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Role Summary

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: £50,000 – £54,000 (full time equivalent)

Working Hours: 3 days (22.2 hours/week)

Contract: Permanent

Location: STF Offices, Edwinstowe and hybrid options.

Established in 1995, the Trust is the only charity devoted entirely to Sherwood – the world’s best loved forest.  Independent of any political, commercial or Government body, the Trust works to protect, preserve and promote this unique heritage landscape.  We have been, and continue to be, committed to various projects aimed at conserving the history and heritage of this historic woodland, nurturing biodiversity and fostering community and cultural engagement.  From tree planting initiatives to wildlife conservation efforts and telling the story about the peoples of Sherwood Forest, our work is driven by a passion for safeguarding this national treasure for generations to come.

In our new Chief Executive, we are looking for an individual who will provide leadership and identify and secure new sources of income to enable the Trust to continue on a firm financial footing alongside managing our staff and engaging with key stakeholders.

Key elements of the role are to:

  • work closely with the Trustees to ensure alignment with the charitable objectives of the Trust and adhere to governance principles.
  • manage a small team of staff and volunteers, sustaining morale and commitment, leveraging their enthusiasm and interest to achieve the maximum impact with limited resources.
  • Secure ongoing funding, including identification of new growth areas, work programme opportunities and diverse funding streams.
  • maintain and develop partnerships and networks with key stakeholders.

For an informal discussion on the post please contact our Chair, Andy Statham, on 07462 892946.

If you would like to receive an information pack with full details of how to apply, please contact: Alison Williams at alison.williams@sherwoodforesttrust.org.uk or phone 01623 821490.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday July 22nd 2024.

The provisional date for interviews is Wednesday September 4th 2024.



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