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Organisation name
Redhills
Salary
£50K-£60K per year
Closing date
Job location
County Durham
Interview date
Hours
Full time
About this Role

The Board of Trustees of Redhills CIO seeks to appoint a Chief Executive to provide inspirational leadership to the staff team and wider community of stakeholders.

The role will involve taking Redhills forward from a National Heritage Lottery Funded-project to restore the building, to a financially self-reliant, community values-driven organisation.

Providing inspirational leadership to the staff team and wider community of stakeholders. The role will involve taking Redhills forward from a National Heritage Lottery Funded project to restore the building, to a financially self-reliant, community values-driven organisation. Redhills will have a variety of functions including telling the proud story of the Durham coalfield to people from all walks of life, being at the heart of a community network informed and inspired by the lodges and pitman’s parliament, offering a range of learning activities to schools and groups, hosting live performance and operating as a venue for conferencing and events.

The CEO will be responsible for developing revenue generating opportunities that fit with Redhills’ vision and core values. Ensuring the heritage and culture of the Durham Miners Association and the people of County Durham is promoted, made available and kept alive. Working with the Chair and the Board of Trustees to formulate and regularly review the organisation’s strategic plan and to ensure that operational plans and targets are devised, monitored and delivered effectively. Together with the Chair, enable the Board of Trustees to fulfil its duties and responsibilities for the good governance of the organisation and to ensure that the Board receives timely advice and appropriate information on all relevant matters in an environment of transparency. Developing and delivering a sustainable financial and business plan for Redhills CIO.

Overseeing all aspects of running the charity and its trading arm (once established), and ensuring Redhills operates in a financially sustainable way. Securing revenue funding and other sources of support where appropriate. Ensuring both our core values and the highest possible level of attention to detail are woven into every aspect of Redhills – from the distinctive character and look and feel of the building, to the education and outreach work that we will develop with communities, to the way we build long term relationships with our audience members. Working with the team to develop new audiences for Redhills, and maintain enduring relationships with local communities, visitors and stakeholders alike.

Further information

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to us by noon on 5 January, by email to admin@redhillsdurham.org.

Please use the link above to apply.

To download a job description use the link below.

If you wish to arrange to talk to someone about the role ahead of making an application or require more information, please email: admin@redhillsdurham.org

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