Chief Executive Officer

Tir Coed

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
£38,000 - £42,000 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 17th July 2022  

30 hours per week

Salary £38-£42k (pro rata) per annum

12 months’ initial contract with potential to extend to permanent

Based at Aberystwyth office + some home working

Tir Coed connects people with land (Tir) and woods (Coed) by delivering meaningful outdoor training, learning and wellbeing programmes across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys. We have been established since 1999 and are deeply rooted in the communities we serve. We have achieved Level 1 Trusted Charity status and are members of the Armed Forces Covenant employer recognition scheme.

We now seek a new Chief Executive Officer.

As a creative strategist with exceptional leadership skills, you will have a detailed understanding of challenges faced in rural Wales, local assets and the Welsh policy context. An excellent communicator and ambassador, with the ability to inspire, influence and collaborate well with stakeholders, you will be passionate about championing Tir Coed’s vision, plans and values.

The role focuses on leading and developing Tir Coed’s team of 30 staff, increasing the charity’s impacts, delivering on strategic ambitions, building on and celebrating successes and ensuring that the charity fulfils its statutory and contractual responsibilities, while delivering effective outcomes for people, communities and the environment in rural Wales.

We warmly welcome all applicants with the relevant skills for the role, regardless of age, background, disability, race, sexuality or gender and will consider job-share for this role.

For a full job description and person specification, see the information at:

To apply

Please submit a CV and covering letter by July 17th, 2022, to [email protected]. explaining how your skills and experience meet our requirements. For more information on the role before applying please contact CEO Ffion Farnell: [email protected].