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Board Secretary

  • Location: South East
  • Organisation: Para Dance UK
  • Salary: Para Dance UK will refund reasonable travel & subsistence expenses and work-related expenses
  • Contract: 8 hours per month minimum
  • Closing Date: 12 August 2020 | Non Executive Director

Para Dance UK  is a registered charity and National Governing Body with a mission to ensure that the disability community can be involved in dance in all its forms, to promote the sport of Para Dance Sport within the UK, and to maintain and improve awareness and engagement in inclusive dance in Dance teaching/coaching standards. Para Dance UK recognises the value of diversity in all its forms at all levels of the organisation, including at Board level, and they are committed to increase the diversity of their leadership and welcome applications from suitably qualified people regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a high quality professional service to ensure the effective delivery and recording of Trustee meetings. The individual will be working closely with the Chair, board of trustees, and Executive office to provide governance advice and secretariat support. The successful candidate should be an effective communicator who is good at building relationships, has excellent organisational skills and maintains high standards of corporate governance. They will be a trusted advisor to the Board, Executive and Committees, therefore diplomacy and an understanding of sensitivities relating to confidential information and deadlines when managing meetings is essential. 

Trustee meetings are held on a weekend every quarter (on Saturday’s, 1 every 3 months). The board also conduct monthly teleconferences for 1 hour (usually on Monday evenings) to discuss key Para Dance UK business.

This is a voluntary role. Para Dance UK will refund reasonable travel & subsistence expenses and work-related expenses.

If you would like to apply then please submit your CV and an accompanying 500-word statement, detailing why you would be a strong Board member for Para Dance UK. Applications should be submitted to with the subject line reading: Para Dance UK  – (Title of the role applying for) by 12:00 noon on August 12th. 

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