Royal Economic Society seeks a Chief Executive


The Royal Economic Society (RES) is the national learned society for Economics, with approximately 4,000 members worldwide. The Society publishes two academic journals, organises a large international annual conference, together with other events/activities for academics, students and the general public, and has various grant schemes to which members can apply.

We are now seeking applications for the post of Chief Executive.

The Chief Executive will take overall responsibility for the administration of the Society, reporting through the Secretary-General to the Executive Committee (the Board of Trustees). Working with the officers and committees, the Chief Executive will help the Society to meet its overarching aim "to promote the study of economic science".

Candidates for this exciting new post will provide strong evidence of effective and collegial leadership, demonstrating management experience at a senior level together with financial management expertise/knowledge. They will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and show a keen interest in economic issues.

Full details including job description and application details on our job listings page.

Application deadline : Noon (GMT) 4 Jan 2017