Chief Executive vacancy

We are looking for our next Chief Executive to head up The National Lottery Community Fund.

We are the largest community funder in the UK and are proud to award money raised by National Lottery players. At the heart of our work is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. We listen, collaborate and fund so that we can support great ideas that make good things happen.

Our Chief Executive will have a deep understanding of the charity and community sectors and provide strong leadership to a team of committed colleagues and Board members.

You will be committed to work with and learn from communities and the wider sector, identify new ways of working, provide strong leadership to a committed team, and funnel their passion and creativity into the communities we support.

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Chair of the Board vacancy

DCMS are seeking a new Chair for our Board. They are looking for applicants with a deep understanding of the charity and community sectors, who can provide leadership to our Board and represent the Fund as we deliver People in the Lead.

Applications are welcomed from underrepresented groups.

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Why work for The National Lottery Community Fund?

Opportunities across the UK

What benefits are available?

We recognise that keeping our people happy and healthy enables us to be a more effective organisation and makes The National Lottery Community Fund a better place to work. Benefits include:

  • Generous Civil Service Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Enhanced paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Season ticket loan

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Candidate Privacy Notice

The National Lottery Community Fund respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice explains the type of personal data we collect from job applicants and the basis for processing that data.

Equality diversity and inclusion

We are here for communities - all communities - across the UK. We know that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. This is why, as the UK’s largest community funder, we strive to ensure that National Lottery funding is for everyone, no matter what their starting point.

Equality, diversity and inclusion in our grant-making, and amongst our people, are all vital to our success in supporting people and communities to thrive.

We believe our people should represent the communities, organisations and individuals we work with. We are committed to being an inclusive and great place to work, and recognise our people come from diverse backgrounds. To support this we have fair and positive policies along with flexible working practices.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from disabled people and will proactively make reasonable adjustments if needed through the recruitment process and during employment. This can be related to a physical and mental health conditions. We guarantee to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria for a role.

If you need adjustments to our recruitment process, please complete the disability questions on the application form. For example you may need more time for a test, or have particular transport or accessibility needs. If you have a disability that prevents you from completing an online form, please contact the People Team, on 0121 345 8884 or email, who will be happy to help.

We are also proud to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion, supporting our commitment to being a great place to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff.