The Girls & Boys Brigade has a long history of taking care of inner city school aged children (aged 5-18 years) in need. The charity commenced as The Boys’ Brigade in 1882 and has provided continual service to children and young people ever since. It is based in a unique 1912 heritage building at 404 Riley Street, Surry Hills, and does not rely upon direct government funding.
About the role
The major aim of the Executive Officer is to assume responsibility for supporting and leading The Girls & Boys Brigade. The Board and EO work closely together in overseeing the mission and sustainability of the organization. The EO in turn works with the staff team to deliver high-quality services to and with the local community. Your key areas of responsibility include:
- Working closely and openly with the Chair and Board to fulfil its governance role
- Supporting the Board by implementing the Brigade’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan
- Operating the Brigade in line with its values, mission, vision and goals and supporting a culture of warmth, self-directedness, support, teamwork and child-centredness across all areas of the Brigade
- Serve as a public spokesperson and figurehead for the Brigade, and coordinate any media and marketing opportunities in line with the Brigade’s values and objectives
- Actively seek out and support the development of positive, trusting strategic relationships with a range of stakeholders
- Oversee the smooth day-to-day operation of the Brigade, including final responsibility for allocating and managing resources (financial and staff), WHS, risk management, reporting, budgeting, payroll, systems, and other responsibilities relevant to the operation of a not-for-profit organisation in the child and youth sector
An experienced people leader, you have a genuine interest in working with communities to improve their outcomes and can demonstrate experience in:
- Leading an organisation that respects its history, culture and reputation
- Working with the board to implement a united vision and new strategic plan
- Preparing children, youth and their family communities for the future and achieving best-practice in service delivery
- Managing a small team of staff with responsibility for day-to-day operations
- Business and financial acumen with a good understanding of NFP governance and compliance
- Cultivating relationships and networks across community, business, government and philanthropy
- An understanding of fundraising and other value adding activities including technology and marketing platforms
We are excited to hear from you. To request a full position description please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit an application please upload your resume and a response to the About You section and click APPLY. Applications will be assessed on receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
The closing date is 19 September 2018.
Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.