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Trustee/Director - Fundraising

Location:

Currently remote. Usually limited travel for some meetings.

Terms of office:

An initial three-year term, this may be extended for two further three-year terms.

Time Commitment:

Four board meetings per year. There may also be occasions when an overnight stay will be required in order to attend a strategy day or trustee event. Trustees will also chair or be a member of other key committees, with a commitment of about one meeting per month; some of these meetings will be online.

Remuneration:

This position is unremunerated. Expenses are reimbursed at cost.

Closing date:

9th November 2020 (5pm)

Interviews:

Likely to take place in the final week of November or first week of December 2020

Application:

We ask that you submit a CV and covering letter ahead of the closing date. If suitable, candidates will then be invited to a meeting at which you will have the opportunity to meet members of the Board for a conversation about your experience. The successful candidate will be officially appointed by the full Board.

Contact details:

Mel Fountain, Central Services Manager [email protected]

Job description:

A trustee with experience of fundraising with corporate funders and high net worth individuals is being sought for the board of MEI. In addition to the standard trustee responsibilities of setting strategy and policy for the organisation while ensuring that it is operating efficiently and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations, the Fundraising Trustee will support the development and overall governance of MEI’s fundraising and related communications strategy, working closely with the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive, and the contracts and finance committees. This is a new post and an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to a national charity at a critical stage in developing its ambitions for the future.

Trustee/Director - Young Trustee

Location:

Currently remote. Usually limited travel for some meetings.

Terms of office:

A three-year term.

Time Commitment:

Four board meetings per year. There may also be occasions when an overnight stay will be required in order to attend a strategy day or trustee event. Trustees will also chair or be a member of other key committees, with a commitment of about one meeting per month; some of these meetings will be online.

Remuneration:

This position is unremunerated. Expenses are reimbursed at cost.

Closing date:

16th November 2020 (5pm)

Interviews:

Likely to be in the first week of December 2020

Application:

We ask that you submit a CV and covering letter ahead of the closing date. If suitable, candidates will then be invited to a meeting at which you will have the opportunity to meet members of the Board for a conversation about your experience. The successful candidate will be officially appointed by the full Board.

Contact details:

Mel Fountain, Central Services Manager [email protected]

Job description:

The Board of Trustees is looking forward to having a young trustee within our team, and benefiting from the contributions and experience of the successful candidate. This will not be a ‘token’ position. The successful candidate will have the same influence, responsibilities, and liabilities as any other trustee. In turn, we commit to provide the support, training and development that you, and indeed all new trustees, need to undertake this role. As our pioneer young trustee, you will be able to help us shape the role and the way we work so that we harness your experience and wisdom at a critical stage as we drive forward our developing ambitions for the future.