Director, UK

Ref: 4463

We Charity


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Role Managed by:

Clara Nelson Strachan

Head of Research, Global Non Profits

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6204


Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with the seniority of the appointment

Closing Date: 08/01/2020

Formal Interview Date: 13th & 14th February 2020

Join a global movement to empower young people

WE Charity is an international charity and educational partner. Our organisation is unique in that it operates collaborative programs both domestically and internationally. In the US, Canada, and the UK, WE Day and WE Schools are initiatives of WE Charity that educate and empower young people. WE Schools is a year-long service-learning program that nurtures compassion in students and gives them the tools to create transformative social change. And WE Day is a series of inspiring events that celebrate youth making a difference in their local and global communities.

We are currently seeking a Director for our UK office. The successful candidate will be an exceptional strategic leader with a passion for quality and growth, with a track record of maximising financial and operational performance complimented by the ability to motivate and inspire teams and partners to work as the head of WE’s UK office. They will work under the leadership of the WE Charity Global Executive Director and partner closely with all business units, team directors and managers across WE headquarters in Toronto. The incumbent will act as the ambassador and public face of the UK office and key point of contact both internally and externally and with the Board of Directors, partners and all key stakeholders.

You will be a values-driven, visionary leader with proven experience of shaping organisational vision and strategy. You will have the ability to build strong relationships across a diverse stakeholder map. Excellent communication skills are essential, alongside a clear passion and commitment to WE’s mission.

To apply and download the appointment details, please visit, quoting reference 4463. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 9am GMT.

The role will be based in London and the salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

WE charity wishes to encourage applications from experienced senior leaders drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds who can drive and inspire change for young people.

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