Salary: £52,000 - £57,000 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 2 October 2022
Interview date: W/C Monday 10 October 2022
How to apply: To apply please complete and return the application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Who to contact if you have a query: If you wish to discuss this role further, please contact the Chair of the East Sussex Community Voice Board, Keith Stevens via email@example.com.
About the role
Working pattern: 35 hours per week with a flexible approach to days/hours required
Salary: £52,000-£57,000 per annum depending on experience plus 6% employers pension contribution
Annual Leave: 27 days per year plus Bank Holidays
Contract duration: Permanent
Location: Hybrid working at the ESCV office in Eastbourne and remote working/working from home, with travel to other locations as required
We are looking for an outstanding leader to become the Executive Director of East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) and work with our directors, staff and volunteers to further develop our organisation and make a real difference for everyone in East Sussex.
As an ambitious Community Interest Company (CIC), we are seeking an individual with strong leadership qualities who will help us ensure that East Sussex Community Voice continues to be an effective and independent agent of local change.
Since 2013, ESCV has supported the public to have their say in the design, commissioning, and delivery of services in our county, by putting people at the centre of what we do. Our activities include delivery of an award-winning Healthwatch, large-scale public engagement and community development projects (such as the Interreg-funded VRAC project) and we host the East Sussex Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector Alliance.
The successful candidate will be an experienced and empathetic leader who will inspire and empower others to share in achieving continued success in all our work. You will be a strategic thinker and proven relationship builder at a senior level, have a track record of delivering strategies, operational plans and projects to deliver tangible outcomes, and possess excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to manage staff and build high performing teams.
You will have a proven track record of managing high-level relationships with key decision makers and possess extensive knowledge and experience of public engagement, the health and social care landscape, company governance and income generation and financial control.
If you have a passion for working with a great team who make a real difference for people across East Sussex, we would be delighted to receive your application and look forward to hearing from you.
“East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”
How to apply:
For further details about this exciting opportunity and an application pack, please visit www.escv.org.uk/work-with-us and download the Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form for this post.
To apply please complete and return the application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Please send your completed application to Sue Wells (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the email subject: ‘Confidential - Executive Director application’.
Hard copies can be posted to Sue Wells at the address below. Please mark the envelope with ‘Confidential - Executive Director application’.
Deadline for applications: Midnight on Sunday 02 October 2022
Interview date: Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 10th October 2022 at our offices in Eastbourne.
If you wish to discuss this role further, please contact the Chair of the East Sussex Community Voice Board, Keith Stevens via email@example.com.
For any further information or queries related to the application process please contact:
Sue Wells (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 07794 097 713
East Sussex Community Voice
32 St Leonards Road
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.