Non-Executive Trustees

  • Job Reference: 00095792-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Newport Live is currently recruiting independent Non-Executive Trustees with a passion for Newport, who can help us deliver our strategic objectives as we seek to continue to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic and support the economic and well-being regeneration of Newport, as we Inspire People to be Happier and Healthier.

The current Chair of the Newport Live board has announced that he will retire as a Trustee and as Chair in March 2023. The board, therefore, is seeking to appoint a new Chair to work with the Vice Chair and the Chief Executive through an exciting period of change for the charity. The Chair will be elected by the Board from within its Community Trustee Membership and as such, any newly recruited Trustees will be eligible for appointment.

Trustees are required to support the Chief Executive to lead the governance of the Trust in the provision of well-being, sport, leisure arts and cultural facilities and community intervention and engagement programmes in the interests of social welfare to the local communities.

An important part of the role is to steer and lead the organisation to ensure it promotes community participation. Wherever possible positively influencing the behaviours of the public on the benefit of living and practising an active lifestyle and the value of the arts and physical activity upon their physical and mental well-being and quality of life.

Experience, skills and abilities:

* A good knowledge of the sport, leisure, theatre, arts and culture sectors
* Experience of working within the community, 3rd sector or with related groups or clubs
* A good understanding of the objectives of Newport Live and in particular, health and wellbeing
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Analytical skills and the ability to work at a strategic level

And /or specialist skills:

* Sustainability
* Business or Charity Management
* Business Insight & Intelligence Financial Option appraisal(s)
* Marketing & Sales
* Law
* Human Resources
* IT & Digital management

For more information, please visit our website where you'll find the full candidate pack.
Newport Live recognises and embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people from the global majority, women, young people, and people from the LGBTQIA+ community, who are currently underrepresented on our board.

To apply, please submit a copy of your CV and complete the short expression of interest form attached on our website. The closing date for applications is Sunday 4 December.

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