Finchley, Greater London
Circa £100,000
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

With unemployment expected to reach new highs and millions already out of work, creating employment and supporting business has never been more crucial. The Work Avenue Foundation (Work Avenue) provides people in the Jewish community with essential lifelong skills to support themselves and their families by helping people into work and supporting the building of sustainable businesses.

Work Avenue helps people to achieve financial independence, with a focus on dignity. In the past year, as well as adapting to deliver our services virtually, we have complimented our key services of Employment and Business Support with new programs to ensure more people in our community can access wider training programs, to empower them to secure employment.

 

Chief Executive Officer

Work Avenue

Finchley, London

Circa £100,000

We are looking for an inspirational leader to grow Work Avenue to its next level of impact. Working closely with the Board and building on our strong reputation, the CEO will review the current landscape and identify new opportunities to ensure we can reach and support more members of our community. This will include developing our networks with businesses to create win:win solutions to current employment challenges. In addition, the CEO will develop and maintain our relationships with donors and supporters, ensure we continue to deliver sustainable income and build our profile within Anglo-Jewry. They will also provide the leadership and resources for our passionate team, enabling them to achieve the best in their roles.

In order to continue to develop and provide the best possible service for our community, we seek a creative and innovative individual with inspirational leadership experience and a track record of developing organisations to excel, from developing external opportunities to maintaining support for staff. Our new CEO will have worked within or alongside business and will be able to develop new opportunities within the business community. They will also bring experience of building and maintaining a breadth of stakeholder relationships, including funders, and a track record of raising an organisation's profile. As a credible and adaptable leader, the incoming CEO will be a strong communicator and a supportive leader who is able to juggle multiple priorities and the aspiration of a small team with large ambitions.

To download the candidate information pack and for further details on how to apply please download this on the Prospectus website.

If having reviewed the candidate information pack you have any questions, please contact Anna Gardet or Roberta Giubilini at Prospectus with a copy of your CV.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 6th April 2021

Interviews with Prospectus: 12-15th April 2021

Interviews with Work Avenue: 21st April 2021

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Refreshed on: 17 March 2021
Closed date: 06 April 2021
Job ref: HQ00178251
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