Closed: Chief Executive Officer

We are a dynamic organisation committed to Southmead and to the communities of North Bristol. We are passionate about people, passionate about reducing inequality and passionate about making a difference to the lives of individuals within our communities.

In the last five years we have grown our turnover of £500k to £2m. Our core areas are start-up businesses, training, health & wellbeing, community development and young people. We have now expanded into community-led housing projects.

You will be an experienced leader, skilled at working with a team, and will drive forward the Trust’s ambitions. You will be a talented networker, capable of developing relationships with local government, local residents and other charities. You will embody our values of:

Positivity – Integrity – Excellence – Welcoming – Entrepreneurial

You will lead the Trust into the next phase of its growth driven by a desire to serve the people of Southmead and backed by an able leadership team and a supportive board of trustees.

Salary: £50-60k per annum
Hours: 37 per week to be worked flexibly
Contract type: Permanent

How to apply: All the documents you need to apply including our Application Form can be downloaded below. Please email a completed application form to CV’s will not be accepted.

Contact: For a job pack and an application form please see below or contact Gemma Woolley on 0117 9503335 or email Please also contact Gemma Woolley if you wish to arrange an informal conversation with our outgoing CEO Alex Kittow, or our Chair of Trustees Kevin Sweeney.

Deadline: Midnight 30th May 2019.


Click here to download the CEO Information Pack
Click here to download the CEO Person Specification
Click here to download the CEO Job Advert

Click here to download the Southmead Development Trust Organisational Chart
Click here to download the Southmead Development Trust Values

Click here to download the Application Form
Click here to download the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional)