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  • Location: London
  • Organisation: The Fitness League
  • Closing Date: 20 September 2017 | Non Executive Director

Trustee

The Women’s League of Health and Beauty (WLHB) is a national charity. The Trustees are looking to co-opt a new Board member with PR knowledge and experience in order to further the development of the organisation.

•  The Women’s League of Health and Beauty (WLHB) was established in 1930 and became a registered charity in 1950.

•  The charity works under the more common name of Fitness League since 2000 which is currently going through re-branding and will be known as FLEXERCISE from September 2017.

• It promotes physical fitness and training, providing education of teachers in the Bagot Stack exercise system and the provision of classes and associated events

• It provides a support structure for the encouragement of teachers in initial training and through life long continuing professional development.

• WLHB is an associate member of Sport & Recreation Alliance and a founder partner of EMDP (Exercise Movement and Dance Partnership, known as EMD UK)

• FL has a website www.thefitnessleague.com

• Meetings are generally held in London (up to 6 per year) however applications can be from any geographical area without restriction

• While trustee positions are not remunerated reasonable travel expenses are re-imbursed.

• Trustees are expected to serve on a working group.

•  The maximum term of office for a trustee is 3 terms of 3 years

•  WLHB has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons 

Specification for a Trustee with PR knowledge and experience

ROLE: Trustee, WLHB

RESPONSIBLE TO: Chair, WLHB 

This sets out the important skills and experience, etc. that you will need for the role. Each is ranked according to its importance (see key below)

Skills and abilities:

Business skills

2

Financial management

2

Ability to challenge, critically question and express opinions clearly

1

Analytical skills

2

Experience:

Management experience (paid or voluntary)

2

Professional skills in social marketing and media

1

Experience of strategic marketing and project management in the commercial or voluntary sector

2

Financial, budgetary control, balance sheet, income and expenditure

3

Fundraising

3

Committee function/committee experience

3

Knowledge:

Ideally Knowledge of or empathy with fitness industry or leisure provision

2

Personal:

Commitment to developing this charity for the 21st century

1

Willingness to attend meetings and gain knowledge of the charity

1

Team player with good interpersonal skills

1

Able to share collective responsibility for Board decisions

1

Ability to work as an ambassador for the charity

1

Commitment to equal opportunities

1

Key to scores:

1 Essential

2 Desirable

3 Useful/welcome

Contact Clerk to the Trustees for further details and application form: Email: alison.flcoordinator@gmail.com 

Telephone: 01256 327014 

Postal address: 32 Inkpen Gardens, Lychpit, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8YQ 

Closing date for receipt of application forms: 20 September 2017

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