Chief Executive

Skylight Trust

  • Multiple Location Options
  • Do you want to support the restoration and mental well-being of children, young people, and families?
  • Are you the leader we need to take this nationally recognised social enterprise into its next growth phase of its development?
  • Do you have business acumen, relationship building, digital business, cultural appropriate skills?

Skylight is a national leader in preventive and restorative mental health services supporting children, young people, and their families to cope with trauma, loss, grief and tough times. Our counselling network and our programmes for young people are highly regarded, and we have sound clinical and business processes and leadership, overseen by professional governance. With this solid platform in place, we are looking for our next CEO to take Skylight's development up to a new level.

This flexible role will appeal to someone who wants to make their mark in the sector.  You will have all-round business acumen, organisational leadership, and the ability to deliver our strategic agenda. You are an effective marketer, who can foster and maintain excellent relationships with clients, funders, and delivery partners across New Zealand, including Māori and other ethnic communities.  Your understanding of digital business models and your cultural awareness will be particularly valuable.

If you are looking to make your mark as a Chief Executive, have an affinity with the sector and are inspired by making a real difference to New Zealand’s children and their whānau, this role is your opportunity. There is the flexibility for this role to be four or five days per week and there may be some flexibility around location.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 26 April 2021

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Nikki Franklin or Ginny Fail on 04 550 8000.

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