Board Trustee

Recruiter
Open For Business
Location
London
Posted
08 Mar 2021
Closes
18 Mar 2021
Ref
1986212969
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Open For Business is a coalition of leading global companies dedicated to LGBT+ inclusion. We are building the business and economic case for LGBT+ inclusion in countries where the situation is challenging. We and our coalition partners believe that inclusive, diverse societies are better for business and better for economic growth.

We have a number of dedicated regional programmes, including those currently operating in the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and East Africa, with a programme in South East Asia planned for 2021. Each of these programmes works with advocates in the local business communities, strengthening local business voices by providing them with evidence and fact-based arguments. Through our regional research, we put a price on the cost of discrimination.

Our Trustees are responsible for developing strategy, providing governance, and directing the charity towards achieving its mission. To best do so, it is imperative that the Trustees of the organisation represent the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of the communities with whom we work worldwide. Our current Board is diverse with respect to gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and citizenship, and we have a strong ethos of allyship. We seek to increase representation from programmatic areas in the Global South and in the areas of racial background and gender identity.

We have the opportunity to appoint a number of new Trustees. We are particularly looking for people who have knowledge, skills, and experience of at least one of the following areas at a senior level:

• Law â€" to help guide discussions of legal matters of interest to the Board, and to recruit and manage external legal advisors as needed

• Fundraising â€" to help further develop our fundraising strategy and new sources of income

We are looking for outstanding people with a strong commitment to our values and aims. If that’s you, we would love to hear from you.