Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £56,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th October 2022

  • Advertised from 16th September 2022


Do you care passionately about tackling inequalities and enabling those who experience the greatest adversity to realise their potential? Do you believe in the therapeutic benefits of the outdoors? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

We have a rare opportunity for a new Chief Executive Officer to join Venture Trust.

Who we are:

Venture Trust works with people experiencing challenging life circumstances.

Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, outdoor therapy and employability programmes, we equip people with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.

The role:

As a Chief Executive Officer, you will:

  • play a crucial role in nurturing strategic partnerships, securing resources and shaping services and programmes to meet the charity’s objectives
  • ensure that Venture Trust develops its position and reputation as the ‘go to’ partner for supporting our participants in realising their full potential
  • ensure that the charity is managed effectively, demonstrating sound governance, financial and HR leadership and compliance with relevant legislation

For more information on the role, please download our CEO recruitment pack

What we offer:

  • Annual starting salary of circa £56,000 gross per annum
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Joint contributory pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cyclescheme

We also offer a great working culture that embraces our core values of courage, care, curiosity and collaboration in all we do.

Application notes

Still interested? Please submit an application via our job board and if you have any questions please contact

For more information on the organisation please visit

Closing date for all applications: 12 noon on Thursday 13th October 2022.

Interviews will be held: late October/early November 2022.

**Please note we do not accept CVs**

Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.