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Chief Executive - The Young Foundation

circa £90,000 p.a
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We are a research and action based institute which puts to work the tools, developed over 60 years, of research, social innovation, and incubation to achieve change that contributes to community wellbeing and resilience and tackles inequality.

Founded by the great social scientist and innovator Michael Young; we have created and supported over 80 organisations including: Which? The Open University, Language Line, Economic and Social Research Council, Social Innovation Exchange, School for Social Entrepreneurs, Uprising, Action for Happiness, Studio Schools Trust.

It is a great time to join the organisation. Our next CEO will have a platform to work with staff, the Board of Trustees and stakeholders to write the next chapter of the Young Foundation’s distinguished history at a time when our reputation, resources, skills and networks have a huge role to play in fostering community wellbeing.

Chief Executive

Location: East London

Salary: circa £90,000 p.a

You will bring strong leadership experience with the ability to inspire and motivate staff and create a team working culture internally and externally. In addition, you will have expertise and a reputation in the field of social innovation with expertise and evidence of impact in at least one of research, facilitating social innovation, incubating social innovation and investing in social ventures.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity and for details on how to apply, please download the Appointment Briefing Pack below.

Published closing date: Friday 16th June


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