Job Advertisement and Position Description – Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Coalition of the ACT

Are you a leader with a passion for creating a world for, by and with Young People? Do you thrive on strategic leadership and making a meaningful impact to support and improve outcomes for young people and those who support them? If so then this is the job for you.

The Youth Co is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation into the future. As the driving force behind its strategic vision, the Chief Executive Officer will manage the overall operations of the Youth Coalition, providing inspirational leadership, and working closely with the Board of Directors and the dedicated and high-performing staff team.

The successful applicant will have likely had CEO experience or substantial experience at a senior level in strategic leadership and operational management, together with a background delivering transformative change. Key criteria for the role will include excellent relationship-building and influencing skills, to nurture and enhance relationships with current and potential partners, the community, government departments, government officials and political figures. The Youth Coalition takes an optimistic, solutions-focused and collaborative approach to all its work and advocacy; seeking to work in partnership with community and government to achieve change.

This is a unique opportunity for a well-rounded, dynamic, engaging individual to lead a diverse, innovative, values-driven organisation that is proudly transforming lives, communities, and futures.

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit via email to a copy of your Resume (no more than 3 pages) and three references/referees, along with a short letter addressed to the selection committee, addressing the following:

  1. Why are you interested in the role?
  2. The skills and experience you’d bring to the role.

Applications are due by C.O.B 3 May 2024

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Joel Artup at prior to applying.

The Youth Coalition of the ACT
The Youth Coalition of the ACT

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The Youth Coalition of the ACT
46 Clianthus St O’Connor ACT 2602