Would you like to join SOFII as a trustee?

SOFII’s board of trustees is looking for three enthusiastic individuals to join us and help SOFII grow. If you think you could bring new ideas to SOFII as one of our trustees, we would love to hear from you.

Written by
SOFII
Added
December 19, 2020

What skills are we looking for?

SOFII is a small charity with just three part-time staff. Our trustees are actively involved in advising on our day-to-day work and future strategy. For this reason, a new SOFII trustee would ideally have the following skills:

· a strong empathy with SOFII’s mission to spread great fundraising: combined with a range of experience, skills, and expertise in fundraising and a strong commitment to donor care,

· a willingness to devote the necessary time to SOFII meetings and events and to be available to provide advice and support outside meetings and to carry out ambassadorial tasks on behalf of the charity,

· demonstrable experience of building and sustaining relationships with colleagues to achieve organisational objectives,

· good communication skills and an ability to empower and challenge colleagues supportively,

· a track record of commitment to promoting equality and diversity.

SOFII trustees do not need to be resident in the UK, so interest would be welcome from candidates living in other countries. You do not need to have any previous experience as a trustee.

How to apply

If you think you can bring the skills and enthusiasm that will help our charity thrive in 2021 and beyond, then please get in touch. 

Simply email joanna@sofii.org for a copy of our trustee job description and more details on how to apply. The closing date to submit your completed application to SOFII is 29 January 2021.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the author: SOFII

The SOFII collection aims to be the most comprehensive, best organised, and most inspiring collection of fundraising related content from around the world.

Recent Articles

The wit and wisdom of George Smith: instead of Help the Aged, let the aged help

‘A good proportion of one fifth of the population is loaded and leisured, financially secure and has quality time on its hands’ said George Smith. How can fundraisers tap into that potential?

Read more

Introducing Fulfilled Fundraisers, a new learning platform for fundraisers

Now, more than ever, fundraisers want to connect with their peers and help each other. Thankfully there’s a space where you can learn from the best in the business, without even needing to leave your desk: Fulfilled Fundraisers.

Read more

A medieval ‘course’ in writing an appeal

Do you think appeal writing is a recent science? Think again. In this super article, Mark Phillips of Bluefrog Fundraising takes you all the way back to the Middle Ages.

Read more

Communication and the English language

Ken Burnett tackles bad use of the English language in fundraising and explains why getting this crucial matter right can make all the difference.

Read more

The Olive Cooke story

How the tragic case of Olive Cooke impacted the fundraising sector and led to radical change.

Read more