We’re Recruiting: Chief Executive Officer for Switchboard

  • Job: Chief Executive Officer, Brighton & Hove LGBTQ Switchboard
  • Salary: up to £40,000
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (substantial part-time hours considered)

Brighton & Hove LGBTQ Switchboard is looking for an inspiring and effective Chief Executive Officer, with the vision and ability to lead the charity in fulfilling its strategy.

Switchboard will be celebrating its 45th year next year making us the longest-running LGBTQ organisation in Brighton & Hove.  The charity is in a strong position with an effective governance structure in place and a strong vision for the future. Our dedicated staff team deliver an exciting range of LGBTQ projects and services; including our volunteer-run helpline, older people’s project, a health and inclusion project, disabled peoples project, Rainbow Dementia Café, bereavement group, trans link and our trans survivors helpline.

We’re looking for a strong all-rounder who is able to manage both strategy and operations. You will need to be a credible ambassador, a powerful communicator and an inclusive leader who has:

  • Excellent strategic and business planning skills;
  • A track record of attracting funding and strategic partnerships;
  • Experience of implementing monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Skills to lead and develop our services to maximise their impact.

Help us create a lasting legacy for the LGBTQ communities in Brighton & Hove with this unique and exciting opportunity.

To arrange a time for an informal discussion about the role contact our Chair of Trustees, Dawn Draper on dawn.draper@switchboard.org.uk

To find out more about the post and what we are looking for please read the recruitment pack below.

To apply please send a CV, with a covering letter highlighting your skills and experience against the person specification (no more than 3 sides of A4), and a completed Equalities Monitoring Form to daniel.cheesman@switchboard.org.uk marked CEO Recruitment.

Closing date: Mon 4th March 2019 (midday)

Interview date: Tues 12th March 2019

Recruitment Pack Feb 2019

Equalities Monitoring Form