring leader who is innovative, youth focused and willing to lead by example. Together with a collaborative nature who will be able to work closely with the Board members to expand the charity’s impact, and funding sources.

LiC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that as LiC work with vulnerable children and adults, a DBS check will be requested of any successful candidate. This post is exempt by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemption) Order 1975.  You are therefore requested to disclose any convictions or information regarding criminal activity including convictions that would otherwise be considered spent.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter of no more than 500 words explaining why you are the right person to lead our Charity.

Application Deadline: Friday 9th July 2021.

Full details of the role are in the attached Job Description.


Application Instructions

Please send CV and covering letter explaining in no more than 500 words why you are suited to this role.

Posted on: 11 June 2021
Closing date: 11 July 2021
Job ref: LiC - CEO
Tags: Senior Management

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