1. Plus Importance Project

Trustee

Hybrid/Bristol

The Plus Importance Project is the UK’s first registered charity focused on the + of LGBT+. We are looking for new trustees, preferably with skills in training, fundraising, sales, marketing and/or public relations.

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Who we are

The Plus Importance Project is a newly registered charity that improves understanding and inclusivity of people in the + of LGBT+, defined as “sexualities, gender identities and sex characteristics including, but not limited to, asexual, genderfluid, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, pansexual and queer”.

As the UK’s first registered charity with a focus on the + of LGBT+, we provide training and support to organisations, educate the public and conduct research on identities in the +.


The role

The Plus Importance Project is a newly registered charity that
improves understanding and inclusion of people in the + of LGBT+,
defined as “sexualities, gender identities and sex characteristics
including, but not limited to, asexual, genderfluid, genderqueer,
intersex, non-binary, pansexual and queer”.

Trustee

​As a Trustee, you will ensure the charity delivers on its vision and
keeps to its values. The Board of Trustees are both jointly and
individually responsible for the governance and strategic direction
of the charity, its financial health and its activities in accordance
with our governing documents and legal and regulatory guidelines.

You will preferably be able to provide the charity with expertise in a
particular area and lead our activities and approach related to one
of the following: training, fundraising, sales, marketing, public
relations.

This role requires a time commitment averaging 2 hours per week,
including attendance at Board of Trustee meetings (every 6 weeks, alternating online and in Bristol) and meetings with the Founder.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the charity complies with its governing document, charity law and other relevant legislation and regulations
  • Ensuring the charity is financially sustainable in both the short-term and long-term and does not spend money on activities
    that are not part of its charitable objects
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the charity, setting
    overall policy, defining targets and evaluating performance
  • Safeguarding the good name and values of the charity and
    managing risks
  • Sharing your expertise in a particular area (preferable)
  • Leading the charity’s activities in a particular area (preferable)
  • Supporting the wider work of the Plus Importance Project

Person Specification:

Essential:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Passion for the work of the charity
  • Personal or professional interest in the work of the Plus
    Importance Project
  • Able to offer at least 2 hours per week

Preferable:

  • Experience of being a charity trustee or a similar role overseeing
    the management and administration of an organisation
  • Ability to scrutinise financial budgets and processes
  • Experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    training, fundraising, sales, marketing, public relations

We particularly welcome applications from people that have lived
experience that is currently underrepresented on our Board of
Trustees, such as people who are Black, Asian, intersex or
aromantic.

To Apply:

To apply for this role, please email our Founder Matt Humberstone
(he/him) on matt.humberstone@plusimportance.org.uk by 9am on
Friday 7th June
with a CV and cover letter detailing your interest
and suitability for the role.

Supporting document(s)

  • trustee-application-pack.pdf - Download
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