Cumbria/Flexible

Salary £70K

Friends of the Lake District is a robust, dynamic and financially solvent campaigning charity with a mission to sustain the rich, diverse and living patterns of landscape that make the Lake District and Cumbria unique. Working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders we campaign and take action to conserve, protect and enhance the natural beauty of these landscapes for the benefit of diverse communities.

Our current Chief Executive, who has successfully led the charity for the past seven years, has decided to step down from the role this summer. We are therefore seeking an individual who has the vision, drive and passion to grasp the opportunities which lie ahead and lead our charity to realise its full potential.

To be successful you will have a proven track record of advocacy, influencing and/or campaigning, with significant experience of complex stakeholder management, working collaboratively and effectively through partnerships. You will have a keen understanding of income generation and a proven record of fundraising. You will be a skilled and facilitative leader of people, with experience of change management, and an exceptional communicator, who will communicate effectively with partners, donors, members, and the media to promote our concerns, values, campaigns, and activities to the public and all levels of government.

Above all else, you will have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for our mission and a love of one of the most spectacular landscapes in England.  Please visit www.attenti.co.uk/CEOFLD to read the appointment brief for more information and how to apply.

Friends of the Lake District CEO Appointment Brief

For an informal and confidential discussion, after having read the appointment brief, please contact our advising consultants at Attenti:

Anita Denton – [email protected] – 07725 554 802

David Fielding – [email protected] – 07810 507 235

Closing date for applications – Sunday 10th July 2022

Image: Buttermere and Haystacks by Colin Thompson