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The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) – Chair of Trustees

The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) is looking for a committed and enthusiastic Chair to join our Board of Trustees. This is a voluntary role and the successful candidate will help develop the existing board and management team as well as lead strategic development in 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to help us make a real, positive impact in the lives of local communities.

The right person will have board level experience, knowledge of charity governance, a keen interest in the work of ELGT, and a strong commitment to the Trust’s ethos. A background in strategic planning, the environment sector, health and social care, public bodies or Scottish charity management would be advantageous.
The primary focus of this role is to lead the Board of Trustees in providing effective governance and strategic leadership to the Trust. You will also line manage and support the Chief Executive in their role, chair quarterly Board meetings efficiently and effectively, and act as an ambassador and public face of the Trust.
You can find more information and details of how to apply by downloading the documents below. If you’d like to have an informal chat with the current Chair or Chief Executive about the role, please call 0131 445 4025 or email charlie@elgt.org.uk. Further information can be found here – http://www.elgt.org.uk/about-us/vacancies

Closing date: Monday 30th October 2017, 12noon

Interview date: Monday 13th November 2017

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