Ashden Trustee (Treasurer)

We are inviting candidates to put themselves forward for the role of Trustee and Treasurer, to oversee the financial health and administration of the charity. You will chair a new Finance and Operations Committee (a sub-committee of the main Board) and report to the full Board of Trustees at regular intervals on its state of financial health, in line with best practice, and in compliance with the governing documents and legal requirements. As a trustee, you will contribute towards Ashden’s strategies and their implementation.

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a super-smart and fun group of Board members at a critical time for the climate and to guide Ashden as we seek to grow our impact.

Deadline for applications is 6 March, with interviews taking place week of 23 March.

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Climate Change Stakeholder Engagement Officer

This exciting new post offers a unique opportunity to work with our successful Liveable Towns and Cities Team whilst being embedded in the heart of the North of Tyne Combined Authority. The post holder will lead on developing and testing a methodology for policy development that solves environmental and social issues whilst also integrating the wellbeing, livelihoods and economic needs of local communities.   

  • Full-time, fixed post for 2 years 
  • Salary c. £30k per annum plus benefits  
  • Employed by Ashden but based at North of Tyne Combined Authority (Newcastle upon Tyne) 

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of successful community engagement, experience of working in partnership with a range of community groups and with a good understanding of local government and the communities it serves.  

Download full job pack here.

Applications should be submitted to by 30 January 2020.