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Job Opportunity: Chief Executive Officer

Job title: Chief Executive Officer
Salary: circa £60,000
Location: Brighton / Hybrid
Accountable to: the Chair of DeafKidz International, working closely with the Board
Line reports: Senior Finance Manager, Senior Programmes Lead, Programme Manager, Fundraising and Communications Manager
Total staff: 5 positions

Job overview

The Chief Executive Officer will provide strategic leadership to the organisation and drive the growth of the organisation, working to ensure that deaf children and young people are able to live safely and without fear of stigma, discrimination and abuse in their communication mode of choice.

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer who will provide the overall strategic leadership, vision and direction for International. You will be the lead ambassador for the organisation, raising our profile, engaging with high level decision makers and developing relationships with investors, donors and partner agencies. An ability to grow the business and an evidenced track record of having done so elsewhere experienced and well-– is essential. We are looking for an networked leader from within the child protection, humanitarian, development or global disability space. We would obviously welcome lived experienced of deafness and we would wish you to have some competence in British Sign Language, or be prepared to learn quickly. You will have a proven ability to motivate and support staff through a facilitative approach and possess personal drive and energy. It goes without saying, you will need to be financially literate and able to work with organisational and programme budgets.

The post is based in Brighton with allowances for flexible working. For the right individual, this will be a most rewarding role.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send the following:

Click here for the full job application pack

Please submit your completed application to to arrive by 9am on Monday 13th June 2022

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 13th June
Shortlisting meeting between Harris Hill and DeafKidz International: Monday 20th June
First stage interviews with DeafKidz International: Thursday 23rd June
Final panel interviews with DeafKidz International: Tuesday 28th June

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