Executive Director

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 17 March, 2021 - 12:00
Salary Scale
The Angelou Centre

We are recruiting an




Salary: £51,958 - £55,204 pa

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


Are you

  • A highly motivated, driven, skilled and experienced female leader with a track record of success?
  • Passionate about ensuring that the voices of black and minoritised women are heard at all levels?
  • Committed to promoting black feminist values and an intersectional approach?


At this very exciting time of significant growth, we are seeking an exceptional Executive Director to lead the delivery of the Angelou Centre’s next phase of development and provide inspirational leadership to our staff and volunteers. Candidates must be committed to the ethos and values of the Angelou Centre and have a track record of working in a feminist, anti-racist, women-centred way to promote and support intercultural and interfaith communities. You will be an ambassador and champion for the Angelou Centre locally, regionally and nationally, developing new opportunities and partnerships for the Centre. You will be a consultative and collegiate leader bringing a high level of passion, personal integrity and emotional intelligence to the role. Candidates will demonstrate evidence of strategic leadership, ideally in a time of change, and a track record in influencing policy and effecting change.


The Angelou Centre is a specialist black-led feminist organisation, managed and led by and for black and minoritised women and girls, to advance human rights, equality, inclusion, empowerment and independence by providing advocacy; information and advice; training; social/recreational activities and events; accommodation; counselling and therapeutic support. Based in Newcastle, we use a holistic approach to promote empowerment through a team of multilingual and culturally competent workers and volunteers. The organisation remains unique as one of the few remaining ‘black-led’ women's organisations in the North East of England providing specialist support for black and minoritised women and children.



Due to the nature of our work the post is open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1). We particularly welcome applications from black and minoritized women


Closing date for application: 17 March 2021 by 12 noon. 

Interviews:  Tuesday 30 March 2021.


To request an Application Pack or an informal chat with the Chair, Anita Wan, please contact Victoria Clark by email victoriaclark@angelou-centre.org.uk or visit our website http://angelou-centre.org.uk/ for more information about our activities.