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Global Action Network

Job Description

GLAN has identified that to achieve the Charity’s objectives, it should seek the appointment of new Trustees with backgrounds and experience in Fundraising, Journalism/Communications  and Campaigning.

The criteria for these vacancies are

Trustee (Fundraising/)

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will work with our existing trustees in reviewing our existing funding strategy in a manner that supports our international legal work.  The role of trustee will initially be on a three- year basis, at which point there will be an option to stand for re-election for another 3-year term.

Main activities

  • Attend and participate in trustee meetings.
  • To help in maintaining a clear funding strategy that supports GLAN's activities and development plans.
  • Provide assistance with identifying new and diverse sources of funding and connecting GLAN to related opportunities.

​​What are we looking for?

We are seeking an individual from a background that could include one or more of the following:

  • Experience in a similar role, advising charities and/or as a trustee
  • Possesses a track record in strategic planning and implementation. 
  • An ability to effectively raise a charity's profile in order to attract potential donors.
  • An enthusiasm and commitment to social justice.

Vacancy for Trustee (Campaigning)

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will join our accomplished Board of Trustees and work closely with GLAN's Director to guide our strategic growth. Specifically, we are looking for an individual who can lend expertise and insights on campaign planning and management in order to support our international legal work and fundraising. 

Main activities

  • Attend and participate in trustee meetings and activities
  • To provide expert advice and guidance around fundraising, campaign planning and management.
  • To ensure that GLAN remains faithful to its charitable objectives.

​​What are we looking for?

We are seeking an individual from a background that could include one or more of the following:

  • Experience in campaign planning, preferably in the charity sector and/or as a trustee
  • Possesses a track record in strategic planning and implementation. 
  • An ability to effectively raise a charity's profile.
  • An enthusiasm and commitment to social justice.

Trustee (Journalism/ Communications)

What will you be doing?

We are looking for an individual with a background in journalism who can lend expertise and insights on how GLAN could build its reputation in this sector.

Main activities

  • To assist with profile raising and identifying potential partners in the world of journalism who would be interested in supporting GLAN and its work.
  • To ensure that GLAN remains faithful to its charitable objectives.
  • Attend and participate in trustee meetings and activities

​​What are we looking for?

We are seeking an individual from a background that includes one or more of the following:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role, advising charities and/or as a trustee
  • A background in the field of journalism.
  • Possesses a set of connections across print and broadcast media. 
  • An ability to effectively raise a charity's profile.
  • An enthusiasm and commitment to social justice.

The role of trustee will initially be on a three-year basis, at which point there will be an option to stand for re-election for another 3-year term.

What difference will you make?

Growth and Impact: Working with the appropriate candidate GLAN would have an opportunity to grow and, in turn, magnify the international impact of its work.

Sustainability and Capacity: We would become more sustainable organisation that could plan more effectively and have a greater capacity to take on more innovative cases.

Strengthening our Board: This role would contribute to a strong Board whose members work together effectively and are properly support one another.

What's in it for the Trustee?

We are a creative, passionate and hard-working team building a ground-breaking charity. It is an exciting opportunity to help shape its future trajectory. As a young organisation with a unique legal approach, GLAN would be the perfect platform for you to work creatively on meaningful work. Ultimately, you would gain a unique experience by being part of a team that aims to make a tangible impact in the field of human rights. 

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.