Do you have experience and natural leadership qualities? Champion Oxford Pride, guide and inspire our team but also represent the values and mission of Oxford Pride to the wider community.
What is a Trustee?
Trustees provide an essential and legal requirement for all charitable organisations. Trustees are recruited to take overall responsibility of the organisation, ensuring that the charity delivers its charitable aims and works within both recommended and legal guidelines.
There are a number of responsibilities involved in becoming a Trustee and as such you are advised to read the publications available from the Charity Commission.
The Board of Trustees is made up of professional persons, proprietors, senior managers, and directors. The team is lead by the Chair and supported by the Treasurer and Secretary. Non-Executive Directors also hold Trustee positions within the board.
All Board of Trustees and Management Committee are volunteers and dedicate a lot of time throughout the year to ensure the day-to-day management of Oxford Pride. Both the Trustees and Management Committee oversee this activity, but only the Trustees are involved in strategic decision-making.
What will I be doing?
- Oversee all activities of the Group.
- Liaise with the Treasurer to forecast and budget all Oxford Pride events.
- Liaise with the Secretary to maintain records and membership responsibilities.
- Organise all General, Extraordinary, and Annual General Meetings with the support of the Secretary. The Chair may appoint a Trustee of the charity to chair any of these meetings.
- Represent the Charity externally within the local community in liaison with the Communications Officer.
- Should the Chair resign, an Extraordinary General Meeting shall be called as soon as possible to elect a replacement. Until the election has occurred, another Trustee will act in place of the Chair.
- Must attend all Board of Trustee Meetings unless unable to do so through illness, annual holiday or other suitable agreed reason.
- Be available (excluding illness or other exceptional circumstances) throughout the annual Pride event to answer any queries.
- Experience managing a diverse team and ability to work to deadlines. Knowledge of both Company and Charity Law however not essential.
What do I need?
How do I apply for the role?
If you are interested in applying as a Director/Trustee, get in touch to discuss your ideas and experience for this role – we’d love to hear from you and meet you too! You’ll need to be over 18 and a current member of Oxford Pride. Please complete our membership form. To apply, please complete the application form and send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com.