Non-Executive Director

Posted by Portobello Business Centre

Non-Executive Director

North Kensington, Greater London Check commute

Voluntary (Unpaid)


About the organisation

Portobello Business Centre is a not-for-profit social enterprise that over the last 25 years has been at the forefront of empoweri... Read more

Job Description

Put your skills and expertise to good use and make a difference to the local community devastated by the Grenfell disaster.

Non-Executive Directors needed to help lead the long-term rebuilding and support of local people, businesses and economy.

Why get involved? This is an exciting opportunity to join the Board of our not-for-profit organisation that over the last 25 years has been at the forefront of empowering local residents into enterprise as well as developing and fostering businesses in one the most deprived areas of London.

Over the last two years, we have played a critical role in supporting and now rebuilding the community and businesses that continue to be adversely affected by the Grenfell tragedy.

As a BEIS approved Enterprise Agency, our award winning work has attracted both local and national recognition and continues to receive backing locally from the Council and the wider community. PBC is a leading social enterprise with any profits are reinvested into our mission - ‘to help people to start, grow and expand their businesses, and realise their full potential through the provision of affordable, high quality, independent and confidential support.’

We are looking for a number of committed people to join the PBC Board as either Chair or Non-Executive Directors. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals with the following demonstrable experience and skill:

  • Fundraising and networking skills - ability to network and develop new opportunities with local decision makers and influential individuals to secure funding and support.
  • Legal and Human Resource skills- ability to provide input on legal and HR matters.
  • IT knowledge - with an understanding of organisational IT infrastructure and website.
  • Marketing and communications expertise – especially of externally positioning

The Roles we are looking to recruit are a new Chair and at least four Non-Executive Directors who will join our board.

Detailed Role Descriptions and Person Specifications for the Chair and Non-Executive Directors are available to download.

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Applications for the Chair and Non-Executive Director positions is via CV and covering letter submitted online. 

You can put yourself forward for one or both positions - but please clearly indicate this on your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 27 August 2019 at 10.00 am.

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