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Closing Date

Sunday, 19 November 2023




Sydney (preferred) or Melbourne

Lead this growing non-profit, leveraging excellent leadership & strong commercial acumen to improve the lives of young people and their mental health.

  • Use your leadership skills to inspire a passionate, committed team.
  • Foster innovation and growth to create positive change.
  • Use proven commercial expertise to build on a strong reputation.

The organisation

batyr is a dynamic Australian non-profit charity established in 2011, dedicated to improving young people’s mental health. batyr are leaders in prevention and stigma reduction. Through lived experience storytelling and peer to peer education, batyr creates a safe platform for open conversations about mental health. batyr recently celebrated 10 years and set a bold new strategy to realise their ambition to impact 3 million young lives by 2030.

The role

The CEO will be responsible for bringing the organisation’s 2030 strategy to life. You will be an experienced leader capable of motivating and inspiring a dynamic and passionate team and working with a diverse group of stakeholders to ensure continued innovation and growth. You will be commercially minded and experienced, yet balanced in your approach to ensure genuine social impact is created and measured for lasting change.

You will be experienced in working with and reporting to a board and engaging with key funders, particularly government, donors and partners operating in the mental health system. You will be a skilled communicator, capable of inspiring individuals within the organisation and beyond to galvanise change, and you will demonstrate your understanding of, and role in systemic change as the world around our young people continues to evolve.
As a seasoned leader you will bring financial literacy, and experience in operational and governance excellence.

To apply

People for Purpose is partnering with batyr to lead the search for this role.

We invite you to read the position description and batyr’s strategic plan. To review their annual reports and financial statements, please visit their website at

Once you have absorbed this information and completed your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing batyr and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 19 November 2023.

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