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Executive Director

Executive Director

Harris Hill is proud to be partnering with Free Tibet in their search for a new Director to lead Free Tibet and Tibet Watch through a new phase of growth and development.

The new Director will be a dynamic individual capable of providing strategic and operational leadership as well as excellent communication skills and financial acumen. A core component of the role will be to represent both Free Tibet and Tibet Watch and their work externally with both current and new key stakeholders in a variety of capacities, including advocacy and fundraising. The postholder will also grow a strong internal organisational culture, working collaboratively with the core teams, Executive Committee and Board of Free Tibet and Tibet Watch.

This is an incredibly varied position with strong elements of advocacy, public campaigning, fundraising and operational senior management, and responsibilities will be both strategic and hands-on. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a strong sense of integrity and a values-driven approach. It is not necessary to have already led an organisation, but the successful candidate will have a proven track record in building and leading a team within the voluntary sector. They will also be able to demonstrate sound relationship management skills, a strong understanding of fundraising, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for the mission of Free Tibet and Tibet Watch.

This is a full-time, permanent position paying up to 42,000 p.a., based at Free Tibet's Office in Old Street, with flexible working and some working from home policies in place once the right candidate is established in the role. Free Tibet and Tibet Watch are proud equal opportunity employers, celebrating diversity and committing to creating an inclusive environment for all applicants and employees.

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to harry.marven@harrishill.co.uk with an expression of interest.


Free Tibet is a leading human rights organisation campaigning for an end to China's occupation of Tibet and for international recognition of Tibetans' right to freedom. Their vision is a free Tibet in which Tibetans are able to determine their own future and the human rights of all are respected. Funded entirely by their supporters across the world, they mobilise active support for the Tibetan cause, champion human rights and challenge those who sustain the occupation. Free Tibet works closely with its research partner, Tibet Watch, to securely obtain, verify and distribute information and news from inside Tibet.