Role:    Chair of the Board of Trustees

Salary: Non-remunerated (expenses paid)

Closing date: Thursday 26 March 2020

greenspace scotland is recruiting for a Chair of the Board of Trustees to take on the role when our current Chair, David Jamieson, retires in October 2020 after completing his full term of office.

As Chair you will be a champion for greenspace scotland, with a passion for what can be achieved through action on greenspace, coupled with influencing and advocacy skills to make wider connections. Working with the board and CEO you will provide strategic leadership, demonstrating the skills and experience to lead the board effectively, ensuring the proper governance of the organisation and supporting our continued growth as a sustainable social enterprise.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Strategic leadership and development skills – supporting the board and staff team to review and develop strategy and business plans
  • Networking, influencing and advocacy skills – making connections to develop and support greenspace scotland activities
  • Partnership skills – supporting and collaborating with the Board, Chief Executive and developing wider partnerships

This is a voluntary role and trustees receive no remuneration. Trustees are entitled to claim expenses in line with greenspace scotland’s expense policy.

The time commitment for the role is approximately 10 days per year with flexibility to increase if necessary.

If you share our passion for greenspaces and our goal of ensuring that everyone can enjoy easy access to quality greenspaces which meet their needs and improves their quality of life, then we would love to hear from you.

Download the Chair recruitment prospectus

Download the application form