Chair of the Board of Trustees
ICON is seeking a new Chair who will be an enterprising and passionate supporter of cultural heritage and lead the organisation through a period of growth and change. This fulfilling role will appeal to a people-focused individual with a well-developed understanding and real appreciation of conservation. You will welcome the opportunity to actively engage with ICON’s membership at this period in ICON’s development and you will have the experience, vision, skills and enthusiasm to help ICON shape its next strategy and deliver sustainable financial growth.
The application is open to anyone with an understanding of and dedication to conservation principles and who supports Icon’s Values and Mission of delivering ‘Advocacy, Excellence and Engagement’ in conservation.
The closing date for applications is 15 September 2019.
ICON is also looking for two new Co-opted Trustees to bring strength and experience to the Board. Icon’s Board of 16 comprises a majority of professional conservators and a number of Co-opted Trustees from outside the field. The organisation is now looking for two new Co-opted Trustees to bring strength and experience to the Board. Icon’s Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the organisation and are both charity trustees and the directors of the charitable company. We particularly welcome applicants who have experience in some of these areas:
- Financial management, either in a commercial or charitable environment, including familiarity with management accounts, financial risk and project finance
- Fund raising, with experience with fundraising, donations, legacies and membership campaigns
- Marketing communications, including social media
- Organisational change, as Icon addresses future opportunities and challenges
The closing date for applications is 22 September 2019
For full role descriptions for all the positions mentioned please click here.