Lincoln City Foundation is recruiting for a Chief Executive. The Foundation strongly believe that we should operate to the highest standards of governance and transparency. We recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality. As part of this commitment, we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, alongside those that wish to consider a less than full time role.
LINCOLN CITY FOUNDATION – CHIEF EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT
Established in 1994 to deliver football programmes as Lincoln City Football in the Community, we evolved to become a charity in 2009.
Lincoln City Foundation use the unique brand, reputation and reach of Lincoln City Football Club alongside our many influential partnerships to inspire lives and communities.
Lincoln City Football Club has a long and proud history at the heart of the local community and the work of the Foundation is integral to this. The success of the Club on the pitch in recent years has led to a renewed sense of optimism within the City, and the Foundation continues to build on this with its work in the community.
As a Club with a loyal fan base, our ambition is to continue to strengthen ties with our community and the endeavours of the Foundation are central to the success of the Club both on and off the pitch.
The Trustees of the Foundation and the Board of Lincoln City Football Club are aligned in our values to serve the community and to enrich lives within the wider area. This has never been more in evidence than in recent months during a pandemic where outreach to our local community has been essential.
The organisation continues on its journey of transformation as an agile and responsive charity, there to support all in society, especially the most vulnerable. Our vision is dynamic and exciting and our priorities absolutely relevant in the City and wider area.
THE ROLE OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE – LINCOLN CITY FOUNDATION
To provide inspirational senior leadership of the Lincoln City Foundation, developing and delivering an ambitious strategic plan that increases both the Foundation’s and Football Club’s brand, impact, and reputation.
The CEO will have strategic responsibility for the financial and business growth of Lincoln City Foundation, ensuring sustainability and diversity of income streams, that can be reinvested in community based activity for the benefit of Lincoln and its communities.
As an ambassador for both the Foundation and Club, the role will foster a positive culture, ensuring staff at all levels across the organisation are inspired and encouraged to succeed and prosper.
The Trustees are looking for a high calibre CEO who has the ability to make Lincoln City Foundation
one of the leading and most respected Foundations in the country.
You will have exceptional business development experience with the skillset to provide ambitious strategic leadership for the Foundation.
Highly developed networking, partnership, advocacy, and negotiating skills to nurture and influence successful two way relationships with key stakeholders and commercial partners is essential. Additionally, you will be comfortable managing executive and board level relationships and have the ability to establish credibility as a trusted leader within the Foundation and Club and across all our networks.
We are looking for a CEO who is agile, resilient, and has an adaptable attitude towards work, with the capacity to be creative, innovative, and continually motivate and inspire those around you.
We would particularly like to hear from those with demonstrable commercial acumen with a proven track record of developing diverse income streams and an understanding of how organisations contribute towards the regeneration of communities.
Importantly, the successful candidate will embody the values of the Foundation and in partnership with Lincoln City Football Club, drive our aim to inspire and change lives, which will leave a legacy for decades to come.
If you wish to apply for this position, please supply the following:
It is essential your CV and supporting statement /covering letter highlight all the relevant experience that the selection panel will be looking for in the sift process.
Applications to be sent via email to: email@example.com
Further information, including a full job description can be found at https://www.lincolncityfoundation.com/ceo-vacancy
If you have an enquiry on any aspect of the appointment process or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, (including the work and impact of Lincoln City Foundation, their strategic ambition, the local area), then please contact Jim Lord to arrange a call back at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Campaign Timeline
11 Jan 2021
3 Feb 2021 at 12pm
4/5 Feb 2021
If you have not heard back by 10 Feb 2021, please assume that unfortunately your application has not been successful.
w/c 22 Feb 2021
Candidates must be available for interview on the dates indicated.
This role has been assessed by the Senior Safeguarding Manager and due to the nature of this post, the post
holder will be required to undertake an Enhanced with barred lists DBS check. As such this post is exempt for
the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including
spent convictions at the time of application.
Lincoln City Football Club and Foundation is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity.
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