Job & Career Opportunities
Drake Music
Chief Executive Officer
Location: London
Salary: £55k (pro rata)
Deadline: 01 July 2022
Drake Music is seeking an exception Disabled leader to be its new CEO, to lead and develop its work in securing a successful and sustainable future in the world of music, disability, and technology

This is a permanent role, 28 hours per week.

After 16 successful years at the helm, our Chief Executive Carien Meijer is delighted to hand over to the next inspirational Drake Music leader. Carien will be a hard act to follow, but she feels sure that we can find a passionate and dedicated individual to shape and drive Drake Music’s strategic role as a thought and practice leader at the intersection of music, disability and technology.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop the strategic direction of Drake Music alongside the Board and lead the team to embed and deliver the strategy
  • Ensure that the charity is meeting its purpose and doing so within clear governance frameworks
  • Lead and develop the workforce through strong performance management, line management, and effective delegation
  • Focus on wellbeing, creating a support infrastructure for the core team and wider DM community
  • Organisational and programme development & planning

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Lived experience of disability and a strong commitment to the Social Model of Disability
  • Minimum of 3 years in a leadership role
  • Foster an inclusive environment in which people can be at their best –demonstrating empathy, openness, and a collaborative way of working
  • Experience of managing and developing people, including performance management, team development, coaching and/or mentoring

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