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Treasurer CharityComms


CharityComms is the membership network for communications professionals working in UK charities.

  • Location: Flexible
  • Salary: Unremunerated

About us & who we are looking for

CharityComms is the membership network for communications professionals working in UK charities.

We’re here to help raise the standards of communications across the charity sector, to fly the flag for communications as a vital strategic function at the heart of charities, and to connect communications professionals through sharing best practice.

Our vision is to enable every charity to value and use effective communications for a better world.

It’s a brilliant time to join us.

We’re financially stable have navigated the pandemic in good shape. Our Head of Finance is well established and steering the financial performance of CharityComms confidently. Our Board is increasingly engaged and becoming more diverse. This platform has allowed us to review our business strategy and consider ways we can maximise our assets and develop new, exciting and innovative opportunities.

Our Treasurer will be a critical enabler to a more impactful future. As well as asking searching questions of our finances, we need somebody who can help us to critique new ideas and support our business case development. In other words, your input will give staff and board members the confidence and assurance to move forward with new investment opportunities. You will also help us to weed out the opportunities we should avoid!

This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the strategy and impact of CharityComms, share your ideas and experience, work alongside highly regarded peers, and gain valuable experience in governance. You can read the full job spec here.

There are four board meetings per year held in the late afternoon / early evening. In addition, there are four finance committee meetings. There is a requirement to engage with CharityComms business on an ad hoc basis, however, we anticipate the role taking no more than 8 hours per month.

After reviewing the skills and diversity of our current trustee board, in addition to strong finance skills, experience in the following areas is desirable:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • HR/Governance

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion HR/Governance Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people and people with disabilities are all currently underrepresented on our board of trustees. Candidates from these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We also want to encourage people who are considering a Trustee role for the first time, as well as people without professional finance qualifications who have the requisite financial and commercial acumen.

Our Commitment to Equal Opportunity

We wish to encourage applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief.

All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Disabled applicants are invited to contact us in confidence at any point during the recruitment process to discuss steps that could be taken to overcome operational difficulties presented by the job, or if any adjustments or support are required regarding the recruitment process.

Click here to download the Job Description

Click here to complete the Equality Monitoring Survey

To formally apply, please submit a CV and supporting statement (maximum 1 side of 1 A4 page) that clearly outlines your suitability for the role against the criteria provided in the person specification, including your interest and motivation in applying for this position.

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Grant Taylor - Managing Director of Peridot - charity executive search

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