CEO - Asthma Society of Ireland

Job Ref: ASI
Type: Full time
Location: Dublin
Salary: Dependent on experience
Closing Date: midnight on Sunday, 10th December 2017

Full Description

Background Information: The Asthma Society of Ireland is the only national representative charity for the 470,000 Irish people with asthma.

Our mission is to improve the lives of people living with asthma, to save lives and to reduce hospitalisation due to asthma attacks. We campaign for better quality of life and access to better services for every person in Ireland who has asthma. Ireland has the 4th highest prevalence of asthma worldwide. One in ten Irish adults suffers from asthma and one in every five children.

The Role: This is a great opportunity to further enhance the Society’s impact and we are looking for a dynamic leader who can bring a comprehensive range of skills and experience to this exciting position. Key responsibilities will include maintaining and building on our strategic achievements, growing and strengthening the organisation, and diversifying our income base.

This role requires a confident, innovative leader with a talent for developing and maintaining effective relationships and a track record in developing engaging advocacy and awareness programmes.

If you have experience working at a senior level and you are passionate about improving the lives of people living with asthma, this could be the role for you!

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a senior management role contributing to the overall strategic vision and organisational goals
  • A proven track record of building and enhancing positive relationships with stakeholders and the public
  • Political acumen and knowledge of public policy issues
  • Excellent communications and media skills
  • Knowledge of organisational, governance and legal responsibilities in the not-for-profit sector

How to Apply: The recruitment campaign for the role of CEO is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Asthma Society by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland. If you would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] to request a full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Deadline for applications: midnight on Sunday, 10th December 2017