Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date: 29 April 2020

Charnwood Arts

Location: Loughborough

Remuneration: Up to £40K pro rata


Charnwood in yellow on a black background. Below there is a square with a white outline filled diagonally two thirds with yellow and top third with black. Across this in large black writing with a white outline is Arts.

Charnwood Arts is a successful and established (incorporated 1976) community arts and media organisation based in the Borough of Charnwood, East Midlands. Charnwood Arts works with many partners across all art forms to support local cultural development and to encourage participation in the arts for all with an outstanding reputation for its innovative international partnerships that connect the local with the global and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Due to the long-term illness of current Chief Executive Kevin Ryan, we are looking for a dynamic Chief Executive Officer with strategic leadership skills to manage and develop the organisation and its project portfolio including a significant capital project. The successful candidate will have a leading role, working with the Trustees, in realising Charnwood Arts ambitious development plans.

The right candidate will have proven leadership and management ability with excellent communication skills and experience of working with multiple stakeholders to deliver a shared vision. We are looking for someone with experience of fundraising, financial management, project management, managing teams (3 staff plus freelancers and volunteers) and working to tight deadlines.
For further information about the role and to request an application pack please email To apply, please email a skills based CV (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages) outlining what you believe you can bring to the role.
Deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 20th April 2020.
The proposed date for interviews (likely via video link) is Wednesday 29th April 2020. Interview candidates will be required to give a short presentation. Please let us know if we can support your access needs in any way to support your application.

Recruitment Pack