Chief Executive - Abortion Support Network

Cadence Partners

Location Home-based with potential for up to 2 days p/w in a London based co-working space in future depending on staff location and desire. Some overseas travel will be required.
Salary £70k - £75k, depending on experience
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 1st May 2023 BST

Job Description

Role purpose: To provide overall leadership and day-to-day management of the organisation.

Strategy and governance

  • Working closely with the board, develop ASN’s strategy, business plan and budget.

  • Take the organisation to the next stage of development.

  • Lead on preparations of agendas and papers for all board meetings.

  • Prepare the annual report and accounts.

  • Oversee preparations for the AGM.

  • Build and maintain an effective working relationship with the Chair and the board, including regular reports to the Board and attendance at any sub-committee meetings.

  • Ensure strong and effective risk management.


  • Ensure the charity operates within the budget as agreed by the board.

  • Ensure the charity meets all statutory reporting requirements and responsibilities.

  • Work with the Service Manager to develop the service model and ensure that all volunteers are well trained and supported with accurate and up to date guidance and information.

  • Ensure the charity has a robust approach to safeguarding.

  • Ensure the management, operational and HR policies are up to date.

  • Lead, develop and grow the staff team.

Fundraising and communications

  • Work with the Head of Fundraising and Communications to grow our income and diversify income sources, developing and implementing the fundraising strategy.

  • Be the lead spokesperson for ASN and promote the organisation effectively, including representing the organisation nationally and internationally as required.

  • Develop strategic partnerships with other organisations both in the abortion sector and beyond.

This job description is not exhaustive. The postholder may be asked to take on additional responsibilities within the scope of the role, as required. 

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 1st May 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 1st May 2023