Board Members wanted at Verbal

Great opportunity to play your part in helping others tell their story?

We invite applications from those individuals who have a background in the private, public or community/voluntary sectors and that have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas: Financial; Strategic vision; Human Resources; Networking; PR/Marketing; Digital Technology; Health & Safety; Risk; Knowledge of Core business; Legal; Commercial. (This position is not remunerated)

Verbal’s vision is a world where Every Story Matters.

The organisation believes that storytelling is a transformational, leadership art, open to all, through which we translate values into action: engaging heart, head, and hands.
Storytelling is accessible & participation based created from the experience of challenge, choice and outcome which we all have encountered

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Ulster Hockey on the search for a Management Board Member #PR #Comms #Marketing

Following a skills audit the Ulster Hockey Board has agreed that it requires a Board Member with skills in marketing, communications and PR to contribute to the work of the Board and provide strategic oversight and guidance for staff in this area. With reducing public sector funding to Ulster Hockey, the Management Board has recognised the urgent need to raise the profile of the organisation and increase income from a more diverse range of sources, in order to maintain and grow the existing services Ulster Hockey can offer.    Continue reading

Regional Advisory Board Members (Northern Ireland) wanted by the National Trust

Northern Ireland’s leading conservation charity the National Trust is seeking to recruit a new member to the Northern Ireland Regional Advisory Board.

The Regional Advisory Board is a group of volunteers of all ages and from all walks of life which advises and supports the Trust’s management team in Northern Ireland across a full range of conservation and business activities.   Continue reading

Members wanted for Ofcom Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland

Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the communications and postal sectors, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications, post and wireless communications services.

We wish to appoint three members to our Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland.

The Committee provides advice to Ofcom about the interests and opinions of people living in Northern Ireland and its diverse communities on communications matters, including television and radio broadcasting, postal services, telecoms and spectrum issues. This is an opportunity for you to make a significant contribution to Ofcom’s work.

What you will be doing:

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Board Members wanted for The Odyssey Trust Board

The Odyssey is the Landmark Millennium Project for Northern Ireland and is owned by the Odyssey Trust Company Limited (OTC), a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. The Odyssey is a unique entertainment and educational venue sited at Queen’s Quay, Belfast, comprising 3 main areas

  • The SSE Arena, which seats 10,000 people where ice hockey games, concerts, and family shows are held.
  • W5, an interactive discovery and educational centre.
  • The Pavilion, which comprises the multiplex cinema, ten pin bowling and a range of restaurants.

The OTC Board oversees and manages the investment in the Odyssey to ensure its ongoing viability and promotes its continuing development for the benefit of the people of Northern Ireland.   Continue reading

Board Members wanted for Tourism Northern Ireland

The Department for the Economy (DfE) is seeking to appoint two new members to the Board of Tourism Northern Ireland (formerly Northern Ireland Tourist Board).


Tourism Northern Ireland (TNI) is a statutory Non-Departmental Public Body.

TNI is responsible for the development of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination as well as being responsible for the promotion and marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination within Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. TNI’s vision is to confidently and passionately champion the development and promotion of the Northern Ireland experience.

One appointment will commence on 1 July 2017 and one on 1 February 2018, and the term of the appointment for both will be for three years.

People with a disability and ethnic minority communities are currently under-represented on the Board and applications from members of these groups would be particularly welcome.

We are operating the Guaranteed Interview Scheme for applicants with a disability.

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Trustees wanted at the Family Fund

Join us as a Trustee and help to change the lives of disabled children.

Family Fund believes that all families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people should have the same opportunities as others. It can be a struggle financially, emotionally and physically for families raising a disabled or seriously ill child, and our grants and services help break down many of the barriers families face, improving their quality of life and easing the additional daily pressures.

The role

We are looking to appoint two exceptional individuals who will bring passion and commitment, as well as skills and experience, to our Board. Trustees play an active role in governing the charity and are responsible for setting vision, strategic priorities, and for ensuring that the charity complies with legal, charitable and financial requirements.

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Member wanted for NI Food Advisory Committee

As a modern regulator and independent Government body, the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland (FSA in NI) protects NI consumers with effective enforcement and advice on diet, nutrition and healthy eating.  The Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (NIFAC) acts as an advisory body to the Agency and is chaired by the Northern Ireland member of the FSA Board. NIFAC’s role is to provide advice and information to the FSA, across its remit with a focus on Northern Ireland.

The FSA in NI wishes to appoint one new member to NIFAC in 2017.  The role involves a time commitment of 2/3 days per month, including committee meetings and preparation time, and attracts a remuneration of £5,319 per year (non-pensionable). Appointments are normally for a two or three year term and are made by the Minister of Health.

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Chairperson sought by Craft NI

Craft NI is seeking to appoint a new Chairperson to its Board. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the arts, understands the benefits they bring for the individual and the wider community, who is willing to undertake the responsibilities of a Chairperson and wants to help shape the future of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland.

The Chairperson will be instrumental in helping Craft NI in its mission “To build an integrated, entrepreneurial and vibrant contemporary crafts industry in Northern Ireland, actively supported by regional and local stakeholders, that contributes increasingly to the creative, cultural and economic life of Northern Ireland.

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