Asylum Matters is looking for a dynamic leader passionately committed to upholding the rights of people seeking asylum, to lead our small, specialist team of campaign professionals based around the UK, working with an extensive network of frontline partners to advocate for progressive change in the asylum and immigration system.
Our new Executive Director will have excellent leadership, financial, fundraising and communication skills, with a drive to campaign and advocate for the positive reform of the asylum system. You will provide strong and inspiring leadership and work with the team to create campaigns for change.
You will represent Asylum Matters within the refugee sector and beyond; and will build strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders such as the Home Office, ensuring we deliver against our strategic goals and that our charitable objectives are met.
Location: Flexible with travel across the UK
Hours: 28 or 35 hours per week – we welcome job share applications
Start date: Ideally April 2024
Salary: £55,000 per year.
Annual Leave: 28 days and statutory public holidays.
Reporting to: Chair of the Board of Trustees/ Board of Trustees
Responsible for the management of: the Deputy Director (flexible location, post currently vacant), Campaign Managers based in Birmingham (covering the West Midlands), Swansea (covering Wales), Leeds (covering Yorkshire and Humber), Manchester (covering the North West), and Sunderland (covering the North East) and Finance and Administration Officer.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 5 February 2024
First interviews: W/c 12 February
Second interviews: W/c 19 February
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Full details of the role and how to apply can be found in the Executive Director job pack.