Executive Director Membership and Commercial

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Education and Training Foundation
London (hybrid)
circa £100k
Closing date:
9am Monday 22nd April 2024
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
9am Monday 22nd April 2024
Long Listing
Friday 26th April 2024
Preliminary Interviews
w/c 29th April 2024
Short Listing
Friday 10th May 2024
Final Panel
In person - Wednesday 29th May 2024


The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is committed to advocating for the crucial contributions of the Further Education (FE) and skills workforce. Through collaborative efforts, we promote professionalism by establishing standards for teaching and leadership excellence in the sector. We offer educators a continuum of professional development opportunities, advocate for inclusivity, and facilitate sector-wide transformation to foster a vibrant FE and skills landscape. Together, we are dedicated to enhancing the lives and prospects of learners aged 14 and above.

We have set out our new strategic vision, Together we Transform, placing sector voices at its heart and reflecting feedback involving sector organisations and teachers, trainers and leaders from across the FE and skills sector.

We are looking for an Executive Director Membership and Commercial to join our executive leadership team. You will join us at an exciting time whilst our charity transitions towards its sector focused professional membership body offer.

Visionary and strategic, you will have strong commercial acumen. As a key member of our Executive team, you will have a diverse range of responsibilities, ranging from overseeing our membership and accreditation operations, offering excellent value and customer experience, to introducing a lean way to our programme delivery, ensuring we have an agile supply chain to respond to different models and delivery of our own products. You will also oversee business development, negotiating and bidding for contracts, as well as developing new products for sale.

We are seeking a commercial leader, who will bring a proven track record of organisational transformation, extensive experience of contract delivery and experience of membership models. A good understanding of the further education and skills sector, or charity sector, is desirable.

For a confidential discussion please contact one of our recruitment advisers at GatenbySanderson: Manjit Lalli manjit.mundair-lalli@gatenbysanderson.com  , Laura Robinson-Arthurs laura.robinson-arthurs@gatenbysanderson.com or Paul Aristides paul.aristides@gatenbysanderson.com


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