Head of Education and Engagement

We are recruiting a Head of Education and Engagement to join our senior management team. This role involves working with the Director and Board of Trustees to provide strategic leadership to the DSMF team on all aspects of education and engagement and business development with a long-term income growth strategy, and alongside the Head of Operations, to ensure that DSMF is a well-managed and successful charity with a clear strategic vision.


Suitable candidates will:

  • Be passionate about supporting young people to make safer choices about drugs and alcohol
  • Have a sound knowledge of the drug education sector and evidence-based practice in drug education, with an understanding of the role of prevention in reducing drug-related harm
  • Have experience of strategy development and delivery, business and work stream development and income generation, and building partnerships at both national and local level.
  • Have excellent communication skills, with experience of communicating with national and local media in its various forms, and producing effective communication internally and externally.

The job description and person specification and application form  are available here.  To apply, please return the completed application form to admin@dsmfoundation.org.uk by Sunday 17th September 2023. 

If you have any questions, please contact admin@dsmfoundation.org.uk

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 19th September