Chief Executive Officer - Rape Crisis England & Wales

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37 hours per week

Flexible location, with regular access to Leeds and London

£50,000 – 55,000 per annum

We’re a small national charity, representing our movement of specialist member Rape Crisis Centres. We amplify the voices and promote the needs and rights of women and girls who’ve been impacted by sexual violence and abuse of any kind at any time.

We’re looking for a feminist woman, committed to substantive equality, anti-racism and anti-oppression, with the skills and knowledge to ensure RCEW is well-managed, resilient and highly regarded.

We particularly welcome applications from Black and minoritised women.

If you think you could be our next CEO, we’d love to hear from you.

Find more information about this opportunity in the full CEO Brief

If you’re interested in this role and would like an informal conversation with a member of our Board before applying, please email to be put in touch.

To apply, complete and return the application form by email to before the deadline.

To support us in our commitment to a genuinely inclusive workplace, we ask that you also complete and submit our brief equality and diversity questionnaire. This will help us monitor and improve our processes. Your responses will be kept confidential and separate from your application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday 14 December 2020

First round of interviews and selection activities: week beginning 11 January 2021

Please note: We require the post-holder to be female - Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies. RCEW and member Rape Crisis Centres provide women-only safe space for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence and abuse.

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