Sep 272019
 

Trustee - Priest's House Museum Trust

Business / Organisation Name: Priest's House Museum Trust
Business / Organisation Sector: Not-for-Profit
Business / Organisation Website: http://priest-house.co.uk/
Business / Organisation Type: Charity or Not-for-Profit
Role Title: Trustee
Remuneration: Pro Bono

Role Description

The Priest’s House Museum is an award winning independent museum located in the centre of Wimborne Minster. We serve communities across East Dorset, providing a wide range of outreach activities and learning programmes.

The Museum has been awarded Heritage Lottery funding in June 2018, totally £1.6M for an exciting major re-development of the Museum incorporating the East Dorset Tourist Information Centre that will transform our visitor offer and enable us to reach out to and engage with new audiences.

The Trust is seeking to appoint up to two new Trustees to join the Trustee Board, with a view to being formally appointed by Thursday 28 November 2019 AGM, who can bring experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Accountant/treasurer – who could be from any type of accounting, tax and wider finance background
  • Running/being involved and familiar with a small and / or medium sized charity and / or business and including interpretation of management accounts and to be strategic at the same time
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Fundraising including from bespoke events, business, community, grants and foundations, individual and legacy giving etc.
  • Dorset and wider networks
  • Hospitality and Leisure/Tourism

In order to support us to deliver this exciting project and to develop the Trust’s longer term ambitions we are seeking trustees who are diplomatic, be able to present ideas and challenge points in a convivial manner and have the ability to get on with trustees, staff and volunteers. The role of Trustee is non-executive, providing a rewarding opportunity to use your expertise and experience to support and shape our future.

The Trust is seeking to diversify the board as widely as possible and welcomes applications from all ages and backgrounds including those who may not have been a trustee before. The Trust is open to applicants from beyond the East Dorset area, although any trustee must be available to attend 4 board meetings each year, to sit on one of the committees and equally to support with attendance at museum events and ad hoc volunteering.

For an initial informal discussion and recruitment pack please contact:

Deadline for applications: Friday 18 October 2019

Panel review of applications: Friday 25 October 2019

Interview date: Friday 1 November 2019 (backup Thursday 31 October)

Application Details

Please post or email your application, in confidence, to:

David Morgan
Chairman
Priest’s House Museum and Garden
Museum of East Dorset
23-27 High Street
Wimborne Minster
Dorset BH21 1HR
museum@priest-house.co.uk

Closing Date: 18/10/2019
Contact Telephone: 01202 882533
Contact Email: museum@priest-house.co.uk

Sep 142019
 

Trustee - TimeBank

Business / Organisation Name: TimeBank
Business / Organisation Sector: Not-for-Profit
Business / Organisation Website: http://www.timebank.org.uk
Business / Organisation Type: Charity or Not-for-Profit
Role Title: Trustee
Remuneration: Expenses only

Role Description

We believe that you get more out of volunteering than you put in. Do you?

Join us as a trustee of TimeBank, the national volunteering charity, and help us build on the success of our volunteer projects that tackle some of the most complex social issues in our society. You’ll join a group of dedicated trustees who are passionate about our work, who share a collective pride in what we’ve achieved and have huge ambitions for our future as TimeBank celebrates 20 years in 2020.

Application Details

Please go to http://www.timebank.org.uk/about/vacancy/trustees-wanted where you can download a Trustee Application Pack; provide contact details for two referees and send your CV, covering letter and completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to: chiefexecutive@timebank.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 7th October.

Successful candidates will be invited for an interview with our Chair, Peter Beeby, Chief Executive Phil Pyatt and another member of our trustee board.

Closing Date: 07/10/2019
Contact Name: Phil Pyatt
Contact Telephone: 02031110701
Contact Email: phil@timebank.org.uk

Aug 162019
 

Chair - Sussex Wildlife Trust

Business / Organisation Name: Sussex Wildlife Trust
Business / Organisation Sector: Not-for-Profit
Business / Organisation Type: Association
Role Title: Chair
Remuneration: Unpaid

Role Description

We are looking to continue to reflect key business experience through our board of trustees and are seeking to recruit two additional representatives with a combination of significant project management and/or fundraising and marketing expertise.

The successful candidates will be familiar with the responsibilities of both charity governance and management and have experience of being a trustee, advising on effective strategic direction as well as development and implementation of major capital projects, such as the set-up and development of visitor centres, and/or fundraising.

In addition, experience of Health & Safety, HR knowledge and chartered accountancy skills would be advantageous.

This role is voluntary and unpaid. If you have experience in any of these areas and would like to help us make Sussex a place for nature’s recovery, we would very much like to hear from you.

Application Details

Please send your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter to the Chief Executive Office, swtceoffice@sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk or telephone 01273 497526 for an informal talk.

Closing Date: 30/09/2019
Contact Name: Maria Jonsson
Contact Telephone: 01273 497526
Contact Email: swtceoffice@sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk

Aug 132019
 

Non-Executive Chair - Pressure Technologies Plc

Non- Executive Chair required for Leading Designer & Manufacturing AIM Listed Company serving Global Energy, Defence & Industrial Gases Market

Role: 1084

A Non-Executive Chair is required for Pressure Technologies Plc, an AIM Listed designer and manufacturer of high-integrity, safety-critical components and systems serving global supply chains in oil and gas, defence, industrial gases and hydrogen energy markets.

Pressure Technologies is UK based with businesses serving a growing blue-chip customer base. The Group has two divisions: Precision Machined Components and Chesterfield Special Cylinders, with a total of 220 employees across five operational sites in the UK and two regional offices in Germany and the USA.
Pressure Technologies is seeking a Chair who will work closely with the Executive to deliver growth and create value. The Chair will understand the business, mentor and support the Executive team and have a good grasp of AIM governance and guidelines.

The appointment will be for an initial three year term, reviewed annually. The Chair will be expected to work 2-3 days per month for Board and Committee meetings, strategy reviews and workshops. Meetings are held six times per year in Sheffield.

In addition to the Chair role, Pressure Technologies is also seeking to add two Non-Executive Directors who can contribute effectively to the Board. Candidates should have experience of being an Executive or Non-Executive Director, ideally in manufacturing (see separate role specs).

This role will close on 11pm, Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Please click here to log on to our website for further information and to complete an application form.

Dec 112018
 

Chair & Non-Executive Director - ZOO Digital Group plc

Role: 1069

A Non-Executive Chair is required for ZOO Digital Group plc, a fast-growing and ambitious AIM-listed tech disruptor with a current market cap of c£100m. ZOO offers a range of software-based services to showcase, localise and distribute movies, TV shows and other digital content. The company is based in UK (London & Sheffield) and the US (California).

ZOO’s services help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences in nearly every country of the world. ZOO’s vision, based on its innovative technology and thinking, is to be the “go-to” service partner for TV and movie businesses to deliver content to consumers in any language and on any platform, a market with an estimated current value of $3bn and growing at over 10% pa.

ZOO is seeking candidates who are prepared to work closely with the CEO and have a focus on the medium to long term growth of the business, collegiate in approach and able to bring together the views of the ZOO Board members to ensure high quality decision-making to support the development of strategic plans that will underpin significant international business growth.

The Non-Executive Chair will be appointed for an initial three year term and will be expected to work 2-3 days per month (formal & informal time) for Board & sub committee meetings and strategy away days. Meetings are held in London and Sheffield and include one meeting per year held in the US; remuneration will be £45k per annum (to be reviewed in year 2).

In addition to the Chair role, ZOO is also seeking to add a Non-Executive Director who can contribute effectively to the Board; candidates should be able to demonstrate involvement with one or more disruptive, rapid growth companies.

This role will close on Monday 7th January 2019

Please click here to log on to the First Flight website for further information and to complete an application form.

Nov 012017
 

Non-Executive Director Digital/Business Experience - Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is the professional membership body for Speech and Language Therapists with over 17,000 members. The RCSLT head office is in London with satellite offices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The RCSLT is looking to appoint an expert in digital technology to join our Board of Trustees.

Along with the general duties for a Trustee, we hope that the successful individual will bring the following to this specific role:

  • Provide thought leadership on the role of digital in the organisation’s vision.
  • Highlight the opportunities and the risks of digital, in terms of RCSLT’s strategy in general.
  • Translate the risks and opportunities of digital for other Trustees, to enable the Board as a whole to engage in an informed way, including the evaluation of new proposals.
  • Champion the use of data analytics in Board discussions and in driving the delivery and improvement of recruitment and retention of members.
  • Draw on networks to support RCSLT’s work.

The selection process is by means of a covering letter stating how you feel you fulfill the requirements of the role, a CV and a completed skills matrix. If you are short-listed, there will be an interview at our London offices.

The role specification and skills matrix are downloadable and more information about the RCSLT can be found here www.rcslt.org. Interested candidates are invited to contact the CEO for an informal discussion by phoning 0207 378 3007.

The successful applicant's term of office would run from appointment to the RCSLT’s Annual General Meeting at the end of September/October 2020, with the expectation of a three year term which is renewable annually.

The closing date is 20 November 2017 and you will be informed if you have been short-listed for interview by 30 November. Interviews will be at our London offices on 13 December.