Managing Director

Job Description

Contract type: Permanent

Application closing date: Sunday 10 March 2019 at 23:59 GMT

First Round Interview dates: Wednesday 03 or Thursday 04 April 2019

Purpose in their search for an inspirational and amazing Managing Director to lead our London operation.

Purpose builds and supports movements to advance the fight for an open, just, and habitable world. By using public mobilisation and storytelling to help lead organisations, activists, businesses, and philanthropies engaged in this fight, Purpose create campaigning labs and new initiatives that shift policies across the globe and change public narratives when it matters most.

Purpose:

builds labs that support movements

Purpose know that mass participation and collective action can unlock big change. Their labs experiment to discover and amplify the best approaches.

works with others

As a strategy consultancy and creative agency, Purpose collaborate with progressive companies, non-profits and philanthropies—helping them put purpose and participation at the core of what they do.

creates products

By developing new technology and digital platforms, they enable people around the world to build their own power.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Managing Director will head up a hugely passionate and internationally diverse team and lead the project work, business development, and operational functions in London. The successful candidate will work closely with Purpose’s global leadership team as well as other key functional teams (Partnerships; Strategy; Campaigns; Creative; Technology & Data; People, Culture & Operations) to continue the growth of the London office.

Serving as the principal representative with senior clients, partners, and stakeholders, you will lead multidisciplinary teams and oversee large complex projects, ensuring that the process and deliverables meet clients' high expectations.

One of the key attractions of this post is that every day will be different. As the lead for the London office, you will be driving this digital creative and campaigning agency to grow their social impact by leading and managing the execution of creative public engagement strategies. You will be responsible for increasing the funding and revenue generation, ensuring the highest standards for delivery are implemented as well as championing an empowering and engaging organisational culture.

ABOUT YOU

If you have demonstrated leadership in a digital space, are passionate about and have an impressive track record in social impact, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and extensive networks across non-profit, foundation, government, and multilateral sectors, with significant reach within the UK and continental Europe, we would love to hear from you.

In addition to a good salary package, Purpose offer an attractive range of benefits including Private Medical Plan Life Insurance Income Protection Business Travel Insurance and Pension Plan.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity and would like more information about this exciting role, please read the full Role Brief here.

Please click on the link below and upload your CV and covering letter. Your CV and a covering letter combined should not exceed 5 sides in total. In your covering letter please explain why you are suitable for the role by addressing the criteria as outlined in the Role Brief.

Application closing date: Sunday 10 March 2019 at 23:59 GMT

First Round Interview dates: Wednesday 03 or Thursday 04 April 2019

Purpose has elected to partner with BAME Recruitment, a premier Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment and Consultancy firm, to utilise its expertise in diverse recruitment. They are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities they collaborate with and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

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