Trustee with Digital Experience

Trustee with Digital Experience

At a glance


  • Film / video production
  • Digital strategy
  • Digital Trustees
  • Business development
  • Database
  • IT project management
  • IT strategy
  • Strategic development and planning


Settle, BD24 0ED
Remote opportunity
Travel limit? No


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month, 0-3 hours / week or short term project: 15-90 hours, completed within 4 months
There are 4-6 trustee meetings per year. Then there is attending events and supporting the charity for short projects.

Our mission is to transform lives through story.  We collaborate with communities and artists to create transformative experiences that ignite curiosity and re-imagine storytelling.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a trustee with digital skills. We need support looking at our digital strategy and supporting the board in understanding our digital ambitions.

We are looking for someone with a strong enthusiasm for Settle Stories, what it does, and its future ambitions; also a  commitment to its vision and values; The ability to bring new networks of engagement to the charity to expand its footprint in Yorkshire and the North of England and to help with the attraction of new supporters and profile locally, nationally and/or internationally;  A good understanding of the principles of corporate governance; Integrity, relevant experience and the ability to contribute effectively as a Board member.

Trustees take ultimate responsibility for the work that the organisation does, and the way in which it spends money given by donors, to achieve its aims. It is a big responsibility, focusing on the strategic direction of the organisation, agreeing plans and budgets, and holding the Executive Team to account for the delivery of the plans.

Trustee Attributes and Skills

All trustees will have:

  • A commitment to the organisation.
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.
  • An understanding of the strategic vision.
  • Good, independent judgement.
  • The ability to think creatively.
  • A willingness to speak their mind.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • To adhere to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. Between them, trustees will have the following skills and experience:

What are we looking for?

We're looking for some with strong digital skills. Who can advise on how we can our digital development. Because of Covid-19 we have moved our biannual festival online and are drawing a worldwide audience. When the festival finishes in August we want someone with Digital Skills who can help us capitalise on our successes.

We want to be able to deliver more digitally, advice and support in how to achieve this would be welcomed.

What difference will you make?

  • This role would help us to work more efficiently and therefore reach more people. 
  • We want to deliver more work digitally and this would enable us to reach more beneficiaries.

What's in it for the volunteer?

The chance to support a small vibrant charity at a time of growth. Invitations to events and the chance to meet with artists. Being part of a small friendly team and the chance to help make a difference, helping to change the world one story at a time.

A few more details

Very happy to have an informal conversation with a possible volunteer before applying.

Before you apply

  • Training / employment support
  • Young people

    • Our mission is to change the world through stories.
    • We help young people to develop their creativity and job skills through our Learning Programme.
    • We help local
    • ...