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Chief Executive - Bristol Animal Rescue Centre

  • Location: Bristol, Bristol
  • Salary: £67,500 FTE (3 or 4 days per week) per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Executive Search, Animal Welfare
  • Contact: Sandra Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01962 813300
  • Expiry Date: 04 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JO2949

We are working in partnership with Bristol Animal Rescue Centre, who are seeking a new Chief Executive.

The new Chief Executive will be a visionary leader and provide strong leadership and support, on behalf of the Board of Trustees ensuring the Charity achieves the goals and objectives as set by the Trustees. You will be a passionate and effective advocate in advancing the Centre’s objectives so that meaningful activity is increasingly funded, prioritised and delivered for all animals in our care and the wider Bristol community. This includes public speaking and networking at senior level with other charities, government and community leaders and influencers to materially increase the active supporter base and revenue generated.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Clear and inspirational leadership and people management skills

  • Flair and engagement with supporters and internal and external stakeholders

  • Implement a positive and committed performance culture

  • Maintain the financial viability of the organisation

  • Prepare and deliver the strategic plan against agreed financial goals

  • Act as the Ambassador for the charity and have overall responsibility for raising the profile of the Centre and its services in the community

  • Lead the creation and implementation of the annual and longer-term business plans that will ensure the successful delivery of the strategy and objectives as agreed with the Trustees.

The successful candidate will lead the senior management team and take overall responsibility for all operational activities, financial management and work closely with the Chairman and Trustees to ensure the smooth and efficient management of the Centre. You will deliver new sources of funding to diversify the centres income streams ensuring annual income generation targets are met.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and passion to take this charity to the next stage, we would like to hear from you.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director at Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300. To apply, please submit your CV and supporting statement via the Charisma Charity Recruitment website.

Closing date for applications: 4th January 2022

Interview date with Charisma: no later than 6th January 2022

First Interview date with Charity: w/c 17th January 2022

Second interview date with Charity: w/c 24th January 2022

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