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Chief Executive Officer Vacancy

Is God calling you to a senior leadership role in a dynamic Christian organisation?

Do you yearn to make a dramatic difference in the lives of disadvantaged people across Britain?

Each day across the UK around 250 people learn they are losing their sight. In our population some 2 million live with appreciable sight loss. Torch Trust is committed to enabling people with sight loss to discover Christian faith and lead fulfilling Christian lives.

To rise to this exciting challenge you will …

  • Have a mature personal faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate a sense of God’s calling to the role
  • Have proven leadership experience, an excellent communicator with strong inter-personal skills
  • Have the demonstrable ability to lead and motivate a team of staff and volunteers
  • Have a broad experience of key aspects of organisational life; governance; finances; HR; policy development; strategic planning.
  • Have a passion to see disadvantaged people encouraged and blessed

This permanent full-time post based at Torch House, Market Harborough, provides an excellent opportunity for the person who catches the vision to give strong purposeful Christian leadership to the charity in order to ensure that it gives effective support to people who are blind and partially sighted.

For further details please download and review the following:

How to apply


Please read Joining the Journey, download and complete the CEO Application Form (no CVs) and send it to Chief Operating Officer Michael Heaney, using

Closing date: 30 January 2018

Those shortlisted for the recruitment process will need to be available for interview both on Thursday 8 February and Friday 16 February in Market Harborough.

There is an Occupational Requirement that the post-holder is a Christian. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be needed.


Other Staff Vacancies

If you are interested in working for Torch as a member of staff, please look at our Staff Vacancies page.


Volunteer Roles

We also have a wide range of opportunities to work as a volunteer. Please look at our Volunteer Roles page to see what is available.

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