Job Title: Trustees
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Unknown
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Trustees
Contact Name: Charlotte Bird
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 29, 2019 11:57

Job Description

The Money Advice Trust is seeking to appoint Trustees to its Board. This is a unique opportunity to play a part in the future of one of the UK’s most influential debt advice charities.


The Trust helps hundreds of thousands of people in financial difficulty each year directly through our advice services, supports debt advisers through training, and is at the forefront of a dynamic and high profile policy area, which attracts significant political and public interest.


There has never been a greater need for accessible, effective debt advice which changes lives for the better. Our vision is to help people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence, and our strategic plan focuses on how we will help more people, more effectively. The Trust:


  • Provides telephone, webchat and online debt advice to the public and small businesses via National Debtline and Business Debtline;

  • Seeks to work more effectively with other key charities in this area;

  • Is a centre of practical and policy expertise, thought leadership, training and support for the free debt advice sector, and training and consultancy which helps creditor organisations identify, understand and support people in vulnerable circumstances.


What we are looking for


People with diverse backgrounds, skills and experiences who have integrity, strategic vision, good independent judgement and a willingness to speak their mind.


People with a commitment to our vision and values. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Ideally, we are also Iooking for someone whose profile includes skills/experience in: bidding and commissioning; or, digital design/delivery; or, consumer insight, but if you have a passion for our work, and don’t have this background do still please apply.


Trustee positions are unremunerated, voluntary positions. Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses can be reimbursed. The time commitment is a minimum of six hours per month. For more information on the Trust, please visit our website and to download a recruitment pack, visit.    


To apply for this position please send a CV and a supporting statement (no more than two pages please) explaining why you would wish to become a trustee and what you would bring to the Trust to If you would like to discuss the Trust’s work with the Chief Executive, Joanna Elson, please contact  


Closing date for applications: Monday 3 June 2019

For shortlisted candidates:

  • Telephone/meeting with Chief Executive, before interview
  • Interviews: Wednesday 10 July 2019 in central London (UK travel expenses covered)