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We are seeking a new elected Board Director and Trustee to represent the membership on Together TV’s (The Community Channel) Board.

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We have three Members on our board who are elected by our Members (our Community Shareholders). Laura Hopper, one of our current three elected Members, is stepping down at our September AGM and we are now running an election, among our Members, to elect her replacement. Our other two elected Members are Philip Turvil and Amooti Binaisa. We are keen to widen further the diversity of our elected Member trustees and would particularly welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds as detailed below.

As a Board Director & Trustee, the commitment and energy you display will make a direct difference to Together TV and everyone we work with. You will bring your skills and experience to support our work including our strategy and future plans, helping develop our aims, objectives and goals as well as making financial and policy decisions. We are also keen to bring additional skills and experience to our board in one or more of the following areas: digital strategy, TV/VOD content (e.g. commissioning, acquisitions, funding), finance (media/charity/development), charity partnerships.

You will join a group of energetic and welcoming directors including senior professionals from the media and charity sectors and help ensure that we are accountable to our community shareholders/members, beneficiaries, media partners, donors, regulators and the public in general. Time commitment is roughly 0.5 day per month, with typically 4 meetings per year (please see details in the Director Pack attached).

 Philip Turvil: Elected Member since 2019

Philip Turvil: Elected Member since 2019

Why should you apply?

Being on the Together TV Board is a great way to enhance your professional profile, meet and work with other senior executives and learn new skills and perspectives. Above all, you will make a real impact on what Together TV does and will do: inspiring positive change. If this sounds like it’s for you, please read and download the relevant documents below. Applying is easy and we are here to help with any questions.

Director Pack >>
Application Form >>
Equal Opportunities Form >>
Community Channel CBS Rules >>
Together TV's Annual Report 2020 >>

Please submit the application form setting out the basis of your interest in the role and evidence of how you meet the competencies above, accompanied by a CV and Equal Opportunities form and send to Alex Kann [email protected].

Together TV actively encourages applications from people from the following groups to help broaden the Board’s diversity: People from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME), LGBTQ+ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and other identities), people living with a disability and/or people with personal experience of financial hardship or claiming welfare benefits.

Closing date for applications is Friday the 23rd July at 5pm, and this will be followed by a voting period. During the Voting period, your Application Form will be shared with the Members in a version free from sensitive data.

The successful candidate will be announced by the 11th August 2021. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please do contact me at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Caroline Diehl MBE
Chair and Founder

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