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Looking for an experienced sales leader to join our board!

Fundraising volunteer needed for Ethical Reading

We are looking for seasoned, hands-on, dynamic senior sales leader who is passionate about the role of ethics in business and broader society and wants to make a difference locally. We are looking to extend the leadership team and are seeking someone interested in becoming a Board Director to help us grow and develop to the next stage.

Ethical Reading exists to help organisations in Reading and their teams do the right thing by each other, the wider community and the environment and to thrive in the process. It is all about encouraging people to take a compassionate, respectful and responsible approach when making decisions at every level from the board room to everyday interactions.

As this is a volunteer role, it may be particularly suited to a retired senior professional / senior manager or someone working part-time. The successful candidate will join as a volunteer and work alongside the existing team. Nomination to the Board is dependent on engagement and performance over a jointly agreed period.

As a Board Director your work will include the following activities:

  • Leading the sales and business development function
  • Developing sales strategies and executing on them with the help of the other directors and volunteers
  • Building relationships with the our partners at CxO level
  • Managing budgets and forecasting
  • Managing volunteers
  • Using social media to spread key messages

Support given:

  • Volunteer induction and coaching
  • Regular meetings with “buddy” Director
  • Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
  • Volunteers monthly meeting and monthly “Friday drinks”

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Seasoned senior leader with 15+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Understanding of the role ethics plays in business life
  • Comfortable using a PC, and online office tools including email.

Time commitment :

  • 20+ hours per week
Contact person firstname
Gurprit Singh, Director - Co Founder
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Location description
Working from home.
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedAnalytical thinkingDecisiveBusiness orientatedLeaderNetworkerGood sense of humourCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Training description
Ethical Reading (Microsoft Systems)
Is support given?
Description of support
"Buddy director" , weekly directors meetings and monthly volunteers ones
Are expenses paid?
Description of expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Minimum age
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How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
30 September 2021

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