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Chief Executive Officer

Angling Trust and Fish Legal

Salary: Market rate plus contributory pension scheme

Location: Home-working or office-based in Ilkeston or Leominster

Are you the next leader to help protect and grow fish and fishing?

The Angling Trust and Fish Legal are seeking a new Chief Executive to lead their two organisations which have been united in a collaborative working relationship for the past 10 years. The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body for angling in England and the representative body for all anglers in England and Wales. You can read more about our work and our collaboration with Fish Legal HERE.

Looking for your next leadership challenge?

  • Are you an ambitious and experienced senior leader with a strong track record of delivering at the highest levels?
  • Are you passionate about the protection and growth of angling and our freshwater and marine environments?
  • Do you have experience of setting a clear vision and mission and influencing at the highest levels to deliver results?

If so, this is the role for you!

As Chief Executive you will:

  • Set and lead on the vision, mission and strategy for both organisations.
  • Manage an experienced senior management team in delivering excellence for our sport and continue to build a strong organisation for the future.
  • Represent angling at a national level - from grassroots anglers through to government agencies, MPs and the media.
  • Use your influence to continue to secure funding for our work and for angling as a whole

Read more about your next role HERE

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to Roland Caley, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to

Download Application Form

Download Diversity Monitoring Form

Deadline for applications: Monday 29 April

Interviews: 21 May in London

Start date: August 2019 preferred


Fish Legal is always interested in hearing from individuals who support our environmental aims and/or have a particular interest in our legal work. Whilst we are unable to offer renumeration individuals can gain valuable experience from time spent in our office. There are opportunities to get involved in all aspects of our work which could include liaising with members, case research, handling telephone enquiries, working on media relations and website content.

If you are interested in volunteering at our Leominster office please contact or telephone 01568 620447 to discuss opportunities.

Contact: Fish Legal - Eastwood House | 6 Rainbow Street | Leominster | HR6 8DQ | Tel: 01568 620447

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