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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Leadership & Governance, CEO / Executive Director

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brigitte Stundner

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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The Association of Charitable Organisations (ACO) is the national UK umbrella body for charities that give grants and welfare support to individuals in need. Founded in 1946 they are a powerful and growing network joined by the common goal of offering support to help people in need. The ACO provide opportunities for networking, provide information and raise standards across the grant-making sector and facilitate lobbying and campaigning.


The new Chief Executive will lead and manage the ACO, work with the board to create and deliver their strategy and develop external relationships with a view to growing membership. You will be the voice of benevolent organisations and raise the profile of the ACO within the sector.


You will be a leader with outstanding interpersonal skills and an understanding of the critical nature of benevolence and grant-making. With strong communication skills you will be able to demonstrate you can work in partnership across complex and diverse interest groups and stakeholders. You will be ambitious and have a commercial mindset with the ability to spot opportunities and think creatively. Experience or knowledge of charities or membership organisations could be helpful.


To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please email with ACO in the subject line for an information pack. Alternatively contact Rob Hayter or Brigitte Stundner on 020 7198 6060. The closing date is Friday 5th July 2019 at 9am.