Vacancies

London Legal Support Trust

Chief Executive

Salary range:  £50,000 - £60,000 (subject to experience)

Closing date: 08 October 2017 midnight

Interviews are planned for the week beginning 30 October 2017 

The London Legal Support Trust works to support law centres and legal advice agencies in London and the Home Counties by providing them with grant funding alongside other forms of support. We do this by holding large fundraising events, most notably the London Legal Walk, which raised £800,000 this year, and providing the funds through grant rounds to the agencies where they are most needed. We offer our knowledge and experience of the sector to help the agencies become more sustainable. We also work with other grant-making bodies.

We are part of a network of seven Legal Support Trusts across England and in Wales working with the Access to Justice Foundation to support pro bono and advice agencies.

Role:

  • Working with the Trustee Board to establish long-range goals and strategies
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with stakeholders including donors, trusts and foundations, professional bodies, legal advice networks and beneficiaries
  • Successfully setting and implementing business and development plans
  • Developing and delivering appropriate governance, income generation, finance and operations plans that ensure sustainable growth for the long term

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven ability to lead and manage a charitable organisation and inspire confidence 
  • Demonstrable knowledge, interest in and commitment to social justice and the voluntary sector 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills 
  • Proven success in fundraising, marketing and communications 
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, with the proven ability to lead and work well as part of a small team supporting, managing and motivating other members of staff and volunteers including setting targets and deadlines 
  • Excellent presentational and written communication skills 
  • Track record of multi-agency partnership working at all levels 
  • Experience of developing strategy and successfully achieving objectives 
  • Demonstrable experience in relationship building / management 
  • Experience of managing budgets and finances for an organisation 
  • Resourceful in identifying alternative sources of funding  
  • Excellent information technology skills 
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to fundraise and promote the work of LLST 

Click to download an Application Pack and Application Forms 1 and 2.

 

 
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