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We are always interested in hearing from people who want to get involved and contribute to the growth and the development of the Abram Wilson Foundation.
Post Title: Trustee
Location: Central London
Payment and hours: Voluntary. Four trustees meeting per year. Two additional meetings for strategy/vision days. 12 hours of prep for meetings plus additional ongoing support to the Founder & CEO.
Length of term: 2 years (with the option for the trustees to vote for a further year)
Maximum number of terms: 2 (with the option for the trustees to vote for a third and final term)
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Abram Wilson Foundation is looking for a passionate individual to join our board of trustees and contribute to our growth and development. You will have the opportunity to work with a small but focused group of trustees to contribute to the strategy and mission of the Foundation, while being exposed to some of the most exciting up and coming musicians in London today.
We are looking for someone who has skills in financial planning, reporting and accounting, excellent attention to detail, a good sense of humour, enjoys live music and understands the importance of a creative education.
The Trustees have an overarching responsibility for directing the affairs of the Abram Wilson Foundation (AWF), ensuring that it is solvent, well run and delivering the outcomes for which it has been established.
Trustee duties and responsibilities are to:
– Work with the Founder & CEO in meeting annual fundraising targets by assisting in fundraising activities and helping AWF strengthen its networks
-Determine the overall direction and development of AWF through clear strategic planning while using any specific knowledge, skills or experience to support the Founder & CEO in the delivery of AWF’s strategic goals
-Ensure that AWF does not breach any of the requirements or rules set out in its governing document, charity law, and with the requirements of the Charity Commission as regulator
-To be collectively accountable to key stakeholders and strive for best practice in governance
-Act with integrity, ensuring AWF remains true to its mission, and avoid any conflicts of personal interest or misuse of AWF funds or assets
-Ensure AWF funds and assets are used reasonably and only in the furtherance of its charitable objects as well as maintaining confidentiality about all aspects of Trustee business
-Consider getting external professional advice on all matters where there may be material risk to AWF, or where you may be in breach of your duties and avoid undertaking activities that might place AWF’s endowment, funds, assets or reputation at undue risk
-Commit to a monthly or annual donation to AWF that is within their financial means
-Attend AWF’s events and endeavor to be a visible member of the Abram Wilson Foundation community, as well as promoting AWF, its activities and facilitating opportunities to enhance its profile
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a CV and covering letter to – [email protected]
Please let us know if you have any access requirements for completing your application and/or attending an interview in the event that you are short-listed or if you would like this information in an alternative format.