Job description

Want to change the way the world works for women?

If so, we're looking for three Trustees to join our Board. Previous Trustee experience would be advantageous, although we’re equally happy for individuals to develop into the role.


Why join UN Women?

Created in 2010, UN Women UK is the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. We are committed to changing the way the world works for women from a UK perspective, setting the strategic direction for the UK, and delivering policies, programmes and campaigns, in the local UK context. We partner with our strong government, business and civil society network to reduce gender discrimination and improve the lives of women and girls across the country.


What We’re Offering:

An opportunity for you to influence thestrategic direction and success of UN Women through stronger governanceand participation in our campaign activities. 

You’ll be part of a growing world-class organisation with one of the best employment/human rights brands in the market. Our programs positively impact people at their most vulnerable and in impactful ways. 

You can help shape the world, as we want to believe it is possible. 


We want to hear from you if you have:

·      A strong interest in and empathy with the vision, mission and values of UN Women

·      A can-do positive attitude

·      The ability to think strategically and provide guidance and advice  

·      Strong interpersonal and communication skills 

·      IT literacy with access to a PC and the internet.

·      Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

·      Ability to devote the necessary time and effort and attend all Board Meetings

We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who has held senior roles in Charities or has expertise in Fundraising Strategy or Business Growth. 

This is a voluntary role, and the time commitment will vary during the year depending on the work programme, management responsibilities and other commitments. It is estimated that the time equates currently to an average of 2 to 3 days per month. The Board usually meets 5 times a year in London with sub-committees meeting (usually via conference call) monthly.

Posted on: 16 November 2019
Closed date: 31 December 2019
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development

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