Company Secretary

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Totnes
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
This is a great interim opportunity for an experienced Company Secretary to work for a forward-thinking charity based in the South West. As Company Secretary you will play a key role to support the charity's exciting plans for further development and innovation in the sectors of arts, culture and education. The Company Secretary will lead on company secretariat, legal, compliance and governance arrangements across The Trust.
The role:
* To provide expert support to the trustee and subsidiary boards, including induction, management of Trustee's responsibilities, assistance with the recruitment of new Trustees and regular communication on matters of the Trust.
* To support senior managers with clear support and guidance on matters relating to governance, compliance and legal.
* To be the lead contact with The Charity Commission, ICO, Intellectual Property Office and other governing bodies.
* To create and deliver the corporate governance timetable, issue agendas and minute Board and management meetings.
* Ensure compliance across The Trust by developing and delivering training in legal and compliance matters.
* Act in the capacity of DPO.
Skills and experience:
* You will have previous experience working as a Company Secretary, ideally within the charity sector.
* You will be diplomatic and credible at senior level, developing and managing relationships with Trustees and senior managers.
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal discreetly with matters of a confidential or sensitive nature.
* Strong leadership and organisational skills.
* Knowledge of data protection and intellectual property rights.
If you have previous experience of working as a Company Secretary in the charity sector and can commit to an interim position of 6 months, this offers a fantastic opportunity to work for an impressive and well-respected organisation with exciting and ambitious plans.
Full time hours.
6 month interim position.
For an informal chat about this exciting opportunity please contact Jo or Katie at RyderSlade

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