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Chief Executive Officer | Young Gamers & Gambl

Peridot Partners
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) is an award-winning charity with a social purpose to inform, educate and safeguard future generations against gaming and gambling harms.Through our portfolio of evidence-led education programmes, we provide free training and resources for teachers, youth workers, practitioners, universities, faith leaders and health professionals. All of our resources, training and education programmes have been independently scrutinised, challenged, evaluated and quality marked by a wide range of organisations.YGAM has experienced a period of rapid growth and success and is reaching the end of its current 3-year strategic plan in a strong position. We are now seeking a special individual to lead our talented and committed team as we take YGAM into the next phase of its journey. YGAM is a truly unique place to work. The culture is entrepreneurial, supportive, and collegial - the team really care about one another and want to make a difference. We have a relentless drive to do things better, proven by our raft of accreditations from ISO9001, to NCVO Trusted Charity Level2, through to Investors in People Gold.This exciting opportunity will see the new CEO provide strategic, financial and operational leadership for YGAM and, working closely with our skilled Board of Trustees, set out and drive the agenda for the next strategic cycle. We're looking for someone with extensive leadership experience from within the charity and/or education sector, a strategic thinker, with excellent communication and relationship management skills and a record of successful programme delivery. You will be an inspiring leader who can take us forward on our journey, building on our success. You will be someone who can embrace our values, build and model a positive culture and have the ability to drive strategic development and set a clear and compelling direction for the charity.Naturally people-focused, you will be able to engage with a broad range of stakeholders and partners and build relationships that will contribute strategically to our future growth and partnership development. We are looking for an individual with faultless integrity, sensitivity of the complex external landscape and self-awareness to enable them to negotiate, influence and operate as a credible and effective ambassador. Diplomatic, tactical and agile, you will be able to work across a complex landscape with a diverse set of stakeholders and partners. With sound financial acumen, you must have the ability to identify new opportunities for funding and income development.We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having an organisation that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. This is a wonderful role to take YGAM onto the next level. We want to attract leaders who are team players, brave, curious and bold, are solution focused and forward thinking and genuinely excited by the prospect of realising our further potential.If you think this describes you, then please get in touch.Registered Company: 09189998 | Registered Charity: 1162425Location: Home-based, with travel in the UK and Europe requiredClosing date: By 9am, Monday 15th November 2021Please click 'Apply on website' to be directed to the Peridot Partners website and to contact the advising consultants to discuss this role in more detail.
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