Home-based
Camberwell, Greater London
Voluntary
Job description

We are looking to appoint a new trustee with a professional background in charity fundraising to join Book Aid International’s Board of Trustees.  

Book Aid International is the UK’s leading book donation and library development charity. We work in over 25 countries, bringing the gift of reading to millions of people who would otherwise have no access to books. In 2019 we sent 1,211,423 books to over 130 organisations around the world and raised over £2 million to fund our work, entirely from voluntary income.

Book Aid International’s Board of Trustees share ultimate responsibility for governing the charity and directing how it is managed and run.

As a member of the Board of Trustees you will help set the strategic aims, objectives and direction of the charity. The skills and knowledge you bring will enhance the Board and support Book Aid International in achieving its charitable objectives.

Key accountabilities

Set and maintain the vision, mission and values of the charity
Ensure the charity complies with charity law requirements and other laws that apply to the charity
Ensure the charity’s resources are responsibly managed
Act in, and further, the charity’s best interests.

Requirements

Act as an ambassador for the charity and represent the interests of all stakeholders
Actively participate in all Board meetings and other Trustee meetings as they arise
Contribute to the effective performance of the Board
Support the executive team in managing the charity
Support the fundraising team with advice and guidance
Chair the Development Board.

Skills and knowledge

Professional charity fundraising knowledge, notably in individual giving (including digital), corporate and major donor fundraising and community fundraising
Knowledge of the UK charity fundraising sector
Strategic planning skills
Data analysis skills.

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Book Aid International is the UK’s leading book donation charity. We work in over 25 countries, bringing the gift of reading to millions ... Read more

Posted on: 24 September 2020
Closed date: 21 October 2020
Job ref: Fundraising Trustee
Tags: Fundraising

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