External Trustee

Job Title: External Trustee
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Manchester
Reference: UMSU
Contact Name: Charlotte Raynes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2019 16:23

Job Description

University of Manchester Students’ Union has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an External Trustee with Commercial Leadership and Business Development experience.

We are an ambitious and transformative educational charity and we are looking for someone who is a credible leader with demonstrable experience of supporting organisations at board level.

We also need the following:

  • Knowledge and experience of the way charities are governed
  • A willingness to gain knowledge about the work of the Students’ Union and developments in Higher Education
  • An ability to introduce different  perspectives about the impact of the Trustee Board’s decisions upon the student body at Manchester.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to lead us to meet and overcome financial challenges in common with the rest of the sector and the high street at large. We face many challenges including ensuring our commercial services are financially sustainable and meeting the needs of our members and customers.

To find out more about our organisation and how to apply for this role visit