Trustee Opportunities - Fundraising BLUT50306

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Can be based anywhere in the UK
Trustees are not remunerated but travel and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
15 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Trustee Opportunities - Fundraising BLUT50306

Our client is looking for a Trustee with particular skills and experience to join its Board.

  • Trustee with fundraising interest and experience

Our client is an ambitious organisation committed to transforming the way technology is used to improve the lives of people living in or vulnerable to poverty.  Working throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America, they improve the lives of nearly three million people every year through improved access to energy, sustainable agriculture, water, sanitation and waste management and through disaster risk reduction.  With income of over £30m and working in 13 countries they are a medium sized charitable organisation.  This is an exciting time for our client globally as they have just agreed their strategic intent to 2030 and created operational plans to deliver on their ambition.

They are looking for trustees who have an understanding and empathy with their mission, values and work as well as having the experience and ability to provide valuable oversight and make strategic judgments together with your fellow Trustees on a range of complex issues affecting their global organisation.  The Board provides challenge and support to the Strategic Leadership Team composed of the CEO, Country Directors and UK based functional Directors.

Fundraising Trustee

A trustee with extensive experience in public fundraising at board or senior management level to enhance the Board's capacity to provide oversight, advice, challenge and support for our income generation from the public, trusts, foundations and the private sector.  The trustee will support innovation and inspiration as they develop their fundraising plans and to act as a Critical Friend on Fundraising. As Critical Friend for Fundraising you will also be expected to join their Finance Audit and Risk Committee which meets four times a year, and you should be able to attend four Board meetings a year as well as their Strategic away-day.

Location: The Fundraising candidate can be based anywhere in the UK as you will only be required for occasional meetings.

Trustees are not remunerated but travel and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 July 2017

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email