Chairperson and Board Members Recruitment

We are seeking to appoint a voluntary Chairperson to lead the Board of Trustees, as well as up to two more Board Members.

The role of the Chairperson is to:

  • Work with the Business Manager and Trustees to lead the organisation, including setting goals and implementing the strategic plan
  • Set the agenda and chair Board meetings and the AGM
  • Represent the One World Shop at events and appropriate meetings.

Applicants for the role of Chairperson must have experience in charity governance and management, strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as the time and commitment to support the One World Shop.

For additional voluntary Board members, we are particularly looking at people with skills and experience in any of the following:

  • Social enterprises
  • Retail management
  • Business management
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Human Resources

Board members are encouraged to offer ad-hoc support for the Business Manager in specific areas of expertise and be available for some project based work every 2 months.

Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh.

If you are interested in joining us as either the Chairperson or a Board member, please email a CV and covering letter outlining what skills you could bring and your motivation to Rachel Farey, Business Manager rachel@oneworldshop.co.uk