The British and French Governments established the Franco-British Council over 40 years ago to foster understanding between both Countries. We are seeking for a new Director. The Council aims to deliver four key programmes for the bilateral relationship: Young Leaders Programme; Defence Conference; Energy Seminar; and Entente Cordiale Scholarships. More details can be found on our website: http://francobritish.org/en/ The Director will normally work four or five days a week, helped by an assistant two or three days a week. The position allows flexible working and is based in Central London with travels to Paris. Key responsibilities include: - Delivery of the annual programme for the Young Leaders;- Management of delivery of the Defence Conference, Energy Seminar and Entente Cordiale Scheme;- Fundraising and coordination with donors, government, and other interest groups; - Representing the Council in public fora; - Regular reporting to the Board of Trustees. Essential requirements are: - A proactive can-do attitude and a desire to make a difference;- Excellent programme delivery and fundraising skills; - Excellent spoken and good written French, and a knowledge of France; - Eight years experience in positions of responsibility in the public or private sector;- Strong oral and written communication skills and experience dealing with senior stakeholders.
Deadline: 6.00 pm on 20 June. Interviews: week commencing 2nd July