1. CPRE Leicestershire

Chair - CPRE Leicestershire

Remote in Leicestershire

We’re looking for someone with for someone with leadership and charity board experience and a passion for environmental and countryside issues to provide leadership to our board of trustees and oversee the future direction and development of our charity.

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Who we are

CPRE Leicestershire is a long-standing and well-regarded environmental charity dedicated to protecting, promoting and enhancing the Leicestershire countryside for everyone’s benefit.

The role

In this role you will be:

  • ​Providing strategic leadership to our charity and supporting fundraising,membership and engagement initiatives
  • Ensuring our charity meets constitutional and governance requirements
  • Ensuring the financial integrity and long-term sustainability of our charity
  • Ensuring board meetings and our AGM are held on a regular basis
  • Building relationships and representing CPRE at community, council and partnership meetings
  • Liaising with local CPREs, regional groups and national CPRE
  • Supporting trustees and volunteers and identifying candidates for succession
  • Safeguarding the good name and values of our charity
  • Providing or arranging line management of any employees
  • Advocating the work of CPRE through public speaking and media interviews
  • Chairs also represent our charity by being the voting member at national CPRE

Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • A commitment to CPRE policies, brand, campaigns and initiatives
  • Some previous experience in leadership, management and organisational development
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate diplomacy,impartiality, respect and confidentiality
  • Previous experience of committee work- paid or voluntary
  • Knowledge of environmental and countryside issues
  • Knowledge of the charity sector including funding and governance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with people from different backgrounds and abilities
  • Be able to commit to volunteering regularly to suit your availability,including attendance at meetings
  • We ask that all trustees are, or are willing to become, members of CPRE

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