We're looking for a Managing Director to lead the team. Deadline for applications 20 June 2022.

We're looking for a Managing Director to lead the team. Deadline for applications 20 June 2022.
Download the full job description.

The Grierson Trust is appointing a new Managing Director to lead the organisation into an exciting new phase.

This is a fabulous opportunity for an individual who is passionate about factual TV and documentary. The work that The Trust does to celebrate excellence in the genre via the awards, plus introduce new talent from under-represented groups through its Grierson DocLab training and mentoring schemes, is transformative and highly rewarding.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the board and will be responsible for developing strategy and its implementation.

Working with a small and dedicated team, the Managing Director will have overall responsibility for all operations, budgets and fundraising.

Key details: 

  1. Full-time permanent role: flexible working hours
  2. Location: UK-based flexible location, remote working from own home or space with some travel (likely to Birmingham and London) when needed. The Grierson Trust does not have an office and all four members of staff work from home in Birmingham, Hull and Peterborough. The core staff communicate daily via Microsoft Teams and Zoom and arrange periodic team days in London or Birmingham for face-to-face working.
  3. Salary: £67,500.00
  4. Holiday entitlement: 30 days per year
  5. Benefits: pension scheme

How to apply:

We are inviting prospective applicants to apply for this role by submitting an up-to-date CV and a covering email, explaining what attracts you to the role, what you can bring and how you meet the criteria.

Please download the full job description for more details.

If you require further information (including requests for access support) contact us on +44 (0) 1733 891878 or jobs@griersontrust.org

The deadline for applications is: 23:59 BST, Monday, 20 June 2022. Interview date: week commencing 4 July 2022.

The Grierson Trust is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, including, but not limited to: those from ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; people from the LGBTQ+ community; and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Read our Diversity Statement. 

Download the job description.

Published: 12 May 2022

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