We’re looking for a new Secretary of the Board!

Our Secretary of the Board, Emma Smith-Bodie, is stepping down and we’re looking for someone to continue supporting the Board as we work towards our 2023-2026 Business Plan.

The Secretary has the responsibility for organising Board meetings, Annual General Meetings and General Meetings, prepare agendas and take accurate minutes and actions, as well as other adminstrative responsibilities aorund Board management. We hold 8 Board Meetings a year, as well as our Annual General Meeting in October and Spring General Meeting in April.

You will have proven adminstrative and organisational skills (paid or voluntary). Experience taking minutes is a plus but not mandatory.

What are we looking for?

  • To prepare agendas in consultation with the Chair.
  • To circulate agendas and any supporting papers in good time.
  • To receive agenda items from other Board members.
  • To check that quorum is present.
  • To minute meetings and circulate the draft minutes to all Board members.
  • To ensure that the Board accepts the minutes as approved.
  • To check that Board members and staff have carried out action(s) agreed.
  • To circulate agendas and minutes of the Annual General Meeting (AGM), General Meeting (GM) and any special or extraordinary general meetings.
  • To ensure up-to-date records are kept of Board membership.
  •  Ensure that the charity/charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) complies with the
    requirements of the Charity Commission in terms of registration, reporting, changes to
    governing documents and directors etc.
  • Make Arrangements for Meetings: To ensure arrangements for meetings are met such as booking the Windmill Centre or creating virtual links for hybrid meetings.

How to apply?

Please email your CV and a cover letter describing why you would be good for the position and why you want to apply to secretary@brixtonwindmill.org by Sunday 9 June 2024.

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