Chief Executive Officer - National Association of Funeral Directors, Solihull

£80,000-£100,000 + company car + benefits


An unparalleled opportunity to set the strategic vision for the National Association of Funeral Directors, influence the future health and direction of the wider funeral profession and play a leading role in society’s changing views and needs at the end of life.

The NAFD is the leading trade association for the funeral profession, representing more than 4,000 funeral homes nationwide, as well as suppliers to the profession and overseas funeral firms.

A Chief Executive Officer is sought to navigate and develop the NAFD through a period of change for the profession; engaging with members, politicians, the media and other stakeholders, across a variety of areas, to ensure the NAFD continues to be viewed as a robust and broad shouldered trade body that acts as an effective voice for both the funeral profession and for bereaved families.


Particular experience is sought in corporate governance and change management, to ensure the structure of the organisation is fit for current and future needs.

The CEO is the lynchpin of the NAFD, providing strong, day-to-day leadership for the team of staff based in Solihull and across the UK, as well as a wider team of elected volunteers drawn from the membership, in their work across a wide range of sector relevant activities from parliamentary lobbying to professional development.


If this unique role sounds like your ideal next challenge please visit, in the first instance, for a full role profile and person specification, contact details, and further information about the selection process. 


Closing date for applications is Monday 11 June 2016.