Help lead NCWNZ and Gender Equal NZ

Applications are invited for three board members for three year terms.

Do you believe in a Gender Equal New Zealand?  If so, consider becoming a Board member of New Zealand’s iconic gender equality organisation – the National Council of Women New Zealand, founded by Kate Sheppard.

We’re in the midst of re-positioning ourselves to finish the job Kate started, and you could be a part of our new movement. Building on our long, proud history of achieving social and economic change, we’re now leading a new movement that is more modern, vibrant and relevant for New Zealanders today! Gender Equal NZ aims to harness the growing interest in gender equality and to take collective action for change.

We are looking for experienced, action-orientated governance professionals who are committed to our cause, with proven skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Strategic oversight of organisations
  • Brand and digital strategy
  • PR and media
  • Fundraising, sponsorships and revenue diversification
  • Investment and asset management.

In addition to governance, you will also be able to leverage your networks and provide “hands-on” strategic leadership and support for our small Wellington based operations team.

The Board wishes to reflect the diverse nature of our population. Applicants representing tangata whenua, Pasifika, Auckland, and regional representation are desired.

Our seven member pro bono board meets at least seven times per year (either face-to-face in Wellington or by video conference), and the commitment from each board members averages around 8 hours per week.

Board members will be elected at our conference on 31 August to 1 September.

To apply, please send a cover letter (no longer than 500 words, your current CV and weblink to a 2 minute video to Vanisa Dhiru (President) at boardadmin@ncwnz.org.nz by Friday 11 May 2018.

Role:  Board Members (3)

Term: 3 years

Location: National position

Closes: 11 May 2018

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