Chief Executive Officer

The Royal Photographic Society
Closing date 09 December 2022
Location Bristol
Position type Permanent
Role Leadership / Strategy
Education Bachelor's
Experience >5 years
Benefits See below

Job description

The Royal Photographic Society has been at the forefront of photography for over 170 years and is one of the oldest photographic societies in the world.  It has pre-eminent status as a learned society with an active and enthusiastic membership of amateur, enthusiast, professional and fine art photographers.  In these challenging times, when photography and film have ever more universal power to communicate themes and ideas across continents, the Board of Trustees is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to lead the transformation necessary for the continued evolution of the RPS.  If you think this could be you … the President and Trustees of the RPS urge you to apply.

This is the principal executive officer of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) with responsibility for informing and supporting the governance work of the Board of Trustees, including the Board’s setting of the Society’s vision and strategy. The RPS is going through a period of change and development and the Board is looking to appoint an experienced business leader to deliver this transformation by communicating its significance, modelling the desired changes, building a strong top team, and getting personally involved in making it happen. Full details are in the attached PDF

How to apply

Closing date for applications: midday on 9 December 2022.  If you have any questions, or wish to discuss the role, please email our President, Simon Hill HonFRPS, at