Director of Ceremonies

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    £42,000 (FTE £70,000)

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    8 months ago

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The role:

The Director of Ceremonies, a new position within Humanists UK, will be responsible for developing and implementing business plans for sustainable growth for Humanist Ceremonies™ our arm providing humanist weddings, funerals, and naming ceremonies. They will be responsible for creating and implementing strategies to grow this arm of the charity to provide 10% of all UK ceremonies by 2025.

The Director of Ceremonies has line management responsibility for the Ceremonies Training and Development Manager and works closely with the Humanist Ceremonies Marketing Officer, as well as a team of administrators who provide support to humanist celebrants and facilitate training courses for new celebrants.

Humanists UK is seeking someone who can demonstrate leadership skills within a large organisation, business, or charity. We are looking for a candidate who can proactively apply business intelligence in developing, implementing, and maintaining strategic business plans directed towards the growth of our market share. The post-holder will need to swiftly develop relationships with key stakeholders within the ceremonies industry.

This position will be on a part time basis of 21 hours per week. The salary will be in the region of £42,000 (FTE £70,000). Holiday entitlement is 15 days per annum (FTE 25) plus public holidays. The appointment will become permanent after a probation period of three months.

As an equal opportunities employer that strives to be inclusive, we particularly welcome applicants from women, black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, as they are currently underrepresented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience, relative to the role.