RBST is looking for a Chief Executive to lead the next phase of our essential work; capitalising on our successful conservation track record, lifting our financial and commercial performance and ensuring the Trust plays a key role in addressing the challenges of farming and conservation in the 21st century. The new CEO will provide inspirational and effective leadership to RBST’s dedicated team and work with Trustees, and the offices of its Patron, HRH the Prince of Wales and its President, Jimmy Doherty.

Candidates will demonstrate a strategic approach on how farming, conservation and biodiversity links to the objects of the RBST in the wider environment. They will bring an understanding of the complex and changing nature of agriculture policy, and experience of leading teams through change. Financial and commercial acumen, outstanding communications and influencing skills, and the ability to fund initiatives and build new strategic partnerships will all be central to this role.


Salary is competitive.


Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust on this appointment.

Candidates should apply for this role here: www.saxbam.com/appointments using code RABAIA.

The closing date for applications is noon on 3rd September 2018.

Read the job description and person specification here.