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Chief Finance & Operating Officer  

Salary £52,500 per annum (pro rata based on 35 hour week) 

The role available is for 28- 35 hours per week  


Closing date Monday, May 9th noon. Applications to be sent to [email protected] 

Interviews anticipated to be w/c May 23rd  

Are you our new Chief Finance & Operating Officer?  

County Durham Community Foundation works with local communities to fund projects that fight poverty and enrich lives. We started out 27 years ago and exist to connect supporters who love to give with local causes that really matter. You’ll be joining an independent grant-making charity: working with individuals, families and local businesses who want to put something back into their community, either in their lifetime, or through leaving a legacy.  

As our new Chief Finance and Operating Officer, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in our small, fast-paced team. Reporting to the Chief Executive and working as part of the senior management team (SMT), the post holder will manage the Foundation’s finance and resources and help to maintain an effective organisation that can achieve our ambitious strategic goals. 

We are committed to equity, inclusion and better reflecting the communities we serve across the North-East and are working to broaden the diversity of our team. We actively welcome applications from people with lived experience and from a diverse range of backgrounds and/or identities.  

To apply, please submit the application form and equal opportunities form following the instructions in the guidance for applicants’ document. Please read the job description carefully before applying. 

Guidance for applicants

Job description

Job application form

Equal opportunities form

Thank you for your interest.