Appointment Details

Young Enterprise

Job Title: Chair

Job Reference:HYPB

Closing Date: Wednesday 28 Aug 2019

Young Enterprise is a national charity which motivates young people to succeed in the changing world of work by equipping them with the work skills, knowledge and confidence they need. We believe that the potential of the UK’s young people is unlimited, and an academic education on its own is not enough. We work directly with young people, teachers, parents, businesses and influencers to help build a successful and sustainable future for all young people and society at large. Through our hands-on employability, enterprise and financial education programmes, resources and teacher training, we aim to reduce youth unemployment, help young people realise their potential beyond education and empower a generation to learn, to work and to live.

Young Enterprise is now looking for an outstanding candidate to lead the board as Chair. The new Chair will build upon established success and reputation by providing the visionary and the strategic leadership necessary to guide this important organisation and support the Chief Executive. They will be required to act as an advocate for the organisation and will be happy to leverage their networks to ensure the success of Young Enterprise.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work well with individuals from all walks of life, the new Chair will have the authority and confidence to contribute to building Young Enterprise’s reputation and influence. Candidates will need to demonstrate an empathy with and commitment to the aims, ethos and values of Young Enterprise.

This is a voluntary post which requires a commitment of circa 2 days per month.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Young Enterprise on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference HYPB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Wednesday 28 August.

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