Chair

Ref: 3953

IntoUniversity

London, UK

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Role Managed by:

Ilona Motyer

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 207 340 6200

f: +44 (0) 207 340 6201

e: Ilona.Motyer@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Board

Salary & Benefits: Voluntary

Closing Date: 18/02/2019

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IntoUniversity is an ambitious national charity which aims to address under-achievement and social exclusion amongst young people by providing academic support and mentoring at local learning centres across the UK. At each centre IntoUniversity offers an innovative programme that supports children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain a university place or another chosen aspiration.

IntoUniversity has a strong reputation for professionalism, effectiveness and impact.  In the last ten years the charity has grown from a stand-alone centre to a network of 29 centres and extension projects in twelve cities, with plans to grow further in England, Scotland and Wales. Last academic year it provided services for over 30,000 children and young people.

The board at IntoUniversity is seeking a new Chair who will work closely with the trustees and senior management team to ensure that the charity meets its strategic objectives and continues to increase its impact by promoting the aspirations of some of UK’s most disadvantaged young people.

The new Chair will be an experienced and accomplished leader with a substantial professional profile and experience of governance at the highest level. They will be someone with outstanding interpersonal skills combined with a strong commitment to the transformative impact of education and social mobility. They must be able to demonstrate the core values of talent, quality, compassion, aspiration and teamwork. The Chair will have an increasing role as an ambassador and advocate within the education, funding and policy sectors. The Chair will be a confident fundraiser and will play an active part in developing philanthropic and commercial relationships for IntoUniversity.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 3953. The deadline for applications midday GMT on the 18th February 2019.

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