Secretary to the Trustees

The Eranda Rothschild Foundation

Location Wing, Buckinghamshire

Position Full time

Salary Competitive but dependent on experience

Application deadline 6 September 2019
The application deadline for this role has passed

About the Eranda Rothschild Foundation

Founded by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild in 1967, the Eranda Rothschild Foundation is a UK registered charitable trust making donations to registered charities working in the fields of medical research, education and the arts.

The Foundation receives approximately 1,000 application each year and its total grant-making is in excess of £2m per annum.

About the role

The position of the Secretary to the Trustees is central and the postholder will be responsible for the efficient operation of this grant-making charity from receipt of initial enquiry and grant application, to the processing and selection of grant applications to the decision-making high-profile Trustee Board and the post meeting management and monitoring of grants made. 

About you

The Secretary to the Trustees should have substantial administrative experience gained in a philanthropic/charitable environment, ideally having worked for a family foundation.  The role requires the postholder to be self-motivated and comfortable working on their own.

To apply

Please download the Job Description/Person Specification document and to apply for the position of Secretary to the Trustees, email to the contact below your CV and a covering letter, indicating your suitability for the role. 

Please also include the following information:

Current Annual salary, leave entitlement, Employers’ pension contribution, Employee’s pension contribution, any other benefits and notice required.  Please additionally include the names and contact details of two referees.

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