Chief Executive Officer

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Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Salary: £50,000 – £54,000 (full time equivalent)

Working Hours: 3 days (22.2 hours/week)

Contract: Permanent

Location: SFT Offices, Edwinstowe and hybrid options.


In our new Chief Executive, we are looking for an individual who will provide leadership and identify and secure new sources of income to enable the Trust to continue on a firm financial footing alongside managing our staff and engaging with key stakeholders.

Key elements of the role are to:

  • work closely with the Trustees to ensure alignment with the charitable objectives of the Trust and adhere to governance principles.
  • manage a small team of staff and volunteers, sustaining morale and commitment, leveraging their enthusiasm and interest to achieve the maximum impact with limited resources.
  • Secure ongoing funding, including identification of new growth areas, work programme opportunities and diverse funding streams.
  • maintain and develop partnerships and networks with key stakeholders.

The job pack explains the context for this appointment and sets out our vision and ambition for what we expect from our new Chief Executive.

For an informal discussion on the post please contact our Chair, Andy Statham, on 07462 892946.

If you would like to receive an information pack with full details of how to apply, please contact: Alison Williams at alison.williams@sherwoodforesttrust.org.uk or phone 01623 821490.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday July 22nd 2024.

The provisional date for interviews is Wednesday September 4th 2024.


Download the full job description, additional information, and application form below.

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