Board Director Recruitment

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE CHAMBER SEEKS NON-EXECUTIVE BOARD DIRECTORS

Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic membership organisation that has been supporting local businesses for over 100 years. The Chamber represents all types of business (big and small) from every sector. We provide our members with a huge range of networking opportunities, training and essential business services and benefits. Our Vision is to build and nurture a respected, influential business community and share knowledge, advice and opportunities

We are accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the largest and most powerful voice for business in the UK and the Chamber is proud to have won BCC’s National Chamber Award for “Excellence in Membership Services” for an unprecedented 3 years in a row (2014, 2015, and 2016), “Excellence in International Trade” award in 2017 and also the coveted “Chamber of the Year” award in 2015.

The company also holds the Investor in People Silver standard, reflecting our continued commitment to developing the staff who are at the heart of the services we provide to businesses.

The Chamber Board is made up of senior managers from the Chamber’s membership organisations and we are looking to enhance the range of experience and knowledge within this group by gaining interest from like minded individuals who are committed to the Chamber network and what it has to offer the business community.

As a director you will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of governance are applied to managing the performance of the Chamber’s activities and for representing the interest of the Members. As an ambassador you will promote the Chambers aims and objectives as appropriate across the business community.

The Chamber Board looks to be representative of its Members’ activities, our current mix is diverse, however we are keen to attract individuals who have the following knowledge and experience; Financial Management, Logistics Sector, International Trade, Education, and IT/Creative Industry, although this is not an exclusive list and we would welcome interest from any individual who meets the essential criteria as detailed in the Person Specification document.

If you feel that you could fulfil the role of Board Director and can commit to the time requirements as highlighted in the Job Description then please submit a CV, along with a covering letter, to myself paul.griffiths@northants-chamber.co.uk expressing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Closing date for Applications: Friday 1st February 2019

Informal Interviews: week commencing 11th February 2019

Paul Griffiths

Chief Executive


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