Local Greens- we're recruiting - 2 x board members

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Local Greens- we're recruiting - 2 x board members

Job descriptions: Board Director & Company Secretary 

Role purpose 
 
To help plan the strategic future of Local Greens by making key decisions at Board meetings. In addition, the Secretary must ensure good governance and Companies House compliance. 
 
Responsibilities 
 
• Advise, guide and support Local Greens 
• Attend, and occasionally host, quarterly Board meetings 
• Evaluate and monitor the performance of the organisation
 • Ensure financial stability and sustainability
 • Ensure Local Greens complies with relevant laws and regulations 
• Help recruit employees and volunteers when required 
• Review and occasionally prepare reports between Board meetings 
• Represent Local Greens at meetings and events (e.g. Country Show and HH market)
 • Support Local Greens in your networks and on social media
  • Declare any conflict of interest • Abide by equal opportunities. 
 
Additionally, for the Secretary role: 
 
• Schedule Board meetings 
• Produce, circulate and store Board meeting minutes 
• Complete statutory registers and Companies House paperwork such as confirmation statements and appointment/termination of Directors. 
 
Essential skills and knowledge 
 
• Commitment to Local Greens objectives – passion for local, organic food and farming • Good independent judgment  
• Knowledge of the local area and community
 • Creative thinking 
• Understand and question financial information 
• Work in a team and collaborate with a range of stakeholders
 • Understand and accept your legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities as a Director. 
 
Desirable skills and knowledge: 
 
• Senior level experience in an organisation (ideally small not for profit or community)
 • Experience of local food business, finance, marketing, HR or operations. 
 
Additionally, for the Secretary role: 
 
• Experience of minute taking 
• Experience of meeting Companies House requirements. 
 
 
Please note: 
 
The time commitment for the Director role is likely to average 8 hours per month (an additional 2 hours per month for the Secretary role). 
 
These are voluntary roles – there is no salary. 
 
To chat through either role, please send a CV and covering email to: info@localgreens.org.uk