Date Added: 8 March 2017
: 5 April 2017
Job Title: Director (maternity cover)
Working For: Money and Mental Health
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience and hours
The Money and Mental Health Policy Institute is an independent charity conducting research and developing practical policy solutions to break the devastating link between financial difficulty and mental health problems. Founded in 2016, in our first year we have established a reputation as a respected voice in policy debates and our work has received significant media attention.
We are now looking for an experienced leader to represent and drive the charity through the second half of 2017, while our founding Director is on maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity to help grow the impact and influence of an innovative, effective organisation, and make a real difference to the lives of millions of people living with, or at risk of, mental health problems.
We are looking for someone ambitious and creative to take responsibility for leading this young organisation at a critical time.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a real passion for all the issues on which the Institute works, and a track record of impact and campaigning. He or she will have:
- experience in campaigning and communications and/or policy and research
- the entrepreneurial flair needed to help grow a young organisation
- the intellectual curiosity to value being involved in world-class research and policy making.
He or she will enjoy have the opportunity to lead one of the best policy and campaigns teams in the business, and take pride in helping team members to grow and succeed.
Reporting to this position: Head of Research and Policy, Head of External Affairs, Head of Operations.
Hours: Flexible, according to experience and availability, from 0.4 FTE to full time.
We are happy to receive proposals for a secondment to take on this role.
Closing Date: 5 April 2017
Interviews: 19 April.
Start date: 19 June (negotiable) with handover beforehand.
Please email us at email@example.com to receive a copy of the job description and person specification before applying.