Deadline: 9am, 18 March 2019
Tax Justice UK (TJ-UK) is looking for thoughtful, passionate and committed people to join our board of directors and help the organisation grow and achieve impact.
TJ-UK is a young campaigning organisation, set up in mid-2017. Our mission is to ensure that everyone in the UK benefits from a fair and effective tax system. We make the case for the positive role that tax plays in our society and champion changes to ensure that the tax system works better, while at the same time supporting a fair, sustainable and thriving economy. TJ-UK is non-partisan and works with those on the right and left of politics.
Board members are responsible for the governance and strategic direction of our work, and have collective legal responsibility for Tax Justice UK’s management and administration. Board members need to be able to attend four Board meetings per year, as well as participate in occasional ad hoc calls, meetings and email exchanges.
We welcome all applications from eligible candidates, but particularly encourage applications from women, and from black, Asian, and minority ethnic candidates. We are also particularly seeking people with significant experience in the following areas:
- Public and/or political campaigning
- Working in policy / advocacy / campaigning for:
- a trade union organising public services workers
- an organisation which advocates on behalf of welfare beneficiaries and/or public services users
- Finance or economics, including of how the UK tax system works
This is an unpaid position, but travel expenses are provided, and funds are also available to support childcare arrangements if needed.
Please read the application pack for more information about the role.
The chair of the board, Will Snell (will [at] taxjustice.uk), and the Executive Director, Robert Palmer (robert [at] taxjustice.uk), are both available to answer any questions.
How to apply
Please send in a CV and a letter of interest of no more than 2 pages by 9am 18 March 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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