Can you be our new Executive Director?

POST:                      Executive Director

SALARY:                 Up to £35,000 p.a. depending on experience

HOURS:                  Full Time (35 hours per week)

TERMS:                   Permanent Position, 25 days leave per year + public holidays

REPORTS TO:        Board of Trustees

LOCATION:            Stockton on Tees


BECON was established in 2001 and has enjoyed a long and fruitful history working with and supporting BME communities and the BME voluntary sector in the North East of England. The Board of Trustees have recently undertaken an in-depth review of the organisation’s Vision and Mission and prepared a bold and ambitious strategy for the organisation as it moves into a new phase of service delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking leader with experience in Charity management.

The key aspects of the role are to:

  • Provide leadership across all the services provided by BECON and, in particular, the delivery of the organisation’s strategic plans.
  • Represent and promote the organisation to stakeholders, service-users, partners and the wider public.
  • Ensure BECON’s services are delivered to the highest standards of excellence and to the fullest positive impact.
  • To develop fundraising and other innovative income streams within the Vision, Mission and Strategy of the Charity.

Based in Stockton on Tees, the post holder will benefit from the support of an engaged Board of Trustees, committed staff and volunteers and a clear vision shaping BECON’s future.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience as a senior manager or CEO in a charitable or voluntary organisation.
  • Some experience of the BME Voluntary & Community Sector.
  • Experience of delivering projects and services within budgetary constraints.
  • An ability to develop positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • A proven track record of financial management and fundraising.
  • A commitment to the values and ongoing development of the BECON organisation.

Recruitment for this post is being managed by the SALiS Consultancy on behalf of BECON (www.salisconsultancy.co.uk).

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 4 sides of A4) explaining how you meet the criteria outlined in the post specification via email to: applications@becon.org.uk.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact: Joseph Main, SALiS Consultancy, at BECON on 01642 657 090 or via email at joseph@salis.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

Interview dates: Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June

We are an equal opportunities employer and actively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

BECON Executive Director Post Specification – May 2017