Recruiting: CEO for the Youth Trust

September 3, 2021
Recruiting: CEO for the Youth Trust

We're looking for a new CEO to help us on our mission to empower young people to transform society.

At the Youth Trust, we are passionate about developing opportunities for young people to grow in leadership, faith and character, in partnership with schools, churches and communities. Through the Young Leaders Award, we have empowered over 120,000 young people from over 1,000 schools to learn and practice key leadership skills and character virtues and to transform their communities through social action.

We are passionate about empowering young people to transform society and seek a CEO with a similar commitment. You will share our desire to be ambitious and creative inbuilding on the success of our Young Leaders Award and in contribution to the vision of the Church of England to be younger, bolder and humbler.

To be successful in the role you need to be a clear strategic thinker with aspiration, imagination and inspiration who is ready to work with trustees and a committed staff team to develop and implement the vision needed for the next stage of our journey.

Senior-level strategic management responsibility for a charity, other not-for-profit organisation or relevant commercial business is essential as is experience of working or volunteering within a Christian faith-based setting and mission.

Download the full job pack here, which includes information on the Youth Trust, the job role and person specification.

How to apply

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact our recruitment partner, Simon Lloyd, Director, NFP Consulting on 07961 988 523 or email

Apply online at

Application is by way of CV with a Supporting Statement that should set out your motivations for applying and how your work experience to date meets the scope of the responsibilities. As a general guide, your Supporting Statement should be around two sides of A4.

There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the post-holder is a practicing Christian, either communicant member of the Church of England or a member church of Churches Together in England or the Evangelical Alliance.

Closing date: Monday 21stSeptember

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The Youth Trust