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ROTA is seeking a new Chief Executive! Are you an ambitous and dynamic person? Apply now!


Chief Executive and Company Secretary

£47,599 pro-rata, including London Weighting (PO2 – 52, fixed term one year contract, subject to funding) 5% non-contributory pension (after six consecutive months), 30hrs, 4 days p/w and 21 days annual leave.

Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is an independent research and social policy charity which focuses on the issues facing Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

We are currently seeking an exceptional individual to take on the role of Chief Executive, based in our London office.

The appointed person will be ambitious and dynamic, with a strong grasp of strategic planning, proven fundraising expertise and policy development track record. You will have a good understanding of race issues and the ability to work with diverse BAME communities and organisations.

The Chief Executive must have management and fundraising experience. Excellent communication, teamwork, organisational and problem-solving skills are essential.  Equally you will have great attention to detail and be happy to pull together as a team player.

Above all else, the post holder will need to demonstrate passion for the underlying aims of ROTA, the ability to motivate staff and the ambition to meet and exceed targets.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact the ROTA Chair, Ali Ahmed on 07981 575 885. For an application pack, please visit

……………………………………………………………………………………………… Closing date for applications and how to apply

Closing date for applications is 5pm, 17 December 2012 (by post or email). Successful candidates will be notified on 2 January 2013 to attend an informal session on 9 January 2012 and a formal interview on 10 January 2012. We would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

CVs will not be accepted. Applications can only be made through the ROTA application form which should be returned along with the equal opportunities monitoring form. Please ensure you address each element of the person specification in your personal statement, as we will use this criteria in the shortlisting process.

  1. email to: or by

  2. post to Saifur Valli, Race On The Agenda, c/o Voluntary Sector Centre, International Press Centre, 76 Shoe Lane London EC4A 3JB.

Application pack:

You can also download the application pack from

Please note: We will be moving to Resource for London from 10December 2012 so please send your completed application to our new address if submitting your application by post after 10 December. Our telephone number will be 020 7697 4093.

Race on the Agenda c/o Voluntary Sector Centre London International Press Centre 76 Shoe Lane London EC4A 3JB Email: Website:

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