London/National, Children and the Arts- CEO

Friday 23 February 2018

The Trustees of Children & the Arts wish to appoint an inspirational, accomplished and charismatic new CEO to lead the organisation into its next phase and position the charity as the leading UK independent agency in the field of cultural education.

The Role The Chief Executive will deliver CATA’s strategic direction, build the charity into a major force in its field, ensure it raises the funds to pursue its mission, oversee its day-to-day management and lead and develop the staff team. She or he will work closely with the Trustees and staff team to refresh and re-affirm the vision and mission of the charity, build clear, innovative and ambitious operational plans for the organisation and provide a credible and articulate voice across the sector.

The Chief Executive will be an influential and persuasive leader with excellent interpersonal skills, an impressive and active network of contacts and a proven ability to influence and engage people at all levels: within Government; the teaching community; cultural leaders and influencers; donors, including high net worth individuals; trusts & foundations, corporate sponsors and other relevant organisations. For further information and application details, please download the recruitment pack at

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and the senior demands of the post, and will include employer’s pension contributions to match the employee’s up to a maximum of 10% each.

The closing date for applications is 18th March 2018.