Job Opportunities

STAR is recruiting a new CEO

Job title: Chief Executive
Salary: £52,000 per annum + 7% contributory pension
Location: London
Hours: 35 per week
Contract: Permanent

STAR is the national charity which empowers students, refugees and supporters to take positive action for refugees by:

• Volunteering to support refugees in the community
• Campaigning to change policies which adversely affect the lives of refugees
• Educating people about asylum in the UK

Supported by our small London-based team there are currently 46 STAR groups engaging over 34,000 students. STAR is a leader on the work to give refugees and asylum seekers equal access to higher education in the UK.

We are now seeking an exceptional individual to lead STAR. You will be:

• Passionate about providing a welcome and support to asylum seekers and refugees in the UK
• A brilliant communicator – comfortable in engaging with students, refugees, funders, senior civil servants and politicians.
• A committed and successful fundraiser – building relationships and bringing in funds from trusts and foundations
• Highly experienced at developing and managing staff, volunteers and projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to inspire a generation of students to welcome and support asylum seekers and refugees across the UK.

For more information on how to apply please download the following three files:
• Job Description and personal specification STAR_Chief_Executive_-_JD__PS.pdf
• Application formSTAR_Chief_Executive_-_Application_Form.doc
• Monitoring form STAR_Monitoring_Form.doc

To apply: Please download an application pack and return your completed application and monitoring form to Jonathan Waring at: [email][/email].

Deadline for applications: 9am Wednesday 21st November

Interviews: Monday 10th December (London)