we're looking for our next ceo!

Find out more about akt’s search for a new CEO and how to apply.


At akt, we have started our search for a new CEO!

We are looking for a new chief executive officer, who will lead to our team and support us in continuing our journey to deliver crucial support services to LGBTQ+ young people at risk of, or experiencing homelessness.

Our charity currently works with over 800 vulnerable young people a year, providing both face-to-face and online support. We help young people to access safe accommodation and provide support to access education, training or skills to ensure a successful transition to independent living.

We’re looking for an experienced CEO, who is an engaging leader with a strong understanding of our charities core values, and has had experience working closely with a Board in a voluntary, public, or private sector organisation.

If you are motivated by our mission and can provide us with the leadership we seek, we’d love to hear from you!

Location: This role is suitable for someone based in London, Manchester, Newcastle or Bristol ( This role will involve hybrid working between home and office, some travel may be required)

Deadline for applications: Friday 7th of June 2024

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role:

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How to apply

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:
• Your CV (no more than three sides).
• A supporting statement (no more than two sides) that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the knowledge and experience criteria.
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It is unacceptable for any young people to find themselves homeless, as a result of who they are. akt are a fantastic charity, who are offering crucial support services to LGBTQ+ young people. This role will be a rewarding opportunity for a person looking to make a positive difference to the lives of LGBTQ+ young people.
Shān Nicholas, current Interim CEO