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Chief Revenue Officer

Job description

Are you driven by working with young people and sport? Then this might be the role for you! Harris Hill are thrilled to be partnering up with The Youth Sport Trust in their search for a new Chief Revenue Officer.

The Youth Sport Trust is the UK’s leading charity improving every young person’s education and development through play and sport. Our vision is a future where every child enjoys the life changing benefits of play and sport.

Sport gives young people a platform to have their voice heard and a place where they feel they belong. and we are on a mission to harness this extraordinary power to change young lives today and help them build a brighter tomorrow. 

Job title:                                    Chief Revenue Officer

Location:                                   This role is a blend of working 1-2 days a week from the Loughborough office on the Loughborough University campus and working from home.

Salary:                                       £80,000 - £85,000 per annum.

Hours:                                        Full time

Contract type:                          Permanent 

 As Chief Revenue Officer, you will play a key role in realising the charity’s vision and mission of expanding its activities and impact. The overall purpose of the role is to lead the development and implementation of the charity’s revenue strategy, collaborating with cross-functional teams to optimise existing revenue streams, identify new business opportunities, and drive the organisation's overall growth and sustainability.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establishing short, medium, and long term income targets and business plans in line with the charity’s strategy and growth ambitions.

  • Providing oversight of the charity’s current and future income streams, their relative value, impact and sustainability

  • Development and execution of revenue generation tactics including sponsorship, business and charity of the year partnerships, commercial sales & licensing, government contracts, lottery funding, trusts & foundations, and individual giving

  • Business development within the charity and through its trading subsidiary harnessing existing properties and developing new assets.

  • Maximising the charity’s intellectual property and pursue a pipeline of new business opportunities, partnerships, and alliances.

  • Working across the senior leadership team to develop new properties and partnerships which generate revenue for the charity while contributing to the mission, and aligning with charitable objectives.

The successful candidate will have a track record in establishing and growing revenue streams and organisational income, with proven experience in diverse leadership roles, driving and implementing revenue growth. Experience in a senior leadership role driving revenue growth is key, for example from activity, commercial activity, corporate partnerships, commissioned services and fundraising and demonstrated experience in business development, sales, and customer/member retention is a must.

If you have a track record of building credibility and trust through experience and personal style and have both charity and brand experience, then please do get in touch for more information.

 Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted with further information.    

Interviews will be held in person Tuesday 6th August 2024.

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.