Burton Albion Community Trust are searching to recruit a new Head of Community.
In this key role, the ideal candidate will provide inspirational senior leadership of Burton Albion Community Trust, developing and delivering an ambitious strategic plan that increases both the Community Trusts and Football Clubs brand, impact, and reputation.
As an ambassador for both the Community Trust and Club, the role will foster a positive culture, ensuring staff at all levels across the organisation are inspired and encouraged to succeed and prosper.
The Trustees are looking for a high calibre Head of Community who has the ability to ensure that Burton Albion Community Trust continues to be one of the leading and most respected Community Trusts in the country.
The individual must have exceptional business development experience with the skillset to provide ambitious strategic leadership for the Community Trust.
Burton Albion Community are looking for a someone who has experience in highly developed networking, partnership, advocacy, and negotiating skills to nurture and influence successful two way relationships with key stakeholders and commercial partners.
Additionally, you will be comfortable managing executive and board level relationships and have the ability to establish credibility as a trusted leader within the Community Trust and Club and across all our networks.
We are looking for a Head of Community who is agile, resilient, and has an adaptable attitude towards work, with the capacity to be creative, innovative, and continually motivate and inspire those around you.
We would particularly like to hear from those with a proven track record of developing diverse income streams and an understanding of how organisations contribute towards the regeneration of communities. Importantly, the successful candidate will embody the values of the Community Trust and in partnership with Burton Albion Football Club, drive our aim to make a difference within our communities through the power of sport and brand of Burton Albion FC.
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to work some evenings and weekends which will be determined by the Burton Albion Community Trust and Burton Albion FC calendar of events.
How to apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please supply the following via email• A CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements, details of your salary and benefit expectations (in confidence) and preferred contact details • A supporting statement (or covering letter) of no more than two pages, which fully addresses the criteria in the job description and person specification • Details of two referees who can speak authoritatively about you together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without your prior consent.