Media Defence is recruiting a new trustee.
The Board of Trustees is jointly and severally responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Media Defence, and for its financial health. It is the responsibility of the trustees to further the organisation whilst keeping within its charitable objectives.
To supplement the range of skills and knowledge already present amongst its Board, Media Defence is recruiting an information security / IT specialist, with good knowledge of and experience with managing the IT risks faced by an organisation that works globally, including in repressive countries, and with appropriate experience to provide oversight and guidance on Media Defence’s work.
For more information on duties and person specification, please read the full role description:
For more information on our work and on our achievements to date you can read our Annual Report here.
To apply, please email your CV and covering letter (max one page) to email@example.com.
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