We are looking to appoint a dynamic individual to oversee the ongoing growth and success of the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day running of the foundation and integrally involved in helping to plan the next stage of its development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the foundation
  • Manage the judging and awarding of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (the details of which can be found on our website)   
  • Seek fundraising opportunities for the foundation
  • Explore potential partnerships with other organisations with similar goals   
  • Liaise with the media about the work of the foundation and the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • A strategic thinker with a determined attitude
  • A background in the charity sector
  • Experience of fundraising
  • Have media contacts that can help spread the foundation’s message as widely as possible
  • Have a love of writing and in particular adventure writing
  • Be prepared to travel

This is a full-time role and a competitive salary will be offered.

Closing Date: 1st September

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to sonny@tiborjones.com.