Competitive salary + Company car + benefits

A fantastic opportunity to work with the membership to shape the future direction of one of the UK’s oldest and most respected trade associations and play a leading role in society’s changing views and needs at the end of life.

The National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) is the leading trade body for the funeral profession with more than 4,000 members, from the largest groups and cooperatives to the smallest family firms. It upholds standards within the profession through a strict Code of Practice and respected suite of qualifications, supports members in developing their businesses and has built high levels of engagement with government and the media.

A Chief Executive Officer is sought to develop the NAFD as it continues its work in a challenging and ever changing sector; engaging with members, politicians, the media and other stakeholders to ensure the NAFD continues to fulfil its role as a robust and broad-shouldered trade body that acts as an effective voice for both funeral directors and for bereaved families.

Providing leadership for a team of staff based in Solihull and across the UK, and harnessing the efforts of a wider group of enthusiastic and knowledgeable members who serve on the Association’s committees and boards they will have sound commercial instincts, be politically astute and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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