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National Lottery Heritage Fund Committee Member

Employer
Trustees Unlimited
Location
London & South/North England
Salary
Voluntary, expenses covered
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

Job Details

Opportunity for individuals with an enthusiasm and commitment to heritage to become involved in the Fund’s work. The Committee role will give you experience in grant-giving, consensual decision-making and experience of working towards one national strategy.

Who we are

Using money raised by the National Lottery, we inspire, lead and resource the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and in the future.

We are the UK’s largest dedicated funder of heritage, having invested over £8bn of lottery funding to more than 46,000 projects across the UK since 1994. From buildings and museums, to natural heritage, cultural traditions and memories, we fund a broad range of projects that connect people and communities.

The role

​Opportunity for individuals with an enthusiasm and commitment to heritage to become involved in the Fund’s work. The Committee member role will give you experience in grant-giving, consensual decision-making and a unique insight into how a national organisation works and give you experience of working towards one national strategy whilst also striving to achieve local priorities

The Nation and Area Committees assist the Board in awarding National Lottery funds. Meeting four times a year members discuss and make decisions on grants between £250,000 and £5m and provide advice to the Board on UK-wide campaigns.

We are particularly interested in recruiting people who can evidence strong skills and experience in either of the following areas:

• Heritage-led urban and rural regeneration, place-making and management of heritage projects and partnerships;

• Community heritage and intangible cultural heritage (including developing digital engagement and capability), and enabling inclusion, access and participation work with diverse audiences.

• Protection of natural and designed landscapes; especially integrated management,

• Accountancy/ finance/ business background, with strong numeracy acumen

Our new 10-year strategy, Heritage 2033, sets out our ambitions to support projects of all sizes that connect people and communities to the UK’s heritage. Over the next decade we will take a longer-term view, investing in invest in places and at a landscape scale, not just individual projects, to bring about benefits for people, places and our natural environment.

For more information please visit our vacancy page: Vacancies | The National Heritage Memorial Fund iRecruit PortalName (ciphr-irecruit.com)

Company

Trustees Unlimited is a trustee and Non-Executive Director recruitment specialist and offers a solution to the problem many organisations face - trying to recruit high quality trustees and non- executives in a rigorous and yet cost-effective way.

It is a joint venture between Bates Wells Braithwaite, pre-eminent charity sector solicitors, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Russam GMS, leading interim management and executive search firm.

Established in 2009, Trustees Unlimited is one of the premier providers of trustee and non-executive recruitment, and through recruitment, training and mentoring has developed a unique offering that is helping many not-for-profit organisations strengthen their boards.

Whether it is a trustee for a charity, a director for a social enterprise or a volunteer to sit on an audit committee, Trustees Unlimited has unprecedented access to a large group of high calibre people who are actively looking for such roles: with a living database and a diverse network Trustees Unlimited is making a real difference in terms of helping boards become balanced and effective. 

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