HelenF

HelenF

At a glance

Skills

  • Digital strategy
  • Social media marketing
  • Marketing strategy
  • General management
  • HR
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Governance

Where

Based in Hertfordshire
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at the office

Time

Mostly outside office hours

Aprox a day a month to include a combination of working and out of hours. 

Causes

  • Arts
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health
  • Sports
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people

Type of role

Trustee/Governor

About me

A digitally focused CEO for an international B2B publishing company focused on HR Recruitment & Leadership, an experienced volunteer as School Governor / Director, and a sports Volunteer leader. 

Core areas of expertise include, Executive leadership, business management, workforce and client engagement, designing and implementing corporate strategies,  future proofing cultures and work place design, digital marketing, content creation and social media for both corporate and voluntary bodies.  Mentoring senior leaders to provide and communicate a clear vision to cascade throughout an organisation to deliver outstanding performance.  

As part of a number of roles for school governing bodies both at secondary level, experience of a new school launch creating the value proposition to deliver an OFSTED outstanding experience and a turning around a failing school.  Recruitment of senior leaders and teachers, policy making, community outreach, uniform design, launch marketing & PR strategies.  Membership of committees covering leadership, resources and curriculum.  Link Governor for SEN, Creative Arts & English.  Governor representation for recruitment and disciplinary hearings, open days and community events. 

I bring a wealth of experience working as part of leadership teams either creating, or supporting organisations to design, implement and communicate strategies.  Working with stakeholder groups, whether these are internal or externally focused, to provide a consistent approach to performance improvement, business management, HR, digital marketing, corporate communications and PR.  Expertise of GDPR & E-privacy, building permission based user groups.

A flair for building communities on social media and bringing people together. Persuading people and organisations to try something new, be creative or take a risk.   

What am I looking for

NED / Trustee / Governor role for higher education or training, or a Chair role within the secondary education.  Alternatively the arts, or sports sector. 

I have approx one day a month I can dedicate to this combining both work and out of work time.