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External Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

  • Advertised from 10th November 2020


We are seeking an External Trustee to sit on our Trustee Board who has strategic thinking, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a willingness to speak your mind. This is a volunteer position. We are ideally looking to appoint an External Trustee with knowledge or experience in one of the following areas:

• Financial Management

• Digital Engagement

• Human Resources

• Income Generation

• Strategic Planning

• Project Management

• Third Sector

• Marketing and Communications

• Community Engagement

Trustees are not expected to be experts in any area. All applications will be considered. This is for a three year term. We would particularly like an individual that has experience of financial management, for example has experience in setting budgets and reading Management Accounts and Audited Accounts. Our income is normally about £0.75M annually. You can read our audited accounts that includes our annual achievements and performance.

A full induction and training programme will be provided. You would be expected to attend at least four meetings a year, an annual training event and some social activities. The meetings are currently taking place online due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Please note that current GCU students and employees cannot apply to be a External Trustee.

Application notes

Further information is available from

Closing date 23 November at 12 noon