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Chief Executive Officer

BSL translation

We are seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO will help define strategic direction and drive progress and results, with a focus on working collaboratively with our partners and members to ensure income is effectively focused and maximised, whilst leading and developing a small, capable, team to maintain a high-performance culture.

The responsibilities of the CEO are all encompassing including strategic development, leadership, trustee support, partnership and business development, operations and delivery, promotion and profile raising of the charity, together with governance and compliance.

We are looking for someone with experience working as a Chief Executive Officer or at Director/Senior Manager level shaping and influencing organisational strategy. Business and commercial acumen and financial management skills with the confidence to scrutinise financial management accounts is also important as is previous experience mentoring, leading, and developing staff and building high-performance and loyal teams.

Experience of working in sport or the charity sector is not a pre-requisite, however a thorough understanding and empathy with the sector is.

This position is full time, home based with a salary of £60,000.

It is an incredibly exciting time to be part of UK Deaf Sport. If you believe you have the skills and experience to be the CEO of UK Deaf Sport Board and help us realise our vision, then we would love to hear from you. We will be happy to answer any additional questions you may have, and we will be delighted to have an informal discussion with any potential applicant.

We specifically welcome applications from those with lived experience of deafness and from the deaf community. UK Deaf Sport use the term ‘deaf community’ to represent all people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a hearing loss or anyone who has a lived experience of deafness such as family members, friends, allies, colleagues and other professionals.

If you require a BSL interpreter, or have other accessibility needs, please advise and we will make the necessary arrangements.

Full details are outlined in the UK Deaf Sport CEO Candidate Pack and Role Description which you can access HERE.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role with the Chair, please contact us at and we can arrange an informal discussion.

We specifically welcome applications from those with lived experience of deafness and from the deaf community.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send a personal statement and a copy of your CV to with the title “CEO Recruitment April 2024”.

Your personal statement should outline how you meet the experience and skills requirements of the UK Deaf Sport CEO as detailed in the Role Description and be no more than 2 sides of A4.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 13th May 2024.

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