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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £62,496 – £68,401
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th October 2020

  • Advertised from 2nd October 2020
  • 35 hours per week


We’re looking for a new Chief Executive, someone who as a visionary leader and motivator, can lead the organisation to deliver our strategic plan. The post is accountable to a Board of Directors, and is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction, driving the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, developing operational plans and managing the resources that deliver against these.

You will be a strong leader, politically astute and skilled networker. You will be committed to supporting community led approaches to address inequality and social justice. You will have a track record of doing the right thing rather than the easy thing. You will be passionate about the voluntary sector and its role within civic society.

Application notes

A recruitment pack is available at

Closing date – 5pm Monday 26 October 2020. Interviews over video conferencing week beginning 2 November 2020

EVOC helps to support, develop and promote the interests and work of voluntary and community organisations in Edinburgh. We do this by:

Providing services that enable voluntary sector organisations to thrive

Working to influence the statutory sector in the creation of conditions that will allow the voluntary sector to flourish.

EVOC is a partner in the Edinburgh Third Sector Interface (TSI), which is part of a national network of TSIs.

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is a company limited by guarantee SC173582 and is a registered Scottish charity SC009944